Is dairy a hindrance and not a help for probiotics growth?

Concerns have been raised about changing consumer attitudes to dairy, and the impact that could have on the probiotics sector. ©iStock

The vast majority of new product development for functional foods featuring probiotics “remains in the dairy space”, but this may be more of a hindrance than a help for the sector’s growth prospects.

OMIRA shareholders will decide next month whether to approve a takeover by Lactalis.

OMIRA considers Lactalis takeover

Acquisitions continue to be part of Ausnutria's strategy.

Ausnutria takes over ADP and Ozfarm

Glanbia Co-op is acquiring 60% of the shares of Dairy Ireland to become part of Glanbia Ireland.

Glanbia Co-op completes share placement for creation of Glanbia Ireland

Nestlé has officially opened a new factory in Vietnam, with the creation of more than 200 jobs. Pic:© Nestlé

Nestlé officially opens Vietnam MILO plant

The clinical trial was funded by Danone Nutricia.

Unique combination of prebiotic mixture and fermented infant formula helps prevent colic: New Danone Nutricia study

Millennial moms were more likely to introduce their baby to infant formula earlier than moms over the age of 35, the survey found. ©iStock/Wavebreakmedia

Convenience-seeking millennial moms lead the growth of infant formula, survey shows

Despite stricter regulations, Ausnutria has recorded positive Q1 2017 results.

Ausnutria reports growing revenue amid fiercer competition and stricter laws

Fonterra's milk powder products facility in Malaysia has reopened.

Fonterra reopens Malaysian milk powder plant

Younger mums in particular are interested in organic formula options, with 79% of mums aged 25-34 using the product. ©iStock

China's infant formula trends: Sales boom predicted with organic and premium brands leading the charge

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