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A monthly round-up of products in the dairy aisle. Pic: ©iStock/dikobraziy/sergeyryzhov

What’s new in the dairy aisles for May?

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

The monthly round-up of products from the dairy aisle and dairy alternatives includes a variety of new spreads, ice cream and beverages.

Protein pouches, whey rpotein, cave-aged Cheddar and candy-flavored cheese snacks are among the new products hitting the dairy shelves in April.

April dairy product launches

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

There's a truly international flavor again to the new products hitting the dairy shelves in April.

Foodwatch claims Danone's packaging for its Danonino children's product is misleading.

foodwatch tackles ‘misleading’ Danonino packaging

By Jim Cornall

Danone’s Danonino fromage blanc product is coming under fire in France from foodwatch, which says that its packaging is misleading as it shows an image of fruit when the product doesn’t contain any.

February sees an interesting range of new products on the shelves, from cheese to yogurt to frozen desserts. Pic: ©iStock/klenger/vikif

Dairy product launches for February

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

There is an array of unusual flavors hitting the dairy shelves in February, from raspberry fig yogurt to chocolate orange blossom chewy ice cream.

Along with the purchase of Murray's Cheese, Kroger will gain ownership of the specialty cheese retailer's flagship locations in New York City.

Kroger acquires Murray’s Cheese

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Kroger has purchased New York-based Murray’s Cheese, a chain of specialty cheese shops. The acquisition also includes the purchase of the cheese chain’s flagship locations on Bleecker Street and Grand Central Market in New York City.