27-Apr-2022 By Nicola Gordon-Seymour
Arla Foods Ingredients has received a favourable response from the European Food Standards Agency (EFSA) for Lacprodan beta-lactoglobulin (BLG)-100 as a novel food (NF) in a variety of applications.
NEWS IN BRIEF
08-Jul-2021 By Will Chu
Danish contract manufacturing firm Fipros Nutrition has confirmed its new €15m facility for the blending and packing of milk powder products is now open for business.
01-Oct-2019 By Will Chu
Italian food authorities issue guidance on the purity of amino acids in dietary supplements becoming only the second European country to do so in moves intended to guarantee consumers ‘a high level of protection’.
05-Feb-2019 By Tingmin Koe
Japanese probiotic firm Yakult recently debuted in Denmark, as it sought to expand its European business.
28-Aug-2017 By Niamh Michail
Tiger nuts are the original ancient super food, packing a nutritional punch and ideal for plant-based milks and gluten-free baking. Danish company Nordic Chufa is on a mission to make them mainstream.
12-Jul-2017 By Will Chu
Drinking three coffees a day is the optimal for lowering risk of all-cause death, says a study, which also found drinking higher levels increased risks for certain populations.
22-Feb-2017 By Niamh Michail
Another month, another insect start-up? Maybe, but Danish firm Insekt KBH's apple, ginger and cricket juice is different: it's sustainable not only thanks to its ingredients but because it's produced in Copenhagen's self-sustaining...
29-Sep-2016 By Niamh Michail
The CEO of the Danish Food Cluster - and two members - tell FoodNavigator of their mission to make the Danish food industry a by-word for entrepreneurial and tech innovation.
23-Jun-2016 By Annie Harrison-Dunn
A University of Copenhagen research project into the use of phages to manipulate gut microbiota is one of 164 “promising projects” to receive funding from the Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF).
06-Jun-2016 By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn from Ålesund, Norway
Norwegian omega-3 firms are facing big challenges following a national alignment with EU requirements to separate food and feed fish oil production.
25-Sep-2015 By Eliot Beer
FMC Corporation will open a new European Innovation Center in Denmark next year, creating a hub for its technical and material experts to improve product development.
Dispatches from HiE, Amsterdam
04-Dec-2014 By Anna Bonar
Endurance athletes consuming sports drinks containing whey protein hydrolysate could see an improvement in performance, a Danish study has found.
DISPATCHES FROM INTERNATIONAL WHEY CONFERENCE 2014
12-Sep-2014 By Mark ASTLEY
The Russian embargo on Western food imports will have little impact on Arla Foods Ingredients' whey and lactose interests, says CEO Henrik Andersen.
Beneo has expanded its distribution agreement with Alsiano to include Sweden and additional products in Denmark.
DMAA in the dock
18-Jun-2012 By Shane Starling
Australian authorities have warned consumers about possible negative health effects of using sports supplements containing DMAA, as the global crackdown on the controversial stimulant continues.
Senior management changes at Arla
Arla will reoganise its senior management team from October, in a move that it says will shorten decision-making timeframes and devliver the DKK 75bn turnover growth demanded by its strategy to 2015.
02-May-2011 By Shane Starling
The Danish Medicines Agency (DMA) has issued a warning against illegal glucosamine medicines being sold on a Danish website owned by a Danish national based in Singapore.
Arla explores sports nutrition benefits of hydrolysates
21-Oct-2010 By Guy Montague-Jones
Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a three year research project to provide better information on how whey protein hydrolysates affect muscle growth and recovery.
Spider and snake enzymes could deliver healthy food
10-Mar-2010 By Jess Halliday
Danisco is starting a new four-year research project to investigate potential uses of enzymes produced by spiders, snakes and carnivorous plants as processing aids for food and other industrial uses.
Danes unite to mine infant formula prebiotics
20-Jan-2010 By Guy Montague-Jones and Shane Starling
Danisco and Arla are taking part in a €2.5m+ business/academia research project to isolate and develop some of the oligosaccharides naturally present in human breast milk for use in infant formulas.
Final sugar high for Danisco pending sale
30-Jan-2009 By staff reporter
Danisco has reported a good result for its 2008/9 sugar campaign, which should be the last before the sale of its sugar division to Nordzucker receives regulatory go-ahead.
