baby & toddlers

02 Nov 2021
--- In what is tipped as one of the largest investment rounds to date in Asia’s cell-based food sector, TurtleTree has landed US$30 million. This first tranche of series A funding will help the Singapore- and US-based... Read More
12 Aug 2021
--- The EU is heightening its food safety regulations for baby formula and food, vegetables, fruit, cereals, meat, fish and other produce, which will be screened against stricter limits of cadmium and lead content before they... Read More
03 Aug 2021
--- DSM is targeting further growth for its nutrition offerings following “very good” H1 2021 results. Personalization and bioscience will continue to be a significant focus, as well as increasing its sustainability... Read More
30 Jun 2021
--- The COVID-19 pandemic has permanently boosted consumer interest in immune health, according to Innova Market Insights. In addition, the market researcher notes that younger generations are expressing greater concern for... Read More
04 Jun 2021
--- - Ready, Set, Food has raised US$3.5 million in its latest funding round for its organic early allergen introduction system. The US-based company provides a daily supplement to gradually introduce babies to the top nine... Read More
18 May 2021
--- A global shortage of rice flour is likely to lead to price increases across a broad variety of everyday food staples. The severe shortage and soaring prices have been created by a “perfect storm” of factors in... Read More
17 May 2021
--- Kellogg’s UK has pledged to cut sugar by 10 percent and salt by 20 percent in its children’s cereal range by 2022. It will also ensure all of its breakfast foods are either a source or high in fiber by the end of... Read More
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