EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Davisco Foods International, Inc., a global provider of the world's purest whey protein ingredients, is pleased to announce that Alpha-lactalbumin has been named as a finalist in the innovative ingredient category at the 8th Global Dairy Congress Innovation Awards Gala. Recognizing Davisco's Alpha-lactalbumin as an innovation finalist reflects that alpha-lactalbumin stands apart for unique technology and unique properties in foods and other applications.
Alpha-lactalbumin is isolated from bovine milk to the highest purity available worldwide. Alpha-lactalbumin is U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) certified for identity, quality and purity. USP standards are enforced in the USA by FDA and used globally in 140 countries. Davisco's Alpha-lactalbumin uses new technical advancements developed by Davisco to precisely isolate alpha-lactalbumin in a full scale commercial production facility.
Phanin Leksrisompong Ph.D, Director of New Business Development at Davisco Foods, said: "Selecting Davisco's Alpha as a finalist recognizes Davisco's commitment to providing cutting edge dairy solutions to meet the nutrition needs of the 21st century."
The 2014 Dairy Innovation Awards were organized by FoodBev in association with the 8th annual Dairy Congress. FoodBev received over 153 entries from 25 countries.
About Davisco Foods International, Inc.
Davisco Foods International (www.daviscofoods.com) is a privately held, family-owned dairy business headquartered in Le Sueur, Minnesota. Operating five dairy processing plants (cheese, whey and other dairy-based food ingredients) in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Idaho, Davisco makes 65 percent of the whey protein isolates sold worldwide.
About the 8th Global Dairy Congress
17 - 18 June 2014, Istanbul
The Global Dairy Congress is a two day event incorporating market briefings, conference sessions and FoodBev Media's annual World Dairy Innovation Awards presented at the gala dinner. The Congress covers a range of key themes for the global dairy industry and provides excellent networking opportunities for industry leaders, suppliers, customers and analysts.