Enzymotec wins Israeli phytosterol patent
Israeli-based lipid specialist, Enzymotec, has been granted a home turf patent for the composition and production of its phytosterol ingredient, Cardiobeat.
Distribution deals drive Scandinavian supplier expansion
09-Jan-2009 By Neil Merrett
A Scandinavian supplier of dietary supplements, natural remedies and natural cosmetics is entering a distribution agreement to push new and existing products into Europe, with further expansion possibly ahead.
Arla ready to pay price over organic milk needs
13-Jun-2008 By Neil Merrett
Cooperative Arla Foods says it is looking to increase the supply of
milk from its member farmers to tackle growing concern over organic
supply, particularly in its Swedish and Danish markers.
How Arla side-stepped the EU feta ruling
02-May-2007 By Chris Mercer
EU laws to protect regional foods do not necessarily spell the end
for copycat products, as Arla Foods has shown with its Danish
'feta' cheese brand.
Oats and soya drive healthy non-dairy market in Nordic countries
01-Mar-2007 By staff reporter
The Nordic region is a hotbed of development for dairy alternatives
using healthy ingredients like oats and soya, says Organic Monitor,
and marketers are responding to consumer health awareness by
repositioning products as functional...
Arla targets complete dairy supply chain control
25-Oct-2006 By James Knowles
Arla Foods Amba has entered into talks with its British subsidiary
to buy out the remaining 49 per cent of the company it does not
Chr Hansen appoints Danish board chairman
02-Dec-2005 By staff reporter
Jens Bigum, former CEO of Europe's largest dairy company Arla, has
been appointed chairman of Danish ingedients giant Chr Hansen.
Danish group starts new research on healthy foods
A group of danish companies and scientific institutions are joining
up to back new research into healthy and safe foods.
Consolidation marks ingredients industry in 2004
The announcement yesterday that DMV International and Arla Food
Ingredients could merge is a further example of how the rising
power and ongoing growth of the multiple retailers is putting
constant pressure on ingredients companies...
DMV and Arla food ingredients to merge?
Dutch lactoferrin supplier DMV International and Arla Food
Ingredients could soon be part of the world's largest farmer-owned
dairy company as their owners Campina of the Netherlands and
Denmark's Arla Foods announce plans...
Denmark opening up on fortified foods?
A new policy on fortified foods in Denmark, which has blocked a
number of new launches from leading cereals brand Kellogg's, has in
fact 'liberalised' the market, despite recent negative press,
suggests one of the decision...
Bulk oil margins eat into Aarhus bottom line
Danish oils and fats company Aarhus United saw third quarter profit
falling by over 50 per cent as reduced margins, lower exchange
rates, a decline in bulk oil sales and heightened competition, ate
into the bottom line.
Golden sheen for gelatine replacer
A new gelatine replacer from Dutch company DMV International
carried off the gold award for the most innovative new ingredient
on the marketplace, rounding off the first day of the bustling Fi
Europe exhibition that opened its doors...
Novartis to buy Semper Clinical Nutrition
Swiss group Novartis' Medical Nutrition unit is to buy Semper
Clinical Nutrition, part of the Arla Foods subsidiary Semper and
the second largest medical nutrition business in the Nordic region.
Arla counters Spherix tagatose claims
Denmark's Arla Foods has issued a counterclaim in response to an
action for damages brought by its US tagatose licence partner,
Danisco to produce natural, biological preservative
Danish ingredients company Danisco announced this week that it is
use new production facilities in Denmark to produce Natamax - a
natural, biological preservative.
Coffee linked to stillbirth risk
Pregnant women who drink more than eight cups of coffee a day could
be increasing the risk of their child being stillborn, according to
research from Denmark reported in this week's BMJ.
Tagatose to begin European production next year
Scandinavian food group MD Foods and Germany's Nordzucker sugar
producer have formed a joint venture to begin commercial production
of the sweetener tagatose in the summer of 2003.
Organic demand in foodservice on the rise
Consumer demands for organic food are increasing in Scandinavia and
in particular when outside the home. Generations approaching
retirement are keen consumers, reports Oresund Food Excellence
Aarhus releases Maritex capital
Danish food firm Aarhus Oliefabrik announced a new partnership with
Tine Biomarin AS to further develop Maritex,the DNA salts