Fusion beverages are making a splash as an emerging category of functional food. The demand is spurred by consumers who prefer beverages that go beyond quenching their thirst and offer nutritional benefits.
While plant-based and so-called ‘alternative’ proteins – from algae to cricket powder – continue to gain traction in the food industry, dairy proteins are still growing, fast, says AMCO Proteins, which has been working with customers on a range of novel...
Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a new protein shot concept consisting of whey protein for ‘athletes and gym-goers’. It debuted the idea at the Supply Side West show in Las Vegas last week to beverage manufacturers.
Glanbia Nutritionals has expanded its protein powder capabilities with the launch of BevEdge Whey Protein A-220W, a pre-acidified whey protein isolate that allows for berry- and citrus-flavored protein drink mixes.
The role of doctors and dietitians in the education of the elderly on the benefits of protein for healthy ageing is key, US whey protein manufacturer Davisco Foods International told DairyReporter.com.
Danone has terminated its existing supply contract with Fonterra and plans to sue the dairy exporter over the whey protein concentrate (WPC) Clostridium botulinum contamination scare that led to product recalls across Asia, Australasia and the Middle...
Glanbia has unveiled a €21m whey protein isolate (WPI) investment at its Dairy Ingredients Ireland (DII) Ballyragget facility – the Irish dairy giant’s latest expansion effort driven by the up-coming milk quota abolition.
Europe’s largest whey protein supplier Volac claims that new scientific research backs the ingredient’s healthy ageing benefits for older consumers, and the need for ‘tailored nutrition strategies’ to meet their demands.
Mark Neville, head of lifestyle ingredients at Volac, told BeverageDaily.com that the UK market for whey protein was hitting “critical mass”, since everyone knew someone who used such ingredients, with word spreading as to their benefits.
The addition of dextran to peanut protein isolate could significantly improve its emulsifying and foaming properties, putting it on par with other protein isolates such as soy and whey protein, says new research.
European food and sports beverage makers are set to benefit from a new dairy ingredients joint venture, which is aimed at increasing whey protein manufacturing capacity in Europe as well as improving the speed and reliability of the supply of such ingredients,...
The whey protein industry is gathering data to submit article 13.5 health claims after the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) last month rejected a slew of generic, article 13.1 protein and whey protein-related dossiers.
A new study suggests that coating freeze dried strawberry pieces with whey protein, glycerol and lactose can help reserve texture when they are rehydrated, thereby making them suitable for use in a broader range of moist and liquid applications.
Scientists from The Netherlands have uncovered the relationship
between the perception of crumbliness in whey proteins and
polysaccharide mixed gels and their breakdown behaviour, findings
that could help engineer crumbliness in semi-solid...
Freisland Foods Domo and Nandi Protiens are introducing a new range
of whey protein concentrates for low-fat yoghurt and other food
categories - the fruit of a partnership to leverage new protein
technology to quickly meet new market...
Canadian researchers are looking into the effects of gelling of
whey protein isolates with xanthan gum in concentrations well below
that usually reported, and have already filed for a patent on the
Modification of whey protein concentrates with high phospholipid
proportions could turn standard emulsifiers into functional health
promoting ingredients, results that could have important
implications for the food industry.
Whey protein and isolate manufacturer Protient has been acquired by
ABF Ingredients, a division of Associated British Foods - a move
which will increase the Minnesota company's sales on a global