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
26 Jul 2022 --- Research by Morinaga Milk has unveiled the order in which Bifidobacterium species reach an infant’s gut has an impact on the way human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are utilized.
NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
13 Jul 2022 --- More than just providing nutrition, a recent study has found that human breast milk may contain an entire immune system, including cells, proteins and antibodies curated to fight specific infectious diseases in... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
06 Jun 2022 --- Abbott Nutrition has restarted the production of baby formula at its Sturgis, Michigan, US, operation. This comes a week after meeting initial requirements agreed to with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)... Read More
NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
26 May 2022 --- The European supply of infant formula remains secure, as the US is scrambling amid nationwide shortages. Industry experts reassure the events unfolding in the US are an extraordinary situation, which is not... Read More
PACKAGING & TECHNOLOGY NEWS
24 May 2022 --- Behn + Bates introduced a new zero-hunger concept at Anuga FoodTec 2022 that uses waste-preventing filling machines and long-life packaging to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero... Read More
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.
06 Dec 2016 --- FrieslandCampina Domo has recently launched its latest high quality infant nutrition ingredients: Vivinal Milk Fat and Human Milk Oligosaccharides (2’-Fucosyllactose) to meet this need. 2’-FL is a breakthrough innovation for the infant formula industry. Godert Zijlstra of FrieslandCampina Domo says: “Human milk contains 200 or more complex sugar molecules. The most abundant one is 2’-FL, which is a very interesting recently researched compound in breast milk that we can now make available for the infant nutrition B2B ingredient market. It can stimulate the healthy growth of bifidobacteria and it has been heavily researched for its anti-bacterial and anti-viral effects, especially in the area of diarrhea prevention, which is a big risk in infants.”
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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