Scientists are making phenomenal progress in better understanding how food impacts health, and there is good news on dairy foods. Researchers around the world are uncovering evidence that milk and dairy foods provide an irreplaceable package of health benefits.
New products, flavors and formats keep dairy processors growing. Whether you have an in-house department or contract with consultants, you need to be investing in research and development because no one wants to buy a stale product.
Two graduates from the University of Wisconsin-Madison turned to the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research to help them create a protein-rich, isotonic beverage with no artificial colors or flavors called BadgerMax.
Pressure from public health authorities to reduce sodium in the food supply continues to grow. There are many sides to the debate. Though dairy foods in total contribute only 11% of the sodium in the U.S. diet, the dairy industry has recognized the need to address these concerns and has been taking action. Being proactive helps the industry identify solutions that make sense for the food supply, the dairy business and consumers’ health and taste preferences.