Infant nutrition - Articles and news items

Toddler nutrition potential remains untapped

Industry news  •  27 July 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor New Food

Products formulated for children in the 1-3 years age bracket represent a major untapped opportunity for food and beverage brands, says Arla Foods Ingredients…

Nestlé invests €80 million in Nunspeet infant nutrition factory

Industry news  •  13 May 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The factory in Nunspeet will be expanded with an innovative technical installation for the production of Infant Specialities…

Potential health concerns over glycerol-based process contaminants in foods

Industry news  •  9 May 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The EFSA has said that the exposure to glycidyl fatty acid esters of babies consuming infant formula is a ‘particular concern’…

Sales of wet and dry baby food have dropped by 14%, says Mintel

Industry news  •  3 May 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Research from Mintel reveals UK sales of wet and dry baby food dropped by 14% between 2012 and 2015 as many parents choose to blend up homemade food…

Sugar compounds in milk nourish infants

Industry news  •  18 April 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The findings of a new study suggest that cow’s milk could be a source of selective oligosaccharides that could make therapeutic prebiotics for infants…

Eating salmon during pregnancy may reduce risk of asthma in offspring

Industry news  •  6 April 2016  •  Victoria White

Children born to mothers who eat salmon when pregnant may be less likely to have doctor diagnosed asthma compared to children whose mothers do not eat it…

FDA proposes limit to infant rice cereal inorganic arsenic

Industry news  •  5 April 2016  •  Victoria White

Through a draft guidance to industry, the FDA is proposing a limit or “action level” of 100 parts per billion for inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal…

Mead Johnson Nutrition launches Enfinitas in China

Industry news  •  31 March 2016  •  Victoria White

The company says Enfinitas adopts the latest science and advanced technology in infant nutrition and is inspired by Mead Johnson’s research in human milk…

Boccard to outfit Danone’s new early life nutrition plant

Industry news  •  22 March 2016  •  Victoria White

Boccard Food & Beverage was selected by Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition to provide the equipment for all of its fluid preparations…

Nestlé invests €25 million in infant nutrition R&D centre

Industry news  •  11 March 2016  •  Victoria White

Nestlé is to invest over €25 million in a significant expansion of its infant nutrition Research and Development Centre in Askeaton, Ireland…

Infant Nutrition: The first 1000 days and the long-term impact on health

Issue 1 2016  •  22 February 2016  •  Rosie Long, Nutrition Graduate, Nestlé UK

It has been recognised by health experts, that the first 1000 days – from conception to a child’s second birthday – is a critical window of opportunity to influence the future health outcomes. This critical period is the most influential time in a young child’s life, their behaviours and the nutrition they get in this time helps to set their future foundations for life and can have an impact on their health and happiness later in life .

GEA to equip Danone’s new state-of-the-art infant nutrition facility

Industry news  •  22 January 2016  •  Victoria White

GEA has received a major order from Danone to equip a new state-of-the-art facility for its international Early Life Nutrition brands with several production lines…

Fonterra and Bellamy’s team up for baby nutritional powders

Industry news  •  30 November 2015  •  Victoria White

Fonterra Australia and Bellamy’s Australia have announced plans to enter into a five year, multi-million dollar strategic agreement to manufacture a range of new baby nutritional powders…

Arla Foods Ingredients launches maternal nutrition solution

Industry news  •  12 November 2015  •  Victoria White

Arla Foods Ingredients’ maternal nutrition solution contains three natural milk ingredients: Lacprodan whey protein, Capolac minerals and Lacprodan PL-20 milk phospholipids…

Bacteriophage treatment decontaminates infant formula

Industry news  •  6 November 2015  •  Victoria White

A phage has shown strong anti-microbial activity against a type of foodborne bacterium that often kills infants after infecting them via infant formula, C. sakazakii…

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