New natural alternative preservative for cottage cheese
A new cottage cheese preservative from Danisco offers manufacturers a natural alternative to its chemical predecessor, says the firm.
New yoghurt cultures meet demand for a mild taste
A new line of yoghurt cultures ensure taste remains mild throughout the products’ shelf life, claims manufacturer Danisco.
DuPont’s €4.9bn acquisition of Danish probiotics and sweeteners specialist Danisco this week is vindication of the increasing economic viability of functional foods, according to analysts.
Danisco expands and updates French cultures site
Danisco has completed the next phase of its cultures capacity expansion with the opening of modernised and enlarged facilities in Epernon, France, allowing it to reduce response times for DVI cultures.
Sustainability and innovation are key to Danisco’s future, AGM
Cost reduction and streamlining efforts at Danisco have pushed the firm ahead of budget, prompting a re-assessment of targets while the firm also places a renewed focus on sustainability.
Danisco acquires South African dairy research company
Danisco has acquired South African firm Research Solutions in a bid to step up its dairy and frozen dessert activities in the country.
Danisco awards student grant for dairy research
Danisco has offered a Food Science MSc student a study grant to pursue research which could help reduce waste and cut costs in the manufacturing of fermented dairy products.
Danisco makes dairy antimicrobial free from artificial hormone
Danisco has removed the growth hormone rBST from the supply chain for MicroGard antimicrobials in response to requests from its dairy customers.
Cultures buck the downward trend at Danisco in Q2
Danisco has reported a drop in quarterly revenues but culture sales grew strongly thanks largely to continued conversion from bulk starter to Direct Vat Inoculation (DVI).
Here’s the scoop: Ice cream is next for stevia
Stevia could soon be adopted by ice cream manufacturers, claims a partnership of ingredient developers which believes it has overcome the technical challenges of producing frozen desserts using the natural sweetener.
Danisco pushes probiotic straw range
Danisco is using major trade shows in Europe and Asia to boost exposure of the probiotic straws it launched last year in conjunction Australian firm, Unistraw.
YoCream makes clinically-backed probiotic frozen yogurt
Danisco and YoCream are claiming a US first with the launch of a frozen yoghurt product containing Howaru Dophilus probiotic cultures, which have been clinically researched for digestive health benefits.
Danisco results show trickle down of consumer savings strategies
Danisco latest results bear testament to the responses of consumers to the economic crisis around the world – with very different shifts taking place in the US and Europe.
Danisco yoghurt focus eyes efficiency without costing quality
Cost efficiency remains key to the development of yoghurt products, but must not be the sole consideration for dairy manufacturers, according to one supplier of cultures and processing aids.
News briefs: Danisco and Dean Foods
This week, organic producer Stoneyfield Farms prepares to step up its functional focus and Dean Foods looks beyond a challenging fiscal half.