Dairy product purchasing differs in households with and without children
American households with children reported purchasing larger quantities of higher-fat fluid milk compared to households without children, according to research in JDS Communications.
Type of sugar used to sweeten sheep milk kefir may improve consumer acceptance
Consumers’ emotional reactions to and sensory acceptance of kefir are influenced by the type of sugar added, according to research in the Journal of Dairy Science.
New research review finds climate impact of methane may be overstated
A review commissioned by the Global Dairy Platform (GDP) suggests the true climate impact of methane may be overstated since current metrics don’t recognise key differences between greenhouse gases.
Chr Hansen Natural Colors inaugurates state-of-the-art R&D centre
The company says its new Montpellier facilities will strengthen its possibilities to develop innovative and natural solutions in close collaboration with customers.
US export council opens Singapore centre
The US Dairy Export Council officially unveiled a new US Center for Dairy Excellence in Singapore.
California Dairy Innovation Center to launch
The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB), the marketing order representing California dairy producers in the US, has announced the development of a new innovation centre.
Digital dairy project led by Scotland’s Rural College receives significant funding
A £50,000 fund for the Strength in Places project will help to establish South-West Scotland and Cumbria as the leading region for advanced, sustainable and high-value dairy processing.
SIG announces funding for sustainable packaging research at EPFL
SIG will fund breakthrough research at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, as part of a joint initiative with Nestlé, Logitech and other partners, to tackle environmental challenges associated with plastic waste.
DSM expands with new infant nutrition powders
Royal DSM has launched new, high-quality microbial Dhasco-B and Arasco powders for infant nutrition.
Reference materials released for consistency in milk somatic cell counting
The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has announced the launch of the first certified reference materials for somatic cell counting in milk, an integral part in a joint project to establish an international reference system.
A pesticide free agriculture
Agroscope, the Swiss Confederation’s centre of excellence for agricultural research, has together with over 20 other European research institutions, signed up with the “Towards a Chemical Pesticide-Free Agriculture” memorandum of understanding (MoU).
New position paper identifies probiotic strains with efficacy for preterm babies
A new position paper by the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) has recommended the probiotic strains included in Chr. Hansen’s probiotic blend for pre-term babies.
Keynote speakers announced for IDF Symposium 2020
The IDF Cheese Science and Technology Symposium introduces most recent research, innovation and expertise in fields such as cheese microbial ecology, ripening, flavour, texture, functionality, cheese authenticity, nutrition, health, efficiency and innovation in processes.
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences honours scientists in awards
Two scientists in the fields of human microbiota and lactic acid bacterial metabolism and genetics have been selected for the 2019 Danisco Science Excellence Medal and Microbiome Science Award.