All news articles for October 2013

Special edition: Trends in fats and oils

Special edition: Trends in fats and oils

Fats and oils are no longer shunned as the dietary bad guys they once were – as long as they are used in moderation. So where does the science stand on the use of fats and oils in the diet? Which are the most sustainable? And why is it so difficult to...

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Irish Dairy Board invests $27m in Saudi halal cheese production

By Fiona Barry

The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has invested €20m ($27m) in a dairy manufacturing and technology facility in Saudi Arabia, “to access the important dairy growth markets in the Middle East and North Africa region, supplying the Islamic Halal market segment”.

Halloween confectionery big in UK and Ireland but weaker in Italy and Spain

Mixed bag for Halloween confectionery in Europe

Halloween confectionery sales are expected to grow in line with the overall market in Europe, but there are notably differences among EU countries, according to industry association Caobisco.

Dietary fats: The good, the bad and the ugly...

Dietary fats: The good, the bad and the ugly...

By Nathan GRAY

The possible risks - and benefits - of eating different dietary fats is one of the most hotly debated and controversial areas in our industry. So just where do we currently stand?

Ingredient can open up market for high-protein drinking yogurt: Arla

Ingredient can open up market for high-protein drinking yogurt: Arla

By Mark ASTLEY

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has unveiled the latest addition to its Nutrilac range – a whey protein ingredient designed to overcome the viscosity issues experienced when increasing the protein content of standard spoonable yogurt and yogurt drinks.

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