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Retail & Shopper Insights

What are the newest products in the dairy aisle in supermarkets around the world? Which products from manufacturers are making waves? What are the latest trends in dairy? What new and innovative products are about to reach the marketplace? Our Retail & Shopper Insights section is the place to discover all the latest innovations, trends and products being launched.

Ice-cream market in UK booming – top 20 flavors

The UK's ice cream industry is gearing up for a 2017 sales bonanza as demand for ice cream continues to soar.

What’s driving growth in cottage cheese? Zenith looks at trends in the sector

Dairy manufacturers can look to growth in cottage cheese, partly by referring to it as the original high protein cultured milk product, according to food and drink consultancy Zenith International.

What’s new in dairy? New products: September

It's time for our monthly round-up of some of the latest dairy products and dairy-alternative products to hit the shelves around the world.  

Paxton & Whitfield wins Cheese Counter of the Year

Paxton & Whitfield in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK, has won the Cheese Counter of the Year 2016.

Label Insight: Your SmartLabel landing pages could become more important than your website or facebook pages

While the SmartLabel initiative has been dismissed by some as an elaborate conspiracy by big food companies to avoid mandatory on-pack GMO labeling statements, it will ultimately have far broader significance...

Shoppers aren’t confused by our labels, Chobani tells court: ‘Plaintiffs count on a consumer who is a veritable fool’

A false advertising lawsuit alleging that Chobani’s labels are confusing and deceptive, paints American consumers as credulous fools unable to apply common sense when they go shopping, argues the yogurt...

Starbucks adapts to consumer demand, adding almond milk to its menu

Starbucks will offer “Starbucks Almondmilk” in more than 4,600 US stores come September, answering the top crowdsourced demand on its website. The almond milk recipe was developed by Starbucks’ R&D...

Arla Food Ingredients taps into dairy potential of toddler market

Products formulated for toddlers with nutrition-rich dairy ingredients represent a major untapped opportunity for food and beverage brands, according to Arla Food Ingredients. 

Top five factors when consumers buy ice cream

Using worldwide consumer surveys, GNT Group, the Dutch global provider of food coloring concentrates, has put together the top five factors consumers are interested in when it comes to buying...

Pokémon Go gets users out of the house and into frozen yogurt stores

The recent craze of the Pokémon GO app has users not only getting outside their homes but also into local businesses where they might discover their next Pokémon catch. ...

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Frozen custard and dairy-free biggest climbers in ice cream category, says Nielsen

US retail sales of non-dairy ice cream surged 43.7% to $75.2m in the year to May 28, as more consumers enjoyed almond and coconut-based products in addition to dairy, while...

Just in time for 'National Ice Cream Month': The Museum of Ice Cream to open in NYC

The Museum of Ice Cream, a pop-up museum dedicated to all things ice cream, is set to open in New York City’s Meatpacking District at the end of the month....

IRI report says private label struggling

A new private label (PL) report, 'Private Label in Western Economies’, has been published by retail market analysts IRI.

What's new in the dairy aisle in June? Product launch round-up

DairyReporter takes its monthly look at some of the products and variants that launched in June. If you have a new product that you'd like included, or know of a new...

Warning: Couch potatoes may believe protein compensates for inactivity

Casual protein users need to be educated on the true health benefits of protein supplements to avoid them being used to compensate for unhealthy habits, Swiss researchers have said.

Snack Attack 2016

What's hot at Snack Attack 2016?

Seasonal flavors, premium and free-from health trends continue to dominate the snack industry, according to the latest annual Snack Attack showcase hosted in New York City.The 16 brands who presented...

Yasso nails everyday indulgence: ‘We are a bright spot in the frozen novelties category’

Five-year-old Yasso – which scored an industry first in spring 2011 with the launch of the first frozen Greek yogurt bars – continues to outpace its deeper-pocketed competitors in the...

Soylent debuts on Amazon Launchpad: 'We are growing very rapidly'

Soylent will debut this week on Amazon Launchpad as the Los Angeles-based start-up seeks to expand the audience for its ‘neutral-tasting’ but ‘nutritionally complete’ beverages and explore moves into a...

Neilson partly skimmed chocolate milk recall

Canadian dairy company Saputo is expanding its recall of partly-skimmed chocolate milk in Ontario and Quebec due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

New products in the dairy aisles for May

DairyReporter takes a look at some of the products and variants that launched in May. If you have a new product that you'd like included, or know of a new product...

News in brief

Bo & Pro gung-ho on no-dairy probiotic ice cream

Probi and food maker BoFood have inked a deal to use Probi’s probiotic strains in a vegetarian ice cream.

Foxy’s founder creates probiotic ice cream ‘worth breaking your diet for’

Angus Murray wanted to create something families would love, with fun flavors he described as “totally selfish.” Launched in March, the product is already gaining traction in the US coasts...

Yogurt market can hit $1bn by 2021 in India: Report

International dairy companies can tap in to a growing demand for yogurt in India, according to a recently-published report by TechSci Research.

Which dairy companies make their mark in Kantar’s global top 50 brand rankings?

Kantar Worldpanel has published its 2016 rankings of the world’s most popular 50 brands, with Danone, Yili and Yakult among those making this year’s report.


Waste-zapping app looks for new retail partners

Helping retailers shift over 1.3 million products that would have been wasted otherwise is just the first step for French company, Zéro-Gâchis, which has set its sights on expanding to Spain, Belgium...

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