Consumer Insights, Global, Whey Protein Isolate, Weight Management, Milk Protein, Whey Protein, Sports Nutrition, Healthy Aging
Sports nutrition products continue their momentum as more mainstream consumers buy into the category. In the last five years (2011-2016), global sports nutrition product launches had a 10.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).1 As more products enter the market, U.S. dairy proteins are helping manufacturers differentiate their products from others in the sports nutrition category.
Dairy Ingredients, Market Insights, Consumer Insights, Nutrition, Global, Dairy Proteins, Whey Protein Isolate, Clean Label, IFT, Healthy Aging
Vinegar-based functional beverages have been around for centuries. This traditional ingredient is resurfacing in beverages through switchels reappearing on shelves. Thanks to dairy’s nutrition, our take on the Switchel has high-quality protein produced by dedicated U.S. farmers who are focused on animal care and environmental stewardship.
Dairy Ingredients, Market Insights, Dairy Resources, Global, Whey Protein Isolate, Milk Protein, Whey Protein, Whey Protein Concentrate, High Quality Protein
A new, more accurate method for measuring protein quality lists dairy proteins as one of the highest-quality sources available. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) previously recommended using the digestible indispensable amino acid scores (DIAAS) for the most correct protein quality measurement. Now, after more than 20 years as the selected method, the protein digestibility-corrected amino acid scores (PDCAAS) could be replaced with DIAAS. Here’s why, and why no matter the method, dairy remains one of the highest scoring protein sources.
Dairy Ingredients, Market Insights, Cheese, Dairy Resources, Global, Whey Protein Isolate, Milk Protein, Whey Protein Concentrate
U.S. dairy exporters boosted volume across a number of key products and markets in November 2016, a potential indication that 2017 could be another strong year for U.S. dairy demand across the globe. Here is a snapshot of the past reporting period: 168,706 tons of milk powders, cheese, butterfat, whey and lactose were exported in November, the most in 18 months, and topping year-ago levels for the sixth straight month. Overall, the U.S. dairy export value was $429 million in November, up 14% from a year earlier.
The National Dairy Council has created a new consumer-friendly infographic on the benefits of three dairy proteins (WPC, WPI and MCC) alongside tips on easily adding them to popular food and beverages. Access, learn more and share this powerful new consumer education tool.