Dairy

Cassava could be used in a similar way to corn to provide starch sweeteners

Cassava shapes up as an alternative source for starch sweeteners

By Paul Gander

New research led by Du Pont Industrial Biosciences concludes that enzyme technology currently used with maize and wheat could be applied far more widely to cassava root starch to produce sweeteners such as glucose, fructose and maltose.

Healthy dairy demand helps Chr. Hansen to strong Q3

Healthy dairy demand helps Chr. Hansen to strong Q3

By Nathan Gray

An increasing demand for low-fat yoghurt and reduced-salt cheese will lift its sales this year, according to Chr. Hansen,  as the firm reports a 10% rise in revenue its Q3 results.

Asked if they trusted the dairy industry to fully purify milk, 70% of  under-25s said no.

Brits moving to non-dairy pastures: Mintel report

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

There is a growing trend towards dairy alternatives in the UK, with volume sales of cow-milk alternatives such as soya, rice and buffalo milk up 155% between 2011 and 2013, according to a Mintel report.

“Kerry’s Durban centre will support our global customers who are expanding their regional footprint...

Irish dairy group beefs up African ingredients presence

By Lynda Searby

The opening last week of a regional development and application centre in Durban, South Africa, signals a clear intent by Kerry Foods to ramp up its focus on the fast growing sub-Saharan African region.

“The government is growing increasingly interested in usage of scarce water resources and the wisdom of dairy farming in a desert environment is questioned increasingly...

Water shortages threaten Saudi dairy production

By Eliot Beer

The Saudi Arabian dairy food market is set to grow 6.7% a year to 2017, but water shortages and government pressure may force a shift to more imported dairy ingredients, according to a new report.

Dairy consumption in the Middle East up by 50% in five years

Dairy consumption in the Middle East up by 50% in five years

By Ankush Chibber

The six Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries are now consuming more dairy than ever before thanks to changes in lifestyle and dietary patterns, a new report from food and drink consultancy Zenith International said.

Manufacturers of dairy products like yoghurt are being increasingly creative with health claims, says analyst

Four trends propelling the dairy market

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

An ageing population, new EFSA health claims, protein perceptions and a focus on sugar as opposed to fat are some key considerations that are or should be driving the dairy industry, according to an analyst. 

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