Young children may be at risk of iron and zinc deficiencies as they
are weaned off milk or formula, according to two reports that may
highlight opportunities in products formulated to meet the
nutritional needs of older infants.
A new analyser is capable of assessing a wide range of components
in milk within 60 seconds and is significantly cheaper than its
rivals, helping dairies to improve efficiency in quality control,
its manufacturer claims.
International ingredients firm DSM has re-organised its dairy
ingredients division into two distinct categories, reflecting
growing demand from customers for both added value and
efficiency-boosting products, DairyReporter.com can...
A new fat replacer from hydrocolloid firm Gum Technology has been
designed specifically to interact with the milk proteins present in
dairy goods, and claims to cut fat by up to 10 percent in
Consumer groups in the US have united against government plans to
allow milk and meat from cloned animals into the food chain,
highlighting a potential dilemma for dairy firms interested in the
An application to add calcium to chewing gum has been lodged with
Food Standards Australia New Zealand by Wrigley's, which would
allow gum sold in Australia to be fortified with the mineral for
the first time.
Canadian researchers are looking into the effects of gelling of
whey protein isolates with xanthan gum in concentrations well below
that usually reported, and have already filed for a patent on the
Soya beverage makers are using more subtle marketing of their key
ingredient and merging with more traditional segments like juice
and dairy in a bid to bring their products into the mainstream,
according to industry experts.
Children with lactose intolerance are missing out on essential
nutrients by avoiding dairy, and could benefit from probiotics and
aged cheeses, say a review from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Dutch dairy firm Campina is aiming to reach critical mass in its
penetration of the North American functional and nutritional
ingredients sector, entering into a joint venture with Canada-based
Sweets such as chocolate and toffees will not be sold in school
canteens throughout Russia from September 1 of this year under a
new initiative announced by the country's chief sanitary doctor,
Milk produced by transgenic goats is seen to shore up protective
intestinal bacteria against illness, thanks to the antibacterial
action of an enzyme found in human breast milk; if the findings
hold true for humans it could help prevent...
New Zealand dairy Fonterra must add a warning label to its new
vitamin K-enriched milk and yoghurt to reduce the risk for people
taking the blood thinning drug Warfarin, said the New Zealand food
Start-up Origo Biosciences has discovered the presence of an
anti-cholesterol immunoglobulin in milk and is investigating its
commercialisation as an ingredient for functional foods that may,
one day, give plant sterols a run for...