Nutricia Australia New Zealand’s (Nutricia ANZ) acquisition of Kiwi infant formula businesses the Sutton Group and Gardians is “key to restoring" consumer confidence lost as a result of the 2013 botulism scare.
A high intake of high-fat dairy products such as cream could reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a Swedish study suggests.
The elderly needn't make significant dietary changes to boost their daily intake of protein and could instead rely on enriched "everyday food", research by Fonterra suggests.
Meiji infant formula sold in Taiwan will in future be exported from Japan as the company looks to capitalize on the "high quality" reputation held by Japanese goods.
Fonterra expects its 2014 operating profit, impacted by falling global dairy prices, to come in at the "lower end" of its forecast.
Indian cooperative Amul and Russian dairy Galactika have reportedly begun trade talks that if successful will see the export of Gujarati cheese and milk powder to Russia.
Chinese infant formula manufacturer Beingmate has launched a phosphatidylserine (PS)-enriched UHT milk developed in cooperation with Enzymotec to support child brain health and development.
Dairy giant Arla's ingredients business is building a new whey processing facility for €38m to meet rising demand for the dairy fraction in infant, sports and clinical nutrition.
The a2 Milk Company believes its share of the Australian fresh milk market could increase “north of 10%” in the next 12 months.
A combination of demographic, social and economic factors is helping grow India’s baby food market, which is set to cross the US$250m mark in 2014, a new report has said.
New Zealand’s dairy industry is milking its Australian counterpart out of A$30m a year, according to a dairy farming lobby group that is calling for a free-trade agreement to level the playing field.
Fonterra is prepared to pay NZ$615m (US$514m, €390m) for a 20% stake in Chinese baby food manufacturer Beingmate in its latest attempt to expand its presence in China’s lucrative infant formula market.
Chinese retailer Suning Redbaby has reportedly begun offering an infant formula insurance policy that compensates customers in the event of a recall.
Shipments of Hershey’s brand flavored milk to China have been suspended after a consignment found to contain unapproved ingredients was destroyed.
Nestlé has recalled a batch of NAN brand infant formula in the Philippines after internal tests discovered products did not contain fatty acids specified on the label.
Australian researchers have identified a "significant positive association" between A1 beta-casein protein and abdominal pain - a finding that has been unsurprisingly welcomed by the a2 Milk Company.
For years a laggard in the dairy stakes, China is now seeing massive growth in its yoghurt drinks market largely because of significant investment and new demand for healthier drinks on the go.
Sales slipped 6% and net profits 11% in Q2 for DSM’s human and animal nutrition arm as adverse currency movements, a slow US vitamins and omega-3 food supplements market and the Asian botulism infant formula scare affected earnings.
Labelling of infant formula sold in the Pakistani department of Punjab must now include the warning “mother’s milk is the best food for your baby and helps in preventing diarrhoea and other illnesses,” according to new prohibition and guidance rules released by the region’s government.
Australian consumer group Choice has blasted dairies Down Under for attempting to milk the public using health claims relating to A2 beta casein protein.