Yali Bio created a fat called OPO that is naturally found in high concentrations in human breast milk, which opens the potential to improve infant formula and highlights precision fermentation as a “clear technology fit” to produce an ingredient that...
Following a recent investigation into soaring infant formula prices, global food company Danone has reduced the wholesale price of its Aptamil infant formula by 7%, and major UK retailers have passed the cost savings on to consumers.
Kabrita USA launches a goat-milk infant formula following a lengthy process to determine its whey protein concentrate and non-fat dry goat milk as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for infants, the brand’s director of medical and scientific affairs...
Infants who were fed on a novel milk formula containing large milk phospholipids coated droplets in the first four months of life were found to have a body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure that were similar to breastfed infants, according to a five-year...
DairyReporter speaks to Harri Kallioinen, senior vice-president of the R&D arm of Finnish dairy group Valio, on the company's new dry blend-optimized solution and what market opportunities exist beyond the realms of infant nutrition.
Nestlé’s plans to close an infant formula manufacturing plant in response to China’s low fertility rate has sent shockwaves through the industry. What opportunities lie ahead for infant formula makers and how is regulation changing the market?
China dairy giant Junlebao believes that the concentration of a specific variant of DHA molecules – the sn-2 DHA – plays a crucial role in the absorption and efficacy of infant formulas, and has called for industry collaboration to increase understanding...
Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are now officially permitted for use in China’s infant formula, with two multinationals, namely IFF and dsm-firmenich, as well as local dairy giant Mengniu, announcing that they have received approvals in the past week.
The subsidiary of the dairy co-op has signed a distribution agreement with long-term partner Zhongbai Xingye Food Technology to serve a broader range of premium food and nutrition ingredient solutions across China.
The US FDA has issued ‘Good Day Letters’ to dsm-firmenich for three Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notices submitted for the human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) LNFP-l/2’-FL and hypoallergenic grade LNnT and 2’-FL.
A series of papers on breastfeeding, published in The Lancet this year, gives the misleading impression that infant formula advertising is the main factor limiting breastfeeding, argues implicated trade associations.
Chinese authorities are imposing stricter rules on the infant formula industry, with terms such as “imported raw ingredients” and “imported milk source” banned on all product labelling from October 1, 2023.
To keep pace with the changing needs of consumers, the Vietnamese dairy company has secured the expertise of ingredient suppliers including DSM, Beneo and Chr. Hansen as it seeks to bring ‘milk powder closer to the golden standard of breast milk’.
The International Dairy Foods Association says lowering the amount of dairy products offered as part of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program would mean participants would get fewer essential nutrients.
Why does bovine milk dominate the infant formula category, when plant-based is booming in adult nutrition? FoodNavigator speaks with lawyer Jessica Burt from Mills & Reeve, as well as brands Aptamil and Sprout Organic to discuss the plant-based potential...
The Israeli foodtech company says the concept product provides validation of its technology, which involves growing milk-producing cells in a lab. “This is a significant milestone, not just for Wilk, but for the global industry.”
Pascual’s open innovation arm has picked two precision-fermentation dairy startups to invest in, while a quintet of companies has been selected for the second edition of the startup accelerator program.
An internal review of the US Food and Drug Administration’s handling of the US infant formula supply shortage has put the industry’s food safety culture under scrutiny – with the FDA likely to devise sector-specific best practices to avoid future emergencies.
Australia’s plant-based infant formula brand Sprout Organic aims to introduce new packaging sizes and widen its offerings in the infant formula and supplementary food categories for young children, according to its founder and CEO Selasi Berdie.
This round-up will look at developments of brands in the health and nutrition industry, including how brands such as Bubs Australia and Bellamy’s Organic have successfully gained access to the infant formula market in US, as well as Nestle Health Science’s...