Naturis seeks phytosterol permission for dairy
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.
Study reports no effect of calcium, dairy on weight loss
Increased intake of calcium from dairy or supplemental sources does
not promote weight loss, reports a new study from Ohio State
LycoRed adds tasty iron to dairy foods
An iron fortification technique developed by LycoRed will help
beverage manufactures add the important mineral without interfering
with taste and colour, the company said.
Vitamin C and dairy linked to less abdominal weight
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 sales up, despite weather issues
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
Full-fat dairy may protect prostates from cancer
An increased intake of full fat dairy products may reduce the risk
of prostate cancer, says a new study from Hawaii.
Consumers thirsty for functional dairy drinks
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.
Dairy Crest to ride omega-3 trend
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.
Dairy calcium linked to lower breast cancer risk
Increased intake of dairy products may reduce the risk of
developing breast cancer by at least 45 per cent, says a new study
Dairy may protect against metabolic syndrome
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.
Dairy may protect smokers from prostate cancer - study
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.
Danone and Yakult to accelerate R&D cooperation
France's Danone and Japan's Yakult will continue their strategic
alliance involving closer cooperation on R&D and entry into new
markets, maintaining their positions as leaders in the probiotics
Frutarom offers omega-3 dairy formulation
Frutarom is now offering the added value of omega-3 as part of its
food systems service for dairy products - a development that will
allow customers to tap opportunities in the functional dairy
Fonterra innovation takes colostrum into functional beverages
Fonterra has developed a technique that allows colostrum to be
added to ready-to-drink beverages with a longer shelf-life, opening
up opportunities for new kinds of products and building sales of
the ingredient in Asia.
Vitamin D, calcium, dairy linked to lower colon cancer risk
High intake of vitamin D and calcium from the diet and supplements
may cut the risk of colorectal cancer by over 30 per cent, suggests
a new study.