Chr Hansen has launched two new probiotic cultures which it says allow manufacturers of low-fat yoghurt to add the healthy bacteria to their products while also maintaining a thick, creamy texture.
Norwegian supplier Denomega has debuted a fish oil aimed at the
dairy industry it says will be on market in "major
products" by the summer.
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has told French dairy
giant Danone to remove or alter a "misleading" probiotic
yoghurt drink TV advert.
LycoRed is working on a way to overcome the fortification of dairy
products including milk with vitamin C, and is hopeful to see a
solution this year.
Naturis has asked the Food Standards Agency to approve the use of
phytosterols - which have been linked to having a positive effect
on lowering cholesterol - from soya bean seeds.
Increased intake of calcium from dairy or supplemental sources does
not promote weight loss, reports a new study from Ohio State
An iron fortification technique developed by LycoRed will help
beverage manufactures add the important mineral without interfering
with taste and colour, the company said.
An increased intake of vitamin C and dairy could reduce the
accumulation of weight around the abdomen, reported to increase the
risk of diabetes and heart disease, suggests a new study.
Danone's sales for the first nine months of the year have been up
year-on-year - despite beverage sales down by more than 11 per
An increased intake of full fat dairy products may reduce the risk
of prostate cancer, says a new study from Hawaii.
The functional dairy drink market has hit €3,400m with consumption
reaching 999 million litres - but the days of the probiotic yoghurt
shot may be numbered, according to a report.
A third omega-3 enhanced spread is being planned by UK's Dairy
Crest - a move which rubber stamps the increasing trend for food
companies to take advantage of the health benefits of the fish oil.
Increased intake of dairy products may reduce the risk of
developing breast cancer by at least 45 per cent, says a new study
Increased intake of milk and other dairy products may reduce
metabolic syndrome and should be recommended as part of a healthy
eating pattern, says new research from Wales.
Increased intake of dairy foods may cut the risk of smokers
developing prostate cancer by about 40 per cent, suggests a new
study from the US.