Ingredia received the award for social and environmental commitment – 5th edition of the EY Food Industry Award 2021
Selected by the ANIA from major names in the food industry and before a prestigious jury, Ingredia was awarded on Wednesday, 27th January, the prize for excellence of an entire industry. Presented by the Managing Director of Lesaffre, an international player and neighbor of the Hauts-de-France, the prize for social and environmental commitment is the recognition of a group of women and men united by CSR, an agile and innovative company, promoting all the links in the regional dairy chain. According to the organizer, "in the current context of economic and social crisis linked to the Covid-19 Crisis, the ANIA and EY teams are more than ever keen to reward and value companies that have been able to resist and adapt to feed the French despite the difficulties. Business leaders and their employees who embody the future of the French food industry ". This prize rewards Ingredia as an innovative player, who dared to undertake with the startup Connecting Food to launch the first milk connected with blockchain technology. Ingredia offers bottles of milk, cream and dairy ingredients under blockchain, a world first, which raises Ingredia from BtoB to FtoC (Farmer to consumer), with real time audit by the consumer. Read our Press Release
Bioactive ingredients to assist with the prevention of COVID-19!
The continuing spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) throughout the world is leading to an increasingly anxious public in terms of health. More than ever, people are aware of the importance of protecting their health and preventing illness. They are looking for brands and products they can trust, that will promote good health. Adding bioactive ingredients derived from milk to foodstuffs is a method of promoting good health and well-being, not just in light of the current COVID situation, but generally. People tend to live longer these days, so looking after our long-term health should be a priority.
Ingredia has spent several years developing three dairy-based bioactive ingredients that can facilitate the development of immune-boosting, anti-stress and prediabetes food products.
Each of these ingredients has a role in promoting better health during and beyond COVID that can be used in various applications to help boost the immune system:
- Lactium: this is a natural bioactive ingredient that can be used to alleviate stress and promote a sense of calm.
- Pep2Dia: a milk-protein that can help pre-diabetic people reduce their blood sugar level and prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.
- Proferrin: to boost the immune system and also help it to return to normal after an infection.