Toddlerhood is characterized by intense development. In terms of nutrition, it is a transitional period from an infant to an adult diet and eating habits are built up for life. Therefore, what are the nutritional recommendations? How do parents manage this transition? How valuable are specifically developed products? Find out more in our article concerning the nutritional needs of toddlers.
NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
18 Sep 2023 --- The human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) science team at Chr. Hansen reveals the results of a comprehensive review of 26 clinical studies, which it says provides compelling evidence on the safety, toleration and... Read More
24 Aug 2023 --- Finnish dairy supplier Valio spots opportunities for product development in the growing infant nutrition market. At the same time, the company notes that recent food safety issues in infant milk formula (IMF) may... Read More
22 Aug 2023 --- In 2022, Nestlé recorded 96 cases of non-compliance with the company’s policy to implement the WHO International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (BMS), which includes recommendations to... Read More
21 Aug 2023 --- The use of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) as an ingredient in baby and toddler products is seeing a remarkable increase. From 2018 to 2022, there was an annual compound growth rate of 93% in global... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
27 Jul 2023 --- Nestlé has reported strong organic growth of 8.7% in the first half of 2023, growing faster than in 2022, which saw the highest sales growth of the company in 14 years (8.5%).
20 Mar 2023 --- Kendamil’s line of halal and kosher goat milk-based early-life nutrition products comprises an infant formula, a follow-on milk and a toddler milk. In addition, it is marketed as an A2 milk, a label claim that has been picking up in recent years. Dylan McMahon, director at Kendal Nutricare division, comments on how the novel dairy product holds up against traditional cow milk-based formula.
17 Dec 2018 --- Sachsenmilch Milk & Whey Ingredients (part of the Theo Müller Group) is a leading player in dairy ingredients, focusing on supplying superior quality ingredients to a range of finished products in the sports nutrition, infant nutrition, dairy and food industries. At HiE 2018, the company highlighted the role for innovative ingredients in protein fortification, with a mainstream commercial high protein product under the Müller brand.
19 Oct 2018 --- Quinoa proteins are showing an increasing role in sports performance. GreenFood50 develops, produces & supplies innovative quinoa ingredients for tasty, sustainable & healthy food for a growing world population. These quinoa ingredients are produced from low in saponin quinoa seeds cultivated in The Netherlands. The quinoa ingredients are applied in bakery products, sports & active health nutrition, salads, pasta, sauces, beverages, infant nutrition, healthy bars, snacks, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free products. GreenFood50 quinoa ingredients are used on a daily base by the Dutch Olympic training center where around 400 elite athletes prepare themselves for the next Olympics. Marc Arts of GreenFood50 discusses the launch of a protein-rich quinoa flour and trending applications.
10 Feb 2017 --- With the construction of a dedicated state-of-the-art drying tower expected to be fully operational by the end of 2017, EPI Ingredients presented its infant and children nutrition portfolio at HiE 2016. The company is marketing both liquid and powdered solutions, ranging from bulk ingredients to finished products packaged for retail and ready-to-market. Beyond demineralized whey powders perfectly adapted to be incorporated into infant formulas, the company will turn the spotlight on their new Stage 1 to Stage 3 baby formulas (standard and premium). EPI Ingredients has launched a demineralized whey infant nutrition ingredient and is also presenting a B2C infant nutrition line.
22 Dec 2016 --- Olygose has developed and patented a plant-based alternative to beta-GOS by extracting pea serum alpha-galacto-oligosaccharides, a co-product of pea protein production (whose volumes are also increasing globally) for the infant milk formula market. Alpha-GOS is marketed under the P-GOS brand have a prebiotic profile similar to those of beta-GOS. It serves as an alternative to the beta-GOS in formulas for specific populations or for plant-based formulas. Beta-Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS), produced from lactose, are now considered the reference prebiotic in infant formulas, due to their effects on the intestinal microbiota, as well as on several other physiological functions, such as intestinal transit or immunity. The volume of the GOS market is constantly increasing (forecast CAGR 14% between 2014 and 2020) and will reach a volume of about 80,000 tons by 2020. However, due to their dairy origin, beta-GOS is not currently used in specific formulas (ADDFMS) for the management of lactose intolerance or cow's milk protein allergy.
27 Nov 2019 --- Human breast milk is considered the gold standard in infant nutrition, but breast milk substitutes are needed in certain situations. Since the beginning of the 21st century, the market has demanded high quality infant formula that provides newborns with the protective effects of breast milk. Therefore, infant formulas that are gradually being introduced to the market are intended to have a composition more similar to breast milk.Biosearch Life provides solutions to bring the greatest benefit to the baby and to respond to market demands, contributing to infant formulas that mimic breast milk. Watch this webinar to learn more.
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