"If you seek to find what milk components do in the human intestine you need to study the intestinal bacteria that are influenced by human milk in the first place," says scientist.
August 24, 2012
Recently published work by researchers at the University of California, Davis examines the capability of bifidobacteria to help break down components of breast milk to help improve the overall health of infants.
Communities, industries, businesses and consumers are seeking options to incorporate renewable energy for many reasons, whether it is to offset the rising cost of fossil fuels, to be energy independent or to reduce the strain of a growing population depleting finite resources.
A new campaign to educate moms about the benefits of milk processed at ultra-high temperatures and packed in aseptic cartons aims to shift consumption away from sodas and sports drinks to nutritious milk.
Everyone knows the woes of milk consumption. It has been in a steady decline for years. Once a person exits the ‘tween years and enters the teens, milk is about as relevant as a subscription to Tiger Beat magazine. Heavy drinkers of the stuff are ages two through four; 90% of this age group consumes milk, compared to 61% for those ages 50 and older.
A new marketing campaign by Tetra Pak teaches shopper moms about the benefits of milk pasteurized at ultra-high temperatures. This shelf-stable, or shelf safe, milk in single-serve packages is a convenient grab-and-go solution for drinking the beverage away from home.
A California dairy processor has installed a hybrid solar-powered co-generation system that heats water and generates electricity. Clover Stornetta selected a solar cogeneration solution from Cogenra that delivers hot water and renewable electricity with a payback period of less than five years. This hybrid technology combines photovoltaic (PV) and solar hot water (SHW) generation in one product.
Cloverland has been awarded a Level 3 Certification from the Safety Quality Foods Institute (SQF) -- the highest possible qualification, which testifies to appropriate protection being in place from standard hygiene issues all the way up to, and including, terrorist attacks.
Fonterra said it has an agreement to buy the milk processing assets of the New Zealand Dairies Ltd group in South Canterbury. The Russian-owned dairy factory was placed into receivership on 17 May 2012.
The Dannon Co. and McCarty Family Farms announced Wednesday, June 13, the initial accomplishments from the first stage of their new collaboration. The farmer is selling its milk exclusively to Dannon, which is processing it into yogurt at Dannon's Fort Worth, Texas, plant.
Nestlé is investing in new manufacturing lines at its condensed milk products factory in Pontecesures, Spain, increasing production by 50%. The company’s announcement follows two major financial commitments it has made to develop its manufacturing operations in Europe this year. Earlier this month Nestlé said it would invest CHF 300 million in a new Nespresso factory in Switzerland. In February it revealed plans to invest CHF 265 million in a new Nescafé Dolce Gusto factory in Germany.