Dairy remains the most popular category for new probiotic,
prebiotic and synbiotic product launches in Europe, but
manufacturers of baby foods, snacks and beverages are latching on
to the concept, indicates data from Mintel.
Danone is planning to introduce a new line of cosmetic yoghurts
next year, according to press reports, as it seeks the next level
of differentiation in the increasingly competitive functional dairy
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
Campina has bought dairy ingredient producer Inovatech Argentina,
signalling the Dutch-owned company's desire to reach further into
the global specialized ingredients market, with an particular
emphasis on nutrition.
The debate about dairy consumption boosting weight loss got a
massive fillip at the Paris Anti-Obesity Therapies congress, but
natural product-based dietary supplements don't help weight loss
French dairy giant, Danone, has launched an action against Glanbia,
Yoplait International and Yoplait Marque Internationales in the
Dublin High Court, after alleged infringments on trademark after
the launch of the Yoplait Essence...
France's Danone has announced a three-year licence with US-based
Integrated Genomics for access to the ERGO database and genomic
discovery system to enhance the group's probiotic understanding and