Viewing all Articles by Terri RexroatAs vice president of U.S. trade services, my role is to increase the use of U.S.-produced dairy ingredients by companies here in the United States. I look to accomplish that by showing them how to use ingredients like whey protein and MPC in an advantageous manner and also why they should use U.S. ingredients over imports.
Sports Nutritionist Sheds Light on Sustainable Nutrition with U.S. Dairy
Nearly 900 attendees from around the world traveled to Chicago in late March for the American College of Sports Medicine’s International Health & Fitness Summit, where they worked to bridge the gap between science and practice to help consumers reach their health and fitness goals.
Dairy Proteins, IFT, Consumer Trends, Food and Beverage Trends, 2018 food trends, 2018 beverage trends, 2018 Food Innovations, IFT2018
Dairy’s unmatched protein power featured at IFT18
The 2018 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo is being held July 15–18, in Chicago. In anticipation of the power of protein being a major trend, USDEC invites all attendees to booth #S1427 to taste and learn why all proteins are not created equal.
Dairy Ingredients, Milk, Nutrition, Global, Whey Protein, Child Nutrition, Early Childhood Development
Life Stages Series: Dairy’s Unmatched Nutrition Helps Children Thrive
Nutrition plays an undeniably-important role in child development. A parent’s choice of what foods and beverages to keep in their home goes well beyond choosing healthy options. Their child’s age, stage of development, allergies and intolerances are important elements. In this first piece in a series on how dairy supports different life stages, we are outlining dairy’s role in supporting child development. What better time to explore the benefits of milk and milk-derived ingredients than during the celebrations around World School Milk Day, commonly celebrated the last Wednesday in September each year.
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Delivering Lactose-Free Options with Dairy
Products with free-from claims, such as lactose-free, seem to be multiplying overnight. According to Innova Market Insights, 2% of new global product introductions in 2015 included lactose free claims.1 This number is rising as manufacturers take the opportunity to contribute lactose-free innovations using dairy ingredients.
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Dairy Protein Advantages Continue to Shine
Food and beverage industry experts gathered to talk about the latest in the protein market during The Protein Trends and Technologies Seminar, held on May 23-24 in Itasca, Illinois. The seminar -explored functional properties, nutrition and application of many protein sources. As discussed, consumers gravitate towards nutrient-dense ingredients, and protein has held its spot as an important macronutrient for achieving a healthy lifestyle.