A new grocery item that pairs cheese with nondairy ingredients required an entirely new package. Fresh Take from Kraft Foods, Glenview, Ill., contains cheese, bread crumbs and seasonings. It is intended to help the home chef create dinner entrees quickly with a three-step mix-coat-bake approach.
There is a global opportunity in dairy ingredients for U.S. processors. Wherever they live, the older population needs good nutrition to live well. Whey powders and milk proteins can help food and beverage manufacturers develop nutritious foods.
An aging world population of almost half a billion seniors age 65 and older has placed demands on food and beverage manufacturers to take a closer look at the nutritional needs of seniors, who battle chronic conditions affiliated with aging. Dairy ingredients are well positioned to help address these needs.