September 28, 2013
Ganeden Biotech provides safe, superior probiotic ingredients to the functional food and beverage markets.
September 15, 2013
The study of probiotics takes guts — real or manufactured. A British outfit created a computer-controlled, mechanical simulator of gastric digestion.
The study of the gut might lead to glory.Read More
Concentrated milk or whey protein ingredients are often added to cultured dairy beverages to boost the protein level and to contribute to viscosity and mouthfeel.
August 18, 2013
Greek introductions continue to dominate growth in the yogurt category, but the other cultured segment to watch is drinkable yogurt. Volume sales in 2012 were 211 million pints and the latest IRI data for 2013 showed yogurt drinks experiencing double-digit growth in the United States.Read More
Fermented milk products could arguably be one of the most convenient, tasty, economic and healthy foods we have today.
February 17, 2013
Consumer’s acceptance of the idea that yogurt, a fermented (cultured) milk, is “good for you” has been so widespread that it has attracted other marketers who are trying to figure out how to capitalize on its popularity.Read More
February 15, 2013
Chr. Hansen, Hørsholm, Denmark, received the “2012 European Product Leadership Award in Probiotics” from Frost & Sullivan, a global research and consultancy company.Read More
The most popular ingredients used to fortify milk-based beverages are probiotics/prebiotics, plant sterols and calcium.
October 9, 2012
Start with something healthy, and then make it better. That’s the basic recipe for creating a value-added milk-based beverage. Traditionally, the three largest and most active claims about dairy beverages regarded digestive/gut health, heart/cardiovascular health and bone health. But, in recent years, the market has seen many novel dairy beverages that tout energy, immune health, weight control, satiety, anti-aging, skin health, beauty, eye health, joint health, mental acuity and concentration.Read More
September 27, 2012
Skyland Foods introduces IBEX, drinkable yogurts that targets functional health benefits that focus on brain, digestive health and recovery.
Dairy is a perfect vehicle for the delivery of probiotics into the American diet. Celebrate the synergy.
September 14, 2012
Innovations in probiotic dairy products are on the rise. This is a reflection of the increasing demand for probiotics due to consumers’ interest in health and wellbeing. Dairy was the third most commonly named “functional food” in the 2011 Functional Foods Survey conducted by the International Food Information Council.Read More
Do all probiotics in dairy products deliver on their promises? Find out more.
August 22, 2012
Probiotic-containing dairy products are gaining in popularity; but do all these products deliver on their promises? Find out more.Read More
As scientists learn more about prebiotics, dairy’s prospects increase. For the present time, look to plants if you want to add prebiotics. But for the future, prebiotics could come from the oligosaccharides in whey permeate.
August 16, 2012
Although 72% of Americans are aware of prebiotics’ association with digestive health, according to the International Food Information Council’s 2011 functional foods survey, most would be hard-pressed to describe prebiotics and their functions. That’s understandable. The story of prebiotics and health is not simple. But as scientists learn more, the story becomes more compelling and worth the telling.Read More