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.
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...
The New York City-based company was founded in 2019 by food scientist Laura Katz who aspired to advance nutrition by recreating the functional components of breast milk. The lab produces microbes, ferments, and runs immunity testing.
Danone unveiled what it described as an ‘industry first’ this week: a new infant formula that blends plant and dairy ingredients. Manuela Borella, Vice President of Global Plant Based Strategy & Business Acceleration, tells FoodNavigator the approach...
The US Food and Drug Administration has revealed it will exercise ‘enforcement discretion’ to allow Kendal Nutricare to begin importing infant formula products to the US in a bid to ease the shortages that have hit the market.
The US Food and Drug Administration is loosening the rules governing infant formula imports into the country in a bid to get to grips with shortages. Meanwhile, Abbott Nutrition has said production could re-start at its facility within two weeks.
The US Food and Drug Administration has detailed how it aims to increase the availability of infant and speciality formulas, as shortages on shelf are tied to higher demand and a recall of some Abbott Nutrition products.
French dairy giant Danone has announced plans to take full control of Dumex Danone, the business’ Chinese infant formula brand, while simultaneously exiting its partnerships with Mengniu in the market.
Prolacta Bioscience has announced the journal Cell Host & Microbe has published a proof-of-concept study evaluating the unique relationship between human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) and the infant gut microbe Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis...
Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) — important groups of carbohydrates in human breast milk — can, in some cases, be secreted in very high concentrations, and still be safe and well-tolerated by infants.