Tetra Pak has identified the ready-to-drink (RTD) flavoured milk category as a “strong vehicle” to help the dairy industry move towards “profitability” and away from its reliance on commodity products.
Permitting the use “any safe and suitable” sweeteners - including aspartame - in milk flavouring ingredients would help to stem the current milk consumption decline in US schools, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has claimed.
Children who drink flavoured milk drink more milk and therefore
have higher calcium intakes than those who do not, finds a study
published this week. And contrary to popular belief, the beverages
do not raise levels of fat and sugar...