Glanbia turns whey into functional, nutritional emulsifier
Modification of whey protein concentrates with high phospholipid
proportions could turn standard emulsifiers into functional health
promoting ingredients, results that could have important
implications for the food industry.
Machine turns whey into texture additive
A new machine allows dairy manufacturers to process whey into an
ingredient they can use to improve the texture and taste of low-fat
Danisco ups production of frozen cultures
Number two cultures player Danisco has ramped up production of
frozen pelletised cultures with a €7mn expansion of its facilities
in Niebl, Germany.
Test speeds up pathogen detection for dairy sector
An alternative to the traditional microbiological tests for ultra
heat treated (UHT) and extended shelf life (ESL) dairy products
speeds up assessments by over two days, according to its
Liquid dairy packaging uses gas additive
A packaging method that uses a gas additive could help prolong the
shelf life of liquid dairy products, its developer claims.
Scientists encapsulate uncommon oils in milk proteins
The micro-encapsulation of essential oils in skimmed milk gives
higher flavour retention compared to whey, say scientists.
US firm unveils ice cream vending machine
A newly developed vending machine in the US makes ice cream from
scratch while you wait, shows how dairy firms are finding new ways
to target consumer demand for convenience.
Gadot comes up with calcium for milk replacements
Gadot Biochemical Industries has developed a new calcium citrate
compound that could help formulators overcome fortification issues
with soy milk, fluid milk, smoothie, infant formula, and other milk
Milk, vitamin D linked to heavier birth weight
Women who have higher milk and vitamin D intakes during pregnancy
give birth to heavier babies, says Canadian research.
Sheep's milk holds health potential
Sheep's milk has a higher content of essential vitamins and
minerals than cow's milk and could be used to cater to consumers'
appetite for healthy products. But presently it seems only
small-time producers are sizing...
Foss upgrades milk scanner for more accuracy
The launch of a new milk scanner by analytical specialists Foss has
already bagged the group some major deals with its claim to be a
fifth more accurate than its predecessor.
Multi-wave milk scanner improves product analysis
A novel scanner, which uses a mixture of ultraviolet and infrared
rays to probe the content of milk, will help dairy firms and
scientists to more accurately analyse products and ingredients, its
Anhydro dairy dryer targets whey trend
The new Triple-A spray dryer from Anhydro will target growing
demand for whey in added value product development, as dairy firms
move away from traditional commodities.
New decanter, milk processing machines enter market
GEA Group, one of the largest machine companies at the Anuga
FoodTech exhibition, has released a number of liquid filling and
processing machines through its subsidiaries.
Delta dairy analyser focuses on ease of use
Delta Instruments has launched new state-of-the-art dairy analysis
equipment designed to enable processors to make more money out of
milk and milk derivatives.
Aseptic cold filling seen as next wave in processing
COLOGNE, Germany: Aseptic cold filling is being promoted
here at a four-day conference on food technology as another
solution to meeting the demand for minimally processed foods and
New probiotics isolated from dairy
Greek researchers have isolated three strains of bacteria from
dairy sources that have desirable probiotic properties and could be
applied in the food industry.
Quest launches allergen free nut flavours
Flavour firm Quest has developed an allergen-free flavour range
that perfectly mimics nut flavours without actually being derived
Glanbia blames poor results on EU dairy upheaval
Glanbia has blamed EU dairy sector restructuring and upheavals in
the Irish market for a disappointing financial performance in 2005.
Gatorade challenges choc milk health claims
Gatorade has challenged a recent advertising campaign that claims
that chocolate milk helps athletes to work out longer than
conventional sports drinks.
Portable nano and micro sensors developed for food safety
An EU-funded research project has developed micro and
nanotechnology portable devices to detect toxins, pathogens and
chemicals in foodstuffs on the spot.
Added value to power EU dairy market, report
Commodity products like butter and skimmed milk powder are likely
to lose out to higher value products in Europe, as the Common
Agricultural Policy reform takes hold, predicts the European
Chr Hansen expands US dairy cultures production
Chr Hansen is increasing the fermentation capacity of its US
cultures plant by 35 per cent in order to tap potential growth in
the probiotics market.
Powdered cappuccino quality test launched
A foam test for cappuccino milk powder will give food companies the
goods on whether they have a quality product for a competitive
Danisco taps growth in value added cheese cultures
Danisco's latest product launch is designed to build on strong
growth in the cheese cultures sector.
Scientists triple CLA content in milk
Milk from cows fed on soybeans and fish oils contained up to three
times more conjugated linoleic acids (CLA), says a US study,
suggesting new opportunities for functional dairy development.
