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Food labels misleading, India’s new dietary guidelines warn-ICMR

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The recently released dietary guidelines by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) warned that the information presented on packaged food can be misleading. “Health claims on packaged food are designed to catch the consumer’s attention and convince them that the product is healthy,” the guidelines drafted with the help of the National Institute of […]

Akshayakalpa in deal with UK’s BII, Samunnati to finance farmers

Akshayakalpa in deal with UK’s BII, Samunnati to finance farmers - Dairy News 7X7

Akshayakalpa Organic has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with British International Investment plc (BII), the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, and Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Pvt Ltd to provide financing to up to 1,500 smallholder dairy farmers in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana. The partnership will see BII extend guarantees for […]

The benefits of choosing farm fresh or organic dairy products for your health

The benefits of choosing farm fresh or organic dairy products for your health - Dairy News 7X7

Have you ever questioned if it is worthwhile to purchase organic milk, curd, paneer, ghee and various other dairy and daily essential products in the nation? The use of antibiotics, growth hormones, residuals and traces of pesticides are frequently found in typical dairy products. This is largely due to infrastructural challenges in the traditional dairy […]

‘Disruptive’ dairy brand pledges 1% of all revenues to RABI

‘Disruptive’ dairy brand pledges 1% of all revenues to RABI - Dairy News 7X7

A ‘disruptive’ dairy brand has pledged 1 percent of all revenues to farming charity RABI to help the sector with financial, emotional and practical help. Organic dairy brand All Things Butter, which produces butter from a Somerset farm, have chosen RABI as its charity partner for this year. Created to ‘disrupt the dairy industry’, the […]

Amul to launch organic products, set up haats and ‘green college’

Amul to launch organic products, set up haats and ‘green college’ - Dairy News 7X7

Entering the nascent Rs 2,000-crore organic food segment in India, Amul will soon launch organic “aata”, rice, honey, chocolates and potato products, said RS Sodhi, managing director of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF). It also plans to set up a “green college” at Anand to spread awareness about organic and natural farming among young generation of […]

Clean label in functional dairy with organic and natural will be the future

Clean label in functional dairy with organic and natural will be the future - Dairy News 7X7

Demand for functional dairy ingredients has never been higher. This is largely driven by the high-protein trend – consumers increasingly understand the proven benefits of high-quality proteins, in particular those from whey, for muscle growth, weight management and satiety. Arla food ingredients recently conducted a survey of European consumers. The objective of survey was to […]