baby & toddlers

09 Mar 2021
--- There is significant potential for organic snack foods for Chinese children, according to Arla Foods Ingredients. The Denmark-based company has launched two new concepts – yogurt in pouches and cheese snacks –... Read More
25 Jun 2020
--- A new report published by the United Nations (UN) calls upon governments and other actors to undertake urgent measures to radically transform food systems, to ensure endemic food security and nutrition. This comes ahead of... Read More
06 Jan 2020
--- Fiber-rich foods are known to deliver health benefits, mainly with a pronounced focus on gut health. This is why they are popular among today’s health-conscious consumers and are touted as a key trend for 2020.... Read More
28 Aug 2019
--- In a report centered on Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA), Ireland-headquartered Kerry stresses the importance of a localized approach when communicating with consumers in this region, as perceptions of... Read More
26 Aug 2019
--- Scientists have long been divided on the best way to manage industry involvement in diet and health research, according to a study from the University of Queensland (UQ) and University of Cambridge, which is exploring ways... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- Global ingredients and premix supplier Prinova has expanded into the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market with the establishment of a subsidiary in Sydney, Australia. The subsidiary will serve customers in Australia and New Zealand,... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- Fonterra has announced its intention to sell a portion of its stake in China-based Beingmate Baby & Child Food Company Ltd, which is currently a shareholding of 18.8 percent. Chief Executive of the New Zealand... Read More
17 Apr 2019
--- Danone has reported first-quarter underlying sales growth of a relatively modest 0.8 percent to €6.138 billion (US$6.94 billion). Growth was attributed mainly to the plant-based and waters segments and is reportedly in... Read More
19 Oct 2018
--- Arla is bringing its follow-on formula to UK parents with a new range of baby products. The dairy co-operative is aiming to build on the success seen in Denmark and China by extending the Arla Baby&Me Organic brand which... Read More
17 Sep 2018
--- French dairy group Lactalis is looking to further expand in the infant formula market, with the acquisition of the infant nutrition business of South African company Aspen Pharmacare for €739.8 million (US$860.7... Read More
06 Sep 2018
--- The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is developing a series of standards for verifying many of the ingredients of infant formula to show the product is safe for consumption and contains what it says on... Read More
03 Sep 2018
--- Cargill’s global edible vegetable oil business is keeping pace with the fast-paced evolution of the food and infant nutrition market with a US$17.5 million upgrade of its Izegem, Belgium, edible vegetable oil refinery.... Read More
12 Dec 2017
--- French dairy group Lactalis has recalled its formula milk and baby food following the discovery of salmonella cases in babies and after 26 children under the age of six fell in France earlier this month. The affected... Read More
20 Oct 2017
--- Plum Organics, the organic baby food brand credited with the introduction of the spouted pouch, has launched Baby Bowls: culinary-inspired baby food blends in a spoon-friendly dish.
28 Sep 2017
--- Danone Manifesto Ventures has become a shareholder of Yooji, a French start-up that aims to revolutionize baby food by providing frozen portion-sized organic products. This investment is the fourth of Danone Manifesto... Read More
05 May 2017
--- In January 2016, the EU imposed a maximum limit of inorganic arsenic on manufacturers in a bid to mitigate associated health risks. Researchers at the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen's have found that little... Read More
10 Apr 2017
--- Arla aims to be among the world’s leading dairy companies within the child nutrition category. In order to strengthen its infant milk formula production and continually set new quality standards in the category, Arla... Read More
10 Feb 2017
--- Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has reached an agreement to be acquired by Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB), the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company. Under the agreement, shareholders will receive $90 in... Read More
19 Jan 2017
--- Nestlé is gearing up to bid for US infant formula and vitamin maker Mead Johnson, according to a report. There has been speculation that Mead Johnson, which makes Enfamil baby formula, could be a target for... Read More
07 Oct 2016
--- Nestlé is to triple production of infant formula with the opening of its new factory in Jalisco, Mexico. At a cost of $245m, the new factory becomes Nestlé’s biggest investment in infant nutrition... Read More