08 Apr 2020
--- DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (Dupont N&B) has launched the Yo-Mix Prime cultures series, which is heralded as “a new industry standard for yogurt manufacturers.” Through the application of various... Read More
07 Apr 2020
--- Biotech company Biocatalysts has launched an animal-free alternative to pancreatic lipase, a porcine enzyme widely used in a number of food processes. The new enzyme, called Lipomod 888MDP, is a non-genetically modified... Read More
02 Apr 2020
--- Dairy demand has been dwindling for some time, in part due to a consumption shift toward plant-based alternatives – and now, as the coronavirus threatens an unprecedented recession and exacerbates price pressures,... Read More
13 Mar 2020
--- Tapping into texture and plant-based trends, Magnum Ice Cream has introduced three new ice cream varieties. Non-Dairy Sea Salt Caramel Bars, Double Pistachio Honey Tubs and Double Almond Brown Butter Tubs feature ice cream... Read More
12 Mar 2020
--- Dairy is one of the most interesting and innovative food categories today, according to Lu Ann Williams, Director of Innovation at Innova Market Insights. During a webinar presented yesterday, Williams addressed the market... Read More
11 Mar 2020
--- Nestlé Australia is introducing a plant-based version of its cocoa malt beverage, Milo, that was first introduced in 1934. The move comes as more consumers are including plant-based alternatives and ingredients in... Read More
09 Mar 2020
--- Danone has released new plant-based varieties for its Activia and Danio yogurt brands in the Netherlands. Targeting the expanding demographic of flexitarians, the brand aims to innovate its products around shifting consumer... Read More
09 Mar 2020
--- “Pleasure” remains the sought-after attribute in ice cream, with consumers naming taste and indulgent qualities as primary reasons driving purchases. In the contemporary consumer environment, however, balancing... Read More
27 Feb 2020
--- FrieslandCampina has reported a slight decline in revenue, attributed to a 3.4 percent dip in milk supply, in a newly released 2019 financial overview. In the home markets (The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium), the company... Read More
19 Feb 2020
--- February is a month when all-things chocolate are in the spotlight. Last week saw significant chocolate-inspired Valentine’s Day NPD and now, FoodIngredientsFirst examines the broader use of cocoa in food and beverage... Read More
19 Feb 2020
--- Dean Foods and some of its subsidiaries have entered into an asset purchase agreement with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) through which DFA will acquire a substantial portion of Dean Foods’ business operations. If... Read More
17 Feb 2020
--- Sales of Kefir – the yogurt-like milk drink containing ‘gut-friendly’ bacteria – are skyrocketing at UK supermarket Tesco, as UK consumers gain a strong appetite for the ancient milk noted for its... Read More
13 Feb 2020
--- Hälsa Foods, a manufacturer of oat milk and dairy-free yogurts, is encouraging organic dairy farmers to go plant-based. The US-based company with Scandinavian roots has created a set of guidelines and practices to spur... Read More
13 Feb 2020
--- Vietnam is a market with a growing taste for dairy with “ample opportunities for growth”, underscores European Association of Dairy Trade (Eucolait) Legal & Policy Adviser, Alice O'Donovan. Eucolait... Read More
10 Feb 2020
--- FrieslandCampina (FC) is investing US$26 million annually in farmers who are pursuing best practices in sustainability. In line with the goals of the EU’s Green Deal, FC aims to be carbon neutral by 2050, through... Read More
05 Feb 2020
--- This is the golden age of food science. We see food science driven by consumer demand and this is redefining what clean label means, Niclas Luthman, Co-Founder and Head of R&D at Nick's tells FoodIngredientsFirst,... Read More
05 Feb 2020
--- Classic flavors continue to be popular in dairy creamers, while non-dairy creamers see a wider consumption of novel flavors. This is according to data reported by Comax Flavors, which has released primary research on US... Read More
05 Feb 2020
--- Clean-label dairy alternatives company Yofix Probiotics has concluded an extended series A round of investment from new key investors, including Müller Ventures AG, bringing in a total of US$2.5 million. The new... Read More
03 Feb 2020
--- Quality is becoming increasingly important in the rapidly growing whey permeate market, according to Arla Foods Ingredients. Whey permeate is a milk solid with around 80 percent lactose content. As a bulking agent, it is a... Read More
31 Jan 2020
--- UK-based specialty coffee company Minor Figures is bringing a new kind of dairy alternative to US coffee drinkers with the launch of Minor Figures Oat M*lk and Organic Oat M*lk. This comes amid a heightened boom in milk... Read More