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Dannon and Chobani go head-to-head at Super Bowl

Chobani and Dannon Oikos – two of the largest Greek yogurt brands in the US – are set to go head-to-head in front of more than 100m consumers at Super...

Chobani gets Fage fright, loses ‘Greek Yogurt’ appeal

Chobani today failed in its attempt to overturn an injunction imposed by bitter rival Fage that stops it using the term ‘Greek yogurt’ to market products in England and Wales.

“I get personal because they [EFSA] get personal to me"

Fed up: Probiotic research veteran issues global call to action

Veteran probiotic researcher professor Gregor Reid is not a happy man. It’s time the probiotic community fought back against those forces that have for too long denied a perfectly valid...

Danone 'squaround' yogurt pot a 'huge technical challenge'

The square base and circular lid of the Danone for Men yogurt pot – a format termed ‘squaround’ – presented a “huge technical challenge”, developer Greiner Packaging has revealed.

Savory yogurt gamble pays off for Blue Hill: ‘We didn’t want to bring out another Greek or fruit yogurt; we wanted to be different’

With every man and his dog bringing out a Greek yogurt to cash in on the sector’s meteoric growth, Blue Hill president David Barber wanted to do something a bit...

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Yoplait pulls 'Hungry Like The Wolf' ad after murder link complaints

Yoplait has pulled a US TV advert that featured the Duran Duran classic ‘Hungry Like The Wolf’ following consumer complaints about the song's association with a notorious murder.

USDA denies Greek yogurt school pilot expansion claims

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has rubbished premature claims by Chobani, a Senator and a Congressman that it has approved an expansion of the National School Lunch Program's Greek...

Greek yogurt shortages 'not expected' after plant fire: KRI-KRI

Greek yogurt manufacturer KRI-KRI does not expect to experience any supply issues in or outside Greece as a result of the fire that tore through its Serres yogurt production plant...

Natural dairy the new functional dairy: New Nutrition Business

Dairy will continue its “rebirth as a natural whole food” in 2014 as consumer demand for healthy products such as Greek yogurt drives innovation, according to New Nutrition Business.

Festive video insights: Mintel experts offer up highlights and predictions

With 2013 fast drawing to a close and 2014 just around the corner, we took the chance to catch up with analysts and experts at Mintel to ask them what...

DAIRYREPORTER.COM XMAS SPECIAL

Eggnog, Cheese and Brussels Sprouts: Dairy gets festive for Christmas

Christmas Day is almost upon us, and it seems that dairy processors across North America and Europe are just as excited. Here's a small selection of their festive dairy product and packaging...

Barry-Wehmiller acquires Danone supplier Arcil

Barry-Wehmiller Companies has made its first acquisition in France claiming its annual revenue will hit $1.7bn in 2014.

Chobani ramps up production at monster plant in Idaho as its Greek yogurt sales rise 32% in year-to-date

Chobani's yogurt factory in Twin Falls, Idaho - the largest in the world - has reached “optimal production capability”, churning out a million cases a week less than a year...

Greek yogurt 'opened up the market' for healthy dairy: Chr Hansen

The continuing popularity of high-protein Greek yogurt in the US has opened up the market for similar dairy products, such as quark, kefir, and drinking yogurt, according to Chr Hansen.

DANISH 7-ELEVEN LAUNCH WAS HUGE SUCCESS

Arla’s Danish ‘bubble latte’ launch sees Dohler look beyond tea

The launch of Arla’s Bubble Latte beverage range in Denmark this summer shows future for bubbles as a dairy product addition beyond the short-lived bubble tea craze, according to Dohler....

Chobani goes head to head with Yoplait Greek 100 with new all-natural Simply 100 Greek yogurt

Chobani is going head-to-head with Yoplait Greek 100 with the launch of Chobani Simply 100 Greek Yogurt, a 100-calorie authentic strained Greek Yogurt sweetened with monk fruit, stevia leaf and evaporated...

Innova: More than a third of new yogurt launches in US feature protein claims

More than a third of new products launched in the US yogurt market in the year to September 2013 featured protein claims, according to new data from Innova Market Insights.

Clean labels, transparency and the rise of Greek yoghurt: Ingredion talks top European trends

The horsemeat crisis has boosted consumer demand for clean labels and ingredient traceability, according to vice president and general manager EMEA at Ingredion Jorgen Kokke.

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Fonterra Australia completes purchase of Tamar Valley Dairy assets

Fonterra has completed the purchase of the assets of Tamar Valley Dairy, an Australian yogurt manufacturer that went into administration earlier this year.

Chobani begins UK withdrawal ahead of 'locally sourced' yogurt relaunch

Chobani has begun pulling its strained yogurt range from shelves in the UK ahead of a "locally sourced, locally crafted" product relaunch in 2014 or 2015.

LIVE FROM #FIE2013

DSM goes 'back to basics' with yogurt cultures concepts

DairyReporter.com caught up with DSM at FiE 2013 in Frankfurt, where the company was showcasing a number of yogurt concepts based on its Delvo Fresh Toolbox cultures range.

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General Mills expects US yogurt business to return to growth in 2014

General Mills says it expects its US yogurt business to return to growth in 2014.

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Serac delivers seventh yogurt cup filling line to Chobani

Serac has furthered its relationship with New York-based Greek yogurt giant, Chobani - delivering its seventh Nova Linea cup filling line to company.

Sensus develops computer model to tackle dairy stevia aftertaste issues

Sensus has developed a computer model that it claims can identify the “ideal combination” of stevia and oligofructose for the replacement of sugar in dairy products.

Fonterra to acquire under-administration Tamar Valley Dairy yogurt assets

Fonterra has moved to strengthen its leading position in the Australian yogurt sector through the acquisition of Tasmanian firm, Tamar Valley Dairy, which went into administration earlier this year.

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