Probiotic dairy could help block HIV
Scientists have devised a way of using 'live' bacteria in yoghurt
to deliver medicine that can prevent HIV infection, potentially
opening up a new avenue for probiotic dairy development.
Which? questions probiotics proof
Consumer watchdog Which? has questioned the efficacy of probiotic
products, claiming that there is no reliable research to prove that
they can help general well-being.
Clover looking at microalgae as new omega-3 source
Australian omega-3 producer Clover Corporation is testing whether
microalgae could offer an alternative source of health fatty acids
to its current raw material supply, fish.
DSM sees probiotics potential in cheese
Cheese may be a better carrier of probiotic bacteria than other
dairy products, suggest tests carried out by DSM Food Specialties.
Probiotics set for explosive growth in China
Probiotics, unheard of a year ago, are now being added to more and
more products in China, and look set to see rapid growth in demand,
according to key supplier Chr Hansen.
Danone research taps new probiotics
Danone, France's iconic dairy group, is working with a prestigious
French research institute to find new probiotic strains for dairy
products and understand more about how the 'friendly bacteria'
Machine doses milk with omega-3, without the fishy smell
A method of enriching milk with Omega 3 will result in products
without the fishy taste associated with the oil, Tetra Pak says in
marketing a dosing machine for the nutrient.
Industry pushing omega-3 content in new products
Omega-3 fatty acids are increasingly common on product labels but
few manufacturers are going through the complex formulation process
of using fish oils to make this claim.
Dairy Crest plans omega-3 spread launch
Functional spreads are increasingly holding up value on the UK
margarine sector, says new research, as Dairy Crest plans to launch
a new range containing omega-3.
Chr Hansen tour targets probiotics growth
Chr Hansen's latest Magical Sensory Tour is designed to bring
innovative products to customers and underline the company's ethos
that ingredients can be fun and imaginative.
Danisco dairy plots new probiotic strains
Probiotic ingredients are the main focus down at Danisco Cultures'
research and development labs, but false claims are hampering the
market, business director Patrick Veau tells
Danone to launch probiotic Activia in US
The French dairy group will launch its successful Activia probiotic
yoghurts in the US at the start of next year as American consumers
catch on to the benefits of 'friendly bacteria'.
Infants benefit from prebiotics too, indicates study
Infants formula-makers looking replicate the qualities of breast
milk are turning to prebiotics to boost gut health, according to
Orafti. A new study conducted in France indicates their benefits.
Probiotic juices offer new avenues for dairy
Juices containing probiotic bacteria will see increasing interest
from drinks and dairy producers looking to add value, predicts
Finnish functional dairy innovator Valio.
Industry needs stricter probiotic rules
Too many producers are falsely labelling their products as
probiotic and could present a stumbling block to the sector's
expansion, says the marketing head of leading innovator Valio at