Overcapacity plagues China’s dairy sector as demand dumps

China’s dairy industry is facing an overproduction issue due to weak consumer demand, as agricultural authorities chip in to ramp up subsidies and tackle the looming crisis. Dairy farmers in multiple provinces — including Hebei, Inner Mongolia, and Shandong — are experiencing difficulties in selling fresh milk and are facing losses amid low selling prices, … Read more

Bunge and Mane co-develop frying oil that cuts oil content in end-product by up to 25%

Frying oil is a mainstay of the foodservice, quick service restaurant (QSR), and par frying industries. It is estimated that more than 15L of cooking oil is used by one typical QSR per day. Yet, innovation in frying oils for these sectors is ‘very rare’, according to Renne Boerefijn, director of innovation at plant-based oil … Read more

Rwanda: Who Is Swindling Dairy Farmers?

Milk traders who don’t pay dairy farmers could soon be blacklisted according to the Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB). Solange Uwituze, Deputy Director General in charge of Animal Resources Research and Technology Transfer at RAB told The New Times that the list of defaulters is being prepared and could soon be published … Read more

Pelwatte Dairy debuts new products for consumers

Pelwatte Dairy, recently launched new products for consumer testing such as the 200g Pelwatte Chilli Butter, the 8 and 30-portion Pelwatte Ceylon Butter, and the Pelwatte Ghee 500g tin. The testing event was held at BMICH in the presence of Pelwatte Dairy Chairman Ariyaseela Wickramanayake, together with invitees of the staff of Pelwatte Dairy Industries … Read more

Extend your life with these New Year’s resolutions

CNN — Looking for New Year’s resolutions that can extend your life? Master these three science-based healthy habits during 2023, and you’ll reduce stress, improve your sleep, raise your immunity, lower inflammation, increase muscle strength and mobility, boost your brain power and mood, battle disease and more — all keys to a long, happy life. … Read more

Dairy Queen is king: Manchester location ends year as top-selling location in the country | Human interest

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Students compete for ‘gamer’ products

National Dairy Council A team of Utah State University students majoring in food science recently answered the challenge of developing a dairy-based product for “gamers” during the National Dairy Council’s New Product Competition. Students Nathan Pougher, Melissa Marsh, Chandler Stafford and Mackenzie Taylor defeated teams from Iowa State University and California State Polytechnic University-Pomona with … Read more

Improve memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study says

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — Eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, may slow your rate of memory loss, a new study finds. The cognitive … Read more

Avoid binge eating for a heart healthy Christmas and New Year

It’s Christmas Day today and the festive season is in full swing in all homes celebrating this holy and joyous event of Christ’s birth with its message of peace and love to all mankind. With travel restrictions being relaxed and many relatives flying home to be with their loved ones in Sri Lanka for the … Read more

‘A highly strategic program that aims to accelerate innovation in the field of fermented foods’

The program to support fermentation R&I was piloted three months ago by L’Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRAE) and the Association Nationale des Industries Alimentaires (I’ANIA). The research-innovation project already brings together around thirty public and private players, from academic research to cooperatives, start-ups and corporations. The Grand Défi Ferments du Futur launched operationally … Read more