The future looks bright for tea: Here’s why
June 21, 2012
Tea, even when served cold, is hot. Other than water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world and the 6th or 7th most consumed beverage in the United States.Read More
May 24, 2012
Consumers are searching supermarket shelves for tasty foods that contain fiber, according to new U.S. consumer research independently garnered for Tate & Lyle, a global food and beverage ingredient supplier.Read More
Adding micronutrients to cultured dairy products is one way to address health and wellness. Will processors respond with innovative new products?
May 14, 2012
Consumers recognize that cultured dairy products (including yogurt, cottage cheese and fermented milk beverages) are healthy and good-for-you choices. Health professionals consider cultured dairy foods to be nutrient-dense foods, meaning they have a high nutrient-to-energy ratio.
Those on food aid buy milk and yogurt, according to a new study by the USDA. Their food choices are not much different than any American’s.
May 14, 2012
Poor households spend most of their food stamp money (nearly 75%) on vegetables, fruits, grain products, meat, and meat alternatives, according to a study released in April. Lower-cost red meats (7.8%) and milk and yogurt (7.6%) account for the largest shares of food consumed at home. That’s the finding of a report titled “Building a Healthy America: A Profile of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” and published by the Food and Nutrition Service, Office of Research and Analysis, in the United States Department of Agriculture.Read More
America, our land of amber waves of grain and ample milk production, produces plenty of food. We’re obese. And yet we’re hungry.
May 10, 2012
Milk production has increased 15% in the 10 years from 2002 to 2011. And 2012 is off to a good start, with production in the first quarter up 5.2% compared to the same period a year ago. Total cheese production (excluding cottage cheeses) rose 3.6% in 2010 to 10.4 billion pounds, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Italian varieties (at 4.42 billion pounds) rose 5.8%, and American-type cheese increased 1.7%, accounting for 41% of total cheese production. Clearly, America’s dairy processors are productive.Read More
April 10, 2012
Read about advertising, promotions and certifications in the dairy industry.Read More
Reducing sodium levels will require masking agents and metallic/bitter blockers to eliminate the off-flavors caused by potassium-based salt substitutes.
March 13, 2012
High levels of dietary sodium can increase blood pressure. But the health consequences of population-wide sodium reduction are still the subject of some debate. Americans consume on average 3,400 milligrams of sodium daily.Read More
March 12, 2012
The group behind the National Milk Mustache "got milk?" Campaign unveiled an all-new, fully-integrated program highlighting that what athletes do after strenuous exercise can make a dramatic difference in how they feel and perform during the next workout. The new REFUEL | "got chocolate milk?™" campaign, backed by a podium-topping team of athletes – including USA Basketball Men's National Team member Carmelo Anthony, twelve-time swimming medalist Dara Torres, five other 2012 USA Swimming Team medal hopefuls, plus 2010 Ironman® World Champion Mirinda Carfrae – shows how refueling with chocolate milk can play an important role during an athlete's after-workout ritual.
March 9, 2012
DuPont Nutrition & Health's Guardian Chelox L gives the makers of mayonnaise, dressings, margarine and spreads a flavor-based, value-adding, natural alternative to EDTA, which has long been the industry’s traditional, synthetic chelator.
February 16, 2012
We need dietary fat. Milk naturally contains fat. So let’s better understand the facts on fat and communicate this to consumers instead of trying to dodge the topic. After all, dairy foods are in a unique situation when it comes to fatty acid profile, as research shows that all fatty acids are not created equal.Read More