Dairy Ingredients, Consumer Insights, United States, Global, Dairy Proteins, Clean Label, Snacking, Milk Protein, Whey Protein, Snack Trends
Snack formulations are getting more complex as consumers view snacking as more than a filler between meals. Susan Larson, Associate Researcher at the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, says that even though more consumers snack throughout the day, formulators shouldn’t rush to put product on the shelves without first considering the claims that consumers want most. Successful snacks offer what consumers want for each meal occasion.
Cheese, United States, Global, Cheese Pairing, Wine, Consumer Promotional Tools, Beer, Educational Tools
Interested in learning more about the dynamic U.S. cheese industry or looking for some consumer tools to help increase consumption of U.S. cheese? We’ve got you covered with new and updated resources!
Market Insights, United States, Global, Dairy Proteins, Whey Protein, Healthy Aging, Muscle Synthesis, High Quality Protein
Protein is an integral part of the daily diet, whether for strength training or for trying to preserve muscle mass throughout the aging process. A recently published review study in Nutrition and Metabolism1 suggests that the quality of protein consumed for muscle building is more important than previously perceived, with whey protein’s high leucine content providing clear muscle benefits.
Sodium, Consumer Insights, Permeate, United States, Global, Sodium Reduction, Salt Substitute, Dairy Product Solids
Proposed voluntary sodium reduction goals put forth June 1 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reflect that Americans are getting too much sodium in their diet. FDA’s suggested short and long-term goals would enable food companies and restaurants to gradually adjust sodium levels using innovations like incorporating permeate as a cost-effective, sodium substitute.
Newly released U.S. government Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) reinforce the vital role of dairy foods in dietary recommendations. Released January 7, 2016, the updated Dietary Guidelines continue to confirm that three servings of low-fat and fat-free dairy foods each day provides an essential part of all healthy eating styles.