The manner in which a probiotic is delivered — whether in food or supplement form — could influence how effective that probiotic is in delivering the desired health benefits.
A new type of dairy or food thickener, which may add probiotic characteristics to the products in which it's used, has been discovered.
Arla Foods Ingredients has launched Nutrilac Ageless, a whey protein plus calcium ingredient that will enable dairy companies to create yoghurts and desserts aimed at the seniors market.
A recent study found that while yoghurt was associated with a reduction in type 2 diabetes risk, other dairy products had no impact.
Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a range of 'recombining' solutions to enable dairy companies to produce specialty cheeses without fresh milk.
Nutrilac FastRipe from Arla Foods Ingredients is a natural milk protein that enables cheese producers to reduce the maturation process by one to six weeks, depending on the cheese variety. This can help reduce storage costs.
The standard for measuring the protein content of cow's milk has been expanded to include milk from other species. The IDF and ISO say the revised standard will enhance consumer protection and ensure trade harmonisation.
DSM has launched two cheese culture ranges for cottage cheese applications. Delvo Cheese CC-300 and Delvo Cheese CC-200 have been developed for medium- and large-scale cheese producers.
Coles is noticing a resurgence of branded milk sales, with 8-10% growth in some branded product lines.
Fonterra has announced a further $30 million investment to expand its dry distribution centre at its Whareroa site in Taranaki.
Dairy processors can now test to verify the authenticity of claims that milk is organic.
Built around Arla Foods Ingredients’ Lacprodan portfolio of protein ingredients, Staging is an improved approach to infant formula designed to reflect the fact that the composition of breast milk changes significantly during lactation.
SaltLite consists of DVS starter and adjunct cultures and the fermentation-produced coagulant Chy-Max M to counteract the undesirable flavour, texture and bitterness issues resulting from reduced salt in cheese.
Murray Goulburn says a drive to improve efficiencies in the business has enabled it to provide its supplier-shareholders with a third step up in milk price for the season.
Arla Foods Ingredients’ range of Nutrilac proteins can help manufacturers to enter the Greek-style yoghurt category without investing in a new processing line, and with reduced levels of wastage.