Nutrition

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June 26, 2018

Would creating and tasting ice cream all day be your dream job?

Well for Ice Cream Innovation Manager, Esraa El Shall, it’s a normal day’s work.  

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June 25, 2018

A Primo reduction in sugar: and why it matters

“If we continue to find better, more innovative ways to improve our products, we’re proving our commitment to doing what’s right by our consumers.”

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June 20, 2018

6 myths busted by Head of Nutrition, Mindy Wigzell 

Mindy is Head of Nutrition at Fonterra. She holds a BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics from King's College, London.

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June 01, 2018

The perfect food?

Can you guess what food starts us off in life, keeps us going until we can fend for ourselves and is critical for growing vital body parts?

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May 11, 2018

Five nutrition tips to help you get a good night's sleep

Kiwi sports scientist Dr. Richard Swinbourne (Ricco) says diet plays a huge part in our sleep patterns.

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March 29, 2018

Move over taste, why texture is the new flavour of the month

Soggy chips, limp salad or fully melted ice-cream, none of these sound particularly appealing but why not? The food is in essence the same – a limp Caesar salad contains the same ingredients as a crisp one and liquid ice cream has the same taste as its frozen self. The difference is texture, or the “mouth feel” of food.

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December 15, 2017

New NZMP Medical and Healthy Ageing division will help people stay stronger for longer

NZMP, Fonterra’s dairy ingredient business, has recently set up a medical nutrition and healthy ageing division to develop science-based solutions that help to treat people who are suffering malnutrition, cancer and other diseases, as well as to help people age in good health.

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October 18, 2017

New study shows probiotics may reduce postnatal depression 

New research has found evidence that one of Fonterra’s probiotics can help prevent or treat symptoms of postnatal depression. 

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July 14, 2017

Microorganisms on ice hold key to cheese history

Inside six large chest freezers at the Fonterra Research Centre in Palmerston North lies a piece of Kiwi food history.

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