It's hard to imagine a world without chocolate milk, rocky road ice cream or double-fudge sundaes. But if present trends continue, cacao trees (Theobroma cacao), the source of cocoa and, ultimately, chocolate, could become extinct by midcentury.
Dairy foods, including dry dairy ingredients, provide one-fifth of the total daily protein intake for the average American. Amidst a crowded protein market, demand for dairy proteins continues to grow.
I recently received an email with the subject line: "A well-balanced diet consists of a taco in each hand … on the beach (can’t forget that vitamin D)." The line was memorable and highlighted the fact that modern consumers have some novel ideas about what constitutes a healthy diet.
Consumers are interested in food trends, including plant-based foods. While households may sometimes buy plant-based products, almost all still purchase dairy overall. That's a good thing, because not all proteins are equal.
There have been some interesting shifts in the global trade of dairy products that aren't apparent on the surface. Chinese milk-equivalent import growth slowed from 13% in the first quarter of 2019 to an estimated 1.7% in the second quarter.
In the dairy aisle (and elsewhere), crowing about a formulation's natural colors barely merits a pat on the back anymore. These days, consumers expect natural ingredients, colors included, in their food and drink, and they won't settle for less.
ON DEMAND: Many dairy facilities are exploring what membrane processes they can implement and the additional ingredients they can produce to draw further value from their dairy processing. A panel of experts from various backgrounds in the dairy industry will discuss Nanofiltration (NF) and how it can be effectively implemented in a dairy plant.
Gain new insights on how to leverage the latest developments in dairy ingredients by attending the 22nd Annual Dairy Ingredients Technical Symposium at the Hilton Beachfront Resort Hotel in Santa Barbara, California on March 17-19, 2020. Read More
Tegricel is a proprietary extract from colostral whey (bovine). This white paper describes the current state of knowledge, involving specific biological mechanisms of action, proof of concept in animal studies and clinical data in humans.
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