Dairy Dialog podcast 160: Defend Our Health, DSM, Milcobel

Dairy Dialog podcast 160: Defend Our Health, DSM, Milcobel

By Jim Cornall

This week on the podcast, we have interviews with Pim van Hee, innovation manager dairy and dairy alternatives, and Eric van den Berg, product application expert phages, at DSM Food Specialties; research analyst at Defend Our Health, Roopa Krithivasan;...

Dairy products are reportedly the most sought-after packaged food in weight management.

Weight management packaged dairy products are on the rise

By Beth Newhart

Dairy products represent a large share of the growing weight management market, with more consumers looking for healthy packaged goods. Butter, grains, flour and frozen meals are all expanding in demand.

A Kadence International study has found that Meiji and Marigold dominate the yogurt market in Singapore. Pic: ©iStock/szefei

Guest article

Top 5 yogurt brands in Singapore

By Patrick Young, insight director, Kadence International

Yogurt is enjoyed by almost all age groups across all regions, and endorsed now more than ever due to its probiotic benefits and nutrition value.

Choices chopped: Consumer groups are celebrating the end of the industry-backed tick but have already denounced the replacement app as insufficient.  © iStock/DragonImages

Option paralysis: Consumers were confused by 'Choices'

Dutch ditch healthy eating logo for an app

By Niamh Michail

The Dutch government has ordered the industry-led healthy eating logo to be phased out and replaced with an app that allows consumers to scan products for nutrition information.

Health claim dossiers cost €5m, says DSM

Health claim dossiers cost €5m, says DSM

By Shane Starling from Amsterdam

DSM’s human nutrition corporate scientist, Wim Saris, spoke with Shane Starling recently after chairing a weight management and satiety conference in Amsterdam. He voiced his concern about spiralling health claim costs muzzling innovation.