Danisco gets fruity with yoghurt candy flavours

By staff reporter

- Last updated on GMT

Related tags: Fruit, Danisco

Danish ingredients giant Danisco has launched a new range of
flavourings designed for yoghurt candies - allowing confectioners
to give boiled sweets a healthier image.

The fruit tastes were specially developed for hard-boiled yoghurt candies and aim to give the product a lighter mouth feel.

After figures published last week by DEFRA showed expenditure on confectionery had dropped 6.1 per cent in the last year, it appears current innovation is needed in the sector to rejuvenate the unhealthy image of confectionery and entice consumers back to traditional indulgences.

According to the company, Danisco's new range uses fruit and yoghurt - food which is commonly associated with healthier lifestyles - to provide a natural taste to candies.

The flavourings manufacturer stated: "Fruit yoghurts are tipped to experience strong market growth in the years ahead. Danisco's Yogfruit and Yogberry concepts demonstrate some top opportunities for confectionery manufacturers to share the benefits of the growing yoghurt trend."

The range comes in the form of Yogfruit, in peach, cherry and banana and Yogberry, which consists of strawberry and raspberry.

Danisco claim the flavourings provide a very different alternative to standard boiled sweets by giving a fruity, mildy fermented yoghurt flavour as opposed to the creamy taste of most sweets already on the market.

Related topics: Yogurt and Desserts, Ingredients

Related news

Show more

Related products

show more

The Era of the Mindful Nutritionist

The Era of the Mindful Nutritionist

Univar Solutions | 10-May-2022 | Technical / White Paper

Today's health-conscious consumers are increasingly demanding that ingredients are Better for Me and Better for the Planet.

Taste, texture & health solutions for fresh dairy

Taste, texture & health solutions for fresh dairy

DSM Food Specialties | 05-May-2022 | Product Brochure

Welcome to our taste, texture and health solutions for fresh dairy At DSM we know that when it comes to creating winning fresh products, there’s no room...

Related suppliers

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars