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Live long and prosper with probiotics

Prebiotic and probiotic ingredients have the potential to improve quality and length of life.
By Karen Giles-Smith MS, RD
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Someday, science may show that particular prebiotic, probiotic, and synbiotic ingredients help prevent certain age-related disorders and lengthen lives. Although the anti-aging effects of pre- and probiotics are plausible, supporting science is scant and inconclusive to date. However, scientists have developed several hypotheses about how aging may alter the intestinal microbiome and how certain pre- and probiotics may help prevent or reverse these changes.


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Driving U.S. dairy exports in the right direction

By Tom Suber
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The United States has arrived as a major player in the global dairy market. But if U.S. dairy exporters do not show continuous improvement, and if rules and regulations are not altered, then off-shore dairy and nondairy competitors will chip away at our position.


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Vegetable juice sales squash fruit juices

By Sarah M. Kennedy
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The vegetable juice/cocktail segment’s dollar and unit sales rise above the rest, while cranberry and orange juice sales struggle. Meanwhile, blended juices are all the rage.


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Dairies need to be ready for retail-ready packages

By Jorge Izquierdo
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PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, described the changing face of the North American dairy industry in its report, “Dairy Industry — A Market Assessment” (September 2013). Consumers were, and still are, attracted to new products, flavors and packaging to match their on-the-go lifestyles. Retailers, naturally, pass those demands on to their suppliers.


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Functional ingredients

Beneo to showcase new functional ingredients at this year’s IFT show

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Beneo will feature new formulation options impacting blood sugar control, weight & energy management, digestive health and more at this year’s IFT Food Expo, June 21-24 in New Orleans.
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Ingredients

ADM and SGI announce Omega-3 DHA partnership

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ADM and SGI enter an agreement to commercialize Omega-3 DHA from algae, and will produce and market it throughout the world.
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A modern-day challenge: case-packing small round bottles into dairy cases

With more consumers on the go, there are increasing demands for bottles that fit car cup holders and are more convenient.
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Case packing and handling of small bottles appears to be a simple, streamlined operation however, trends in consumer behavior and new bottle designs have introduced many challenges for beverage and dairy companies that can significantly affect line efficiency.
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Contests

Evergreen Packaging announces winner of nationwide carton art competition

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Benjamin N. Cardozo High School wins grand prize in Evergreen Packaging-sponsored 2014 Made by Milk carton art contest.
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People

Dairy supplier news: New hires at Harpak-ULMA and Ampco

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New hires, moves and promotions from suppliers BPA, Harpak-ULMA and Ampco, plus more news.
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Packaging news

Kureha America introduces Krehalon barrier shrink packaging

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Kureha America introduces Krehalon barrier shrink packaging for cheese to food manufacturers in the United States.
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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 

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This photo gallery contains additional, unpublished photos of dairy processing facilities featured in Dairy Foods magazine. To view more Behind the Scenes galleries go to our archives page!

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Milk/Flavored Milk and Non-Dairy Beverages: Opportunities in the Beverage Segment

This free webinar will cover methods and ingredients available to increase protein levels, processing issues related to high-protein beverages, future ingredients and opportunities for protein fortification, adding value to milk and beverages, niche markets for high-protein milk and beverages and case studies of Core Power and Fairlife.

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Joseph Gallo Farms wins honors for its cheeses, sustainability practices; plus we look at what's happening with frozen desserts.

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