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U.S. Dairy Export Council® Packs Protein into IFT16 Prototypes

The U.S. Dairy Export Council® (USDEC) will prove how U.S. dairy products and ingredients contribute to on-trend foods and beverages at the 2016 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo. Delicious prototypes at the USDEC booth will demonstrate the benefits of U.S. dairy ingredients in snack and mini-meal applications.

Three new prototypes will show how the U.S. dairy industry helps formulators meet consumer demand for clean labels, quality protein and day-to-day convenience. Each prototype has a set of benefits targeting influential audiences. These benefits include healthy aging, protein quantity, weight wellness, unique flavor profiles and global inspiration.

Visitors to booth 1931 will learn how the U.S. dairy industry works alongside food and beverage manufacturers to help produce new products that are formulated successfully to meet the needs of consumers.


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Prototypes

Yogurt Barley Soup - Formula Sheet

Inspired by the traditional Armenian Tanabour soup, delicious herbs and barley combine with the high-quality protein in Greek-style yogurt to soothe and satisfy. This soup is an excellent source of protein, with each serving providing 25% of the Daily Value for protein plus other vitamins and minerals. Enjoy a warm bowl for a creamy, comforting delicacy.  

View the prototype formula sheet for market insights, ingredients used, nutritional panel, preparation suggestions and the benefits of using U.S. dairy ingredients.  

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Protein-packed Samosas - Formula Sheet

East meets West in a savory hybrid of a samosa and empanada. Paneer cheese helps fill the tasty protein-dough bite that packs 11g of protein (22% Daily Value) per serving. High-quality U.S. dairy ingredients like Greek-style yogurt, whey protein, milk permeate and butter round out this snack, which is perfect for any time of day. It's sure to please the palate with a truly international flavor.  

View the prototype formula sheet for market insights, ingredients used, nutritional panel, preparation suggestions and the benefits of using U.S. dairy ingredients.  

Applicable resources:

  • Ingredients:
    • U.S. Dairy Proteins Overview - This resource highlights the versatility and nutritional benefits of using dairy protein ingredients in many applications.
    • U.S. Cheese Industry Overview - Use this brochure to discover the foundation as to why the U.S. cheese industry is a partner to consider for your future cheese needs.
    • U.S. Butter & Milkfat Overview - This resource highlights production as well as the different types of butter and milkfat products U.S. suppliers offer while also reinforcing the goodness of dairy fats.
  • Technical Reports:
    • Understanding the Role of Dairy Proteins- Serves to help food and beverage formulators understand the complexity of milk proteins, the different protein types and characteristics, and how current research impacts dairy protein performance.
    • Sensory Properties of Whey Ingredients- Discusses recent research on improving the sensory properties of whey protein ingredients to help product developers use them more successfully, in various food and beverage applications.
    • Whey Protein Heat Stability - This resource summarizes recent research on improving the heat stability of whey protein ingredients, thus helping product developers utilize them in more applications.
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  • Other:

Mango Chutney Cottage Cheese Dip - Formula Sheet

Spice up your snacks with this flavorful cottage cheese dip. A blend of mango chutney, curry spice powder and high-quality U.S. dairy ingredients, including cottage cheese and milk protein isolate, provides a surprising thrill for the taste buds. Plus, it's 50 calories per serving, with recognizable ingredients, making it a clean-label option for a unique dipping experience.  

View the prototype formula sheet for market insights, ingredients used, nutritional panel, preparation suggestions and the benefits of using U.S. dairy ingredients.  

Applicable resources:

  • Ingredients:
    • U.S. Dairy Proteins Overview - This resource highlights the versatility and nutritional benefits of using dairy protein ingredients in many applications.
    • U.S. Cheese Industry Overview - Use this brochure to discover the foundation as to why the U.S. cheese industry is a partner to consider for your future cheese needs.
  • Technical reports/Monographs:
    • Dairy Solutions for Clean Label Applications - Consumers want to see shorter, easy-to-understand ingredient lists before purchasing foods and beverages. Dairy ingredients can serve as a substitute for many unwanted ingredients in a variety of food applications to achieve a more natural product.
    • Understanding the Role of Dairy Proteins- Serves to help food and beverage formulators understand the complexity of milk proteins, the different protein types and characteristics and how current research impacts dairy protein performance.
    • Milk Protein Concentrates: Manufacturing and Applications - This report highlights the state of the science for manufacturing and applications of these dairy ingredients.
  • Videos:
    • Delight in U.S. Dairy - This video features innovative and inspiring U.S. dairy ingredients to tempt your taste-buds, supported by all the benefits that the U.S. dairy industry has to offer.
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Other U.S. Dairy Resources of Interest  

U.S. dairy ingredients naturally add great taste, nutritional benefits, functionality, convenience and value to varying foods and beverages. The USDEC Global Marketing Program works with food and beverage manufacturers to help innovate new or improved products that deliver consumer appeal.  

It provides the dairy, food and beverage industries with a vast network of resources through our affiliated organizations - Dairy Management Inc.TM, the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy®, the Dairy Research Institute® and National Dairy Council® - to develop products that meet consumer demand around the world.  

Program Information

Videos

  • Dairy Beverages - Learn about high-quality protein beverages that help baby boomers and other aging citizens prevent muscle loss.
  • Reduced Sodium - With efforts to reduce sodium consumption, hear how dairy ingredients can enhance saltiness in foods and beverages without sacrificing taste.
  • Building a Higher Protein Diet - Learn about dairy protein trends, opportunities, applications and research.
  • New Concepts with Dairy​​ - View a video from the 2014 IFT that features prototypes highlighted and discusses the benefits of U.S dairy proteins.  

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