Sustainability

A plant-based toddler formula and a cultured, lab-grown breastmilk are trending in US infant nutrition this week, Pic: Getty/kuppa_rock

Alternatives to traditional infant nutrition hit US market

By Beth Newhart

Market trends and unique consumer needs in infant nutrition have producers thinking outside the realms of tradition. New launches from Else Nutrition and Biomilq have recently hit the US, forming new categories.

Hälsa called oats one of the most environmentally friendly ingredients for making plant-based milk, but the US does not currently produce oats that meet Hälsa's quality standards. Pic: Hälsa

Hälsa Foods to convert dairy farms for organic oats

By Beth Newhart

A new program from oat-based yogurt alternative brand Hälsa Foods will partner with dairy farms, and support them converting to farmlands for growing organic oats. It will be led by a team of Scandinavian farmers, researchers and environmental experts.

Dairy Dialog podcast 69: Algenuity, IDFA, Fructital

Dairy Dialog podcast 69: Algenuity, IDFA, Fructital

By Jim Cornall

On this week’s Dairy Dialog podcast, we chat to Tom Bailey, senior dairy analyst at Rabobank; Andrew Spicer, Ph.D. CEO of Algenuity; Stefania Bertone from Fructital, and Robert Chesler, executive director of global dairy & food groups at INTL FCStone.

“We have to disrupt our industry from within, or we’ll be disrupted from without.

DBA appeals to farmers of the future for industry disruption

By Beth Newhart

Some top priorities for US dairy farmers in 2020 are future planning, risk management and secure milk supplies. All were examined at the Dairy Business Association’s (DBA) Dairy Strong conference in Wisconsin in January.

Häagen-Dazs installed a 6.5-mile flowering permanent hedgerow at its almond supplier's farm, creating a year-round habitat for pollinators and other types of wildlife.

Häagen-Dazs buzzing for helping bees

By Jim Cornall

Four Häagen-Dazs brand flavors in the US that depend on bees will display the Xerces Bee Better Certified seal, which indicates ingredients were sourced from almond farms that provide bee friendly habitats.

Danone set intermediate carbon reduction targets for 2030, which were officially approved by the Science-Based Targets initiative in 2017.

Danone recognized by CDP for environmental work

By Jim Cornall

Danone has been given a ‘triple A’ score by non-profit organization CDP for its environmental efforts, namely in tackling climate change, fighting deforestation and protecting water cycles.

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