Chocolate cheese lifts Fonterra in Asia
Early success for Fonterra's chocolate-flavoured cheese in Taiwan
has the firm planning to expand the product across Asia in an
attempt to "re-define cheese".
Iodine in milk linked to teenage acne
Iodine in milk may be a main cause of teenagers' acne outbreaks,
says a US dermatologist, though hard evidence of a link remains
scarce and disputed.
ADM launches bright red cocoa powder
ADM Cocoa hopes to enable manufacturers to differentiate products
and deliver uniquely attractive foods through the launch of a
bright red cocoa powder.
Carbery corporate relaunch focuses on value added market
Carbery believes that its new corporate structure will enable the
dairy ingredients giant to tap growing demand for added value
products and provide a one-stop-shop for manufacturers.
Nutritional demand drives whey and lactose sales
Innovative dairy ingredients are increasingly being used in
nutritional-focused applications and are showing significant growth
rates according to a new study.
Arla predicts profitable expansion into Algerian dairy market
Arla Foods' plan to sell full-cream milk powder in Algeria makes
perfect business sense to a company looking to expand into
lucrative new markets.
Arla invests to beat CAP squeeze
Arla Foods' new full-cream milk powder factory underlines how tight
margins are forcing companies to focus on delivering value-added
CLA, full-fat dairy linked to lower bowel cancer risk
High intake of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), a type of fat found
naturally in cow's milk, is associated with a significantly lower
risk of bowel cancer, shows a new Swedish study.
UK confectionery recalls
The UK's Food Standards Agency has been forced to issue two
confectionery food alerts in as many days for unwanted ingredients
Chr Hansen, Tetra Pak project removes obstacles to probiotic beverages
Probiotics supplier Chr. Hansen has developed a new, flexible
formulation system for adding probiotics directly to finished
Healthy lifestyles drive Chr Hansen innovations
The firm will focus on new technologies for dairy, beverages and
prepared food at the WWFE expo next month, showing exactly where
the industry is targeting its resources.
Market pressures force Arla Food Ingredients shake-up
Fighting a challenging market climate, Arla Foods shakes up its
structure in step with changing consumer needs, the dairy
ingredients firm said today.
Fonterra introduces high-protein crisp ingredient for healthy snacks
New Zealand dairy group Fonterra will today unveil a range of dairy
protein crisps with up to 80 per cent protein content for use by
makers of energy and sports bars as well as healthy and slimming
Latvian Cheddar maker ramps up production
The competition in the European cheese market just increased as a
Latvian producer has ramped up production with the installation of
a modern processing line.
Chr Hansen opens world's biggest dairy cultures plant
Danish company Chr Hansen has shored up its lead in the dairy
cultures business after doubling capacity at its plant in France,
now said to be the world's largest.
Nutritionals among few bright spots during Glanbia first half
Irish dairy group Glanbia will be wishing it made a bigger
investment in nutritional ingredients sooner than it did, as it
revealed a 13 per cent drop in half year operating profits
yesterday owing to difficult conditions in chilled...
Mopro Nord joins the whey ingredients wagon
Germany's two biggest dairy companies will pour funds into high
margin whey ingredients, signing off €42 million for a plant
Nestlé results dragged down by confectionery
Food giant Nestlé is being squeezed by tough international
confectionery markets, its modest overall half-year sales dragged
down by disappointing performances from its chocolate,
confectionery and biscuit categories.
Soyfood sales hit €1.6 billion in Europe in 2004
Soya-based dairy alternatives saw record growth on the European
market last year, reveals a new report.
Australia updates laws for growing fortified beverage market
Australia's food regulator, one of the toughest on fortification,
looks set to open up the market for calcium and vitamin-enriched
cereal beverages, and is also looking at sterols in juices,
writes Dominique Patton.
Tate & Lyle targets US ice cream market
Tate & Lyle has launched a new ingredient solution for low-
fat, no-sugar- added ice cream for the US market and vowed to
continue its ambitious expansion plans.
Cargill drives into whey derivatives market through Brazilian buy
Signing yet another deal to feed its seemingly insatiable appetite
for acquisitions, US ingredients firm Cargill makes a drive into
the whey derivatives market, reports Lindsey Partos.
Calcium reduces osteoporosis risk for women on the Pill
Oral contraceptives may prevent young women from attaining optimal
bone mass and increase their chances of developing osteoporosis in
later life. But a new study from Purdue University indicates that
upping dietary calcium may offset...
Reclassification of milk derivatives divides industry
A recent proposal to broaden the definition of Class 1 fluid milk
has divided industry opinion between those who see potential in
improved prices and those who see a loss of consumer trust,
writes Anthony Fletcher.