Retail & Shopper Insights

Whole Foods will add to the credibility of AmazonFresh where dairy is the second highest grossing category. ©iStock/krblokhin

Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods to bode well for dairy

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market for $13.7bn will improve the e-commerce juggernaut’s brand equity in its online grocery platform, AmazonFresh, where dairy is currently a top performer.

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.

A Kadence International study has found that Meiji and Marigold dominate the yogurt market in Singapore. Pic: ©iStock/szefei

Guest article

Top 5 yogurt brands in Singapore

By Patrick Young, insight director, Kadence International

Yogurt is enjoyed by almost all age groups across all regions, and endorsed now more than ever due to its probiotic benefits and nutrition value.

Arla Foods says that sales of cream over the Christmas period in the UK increased more than fivefold. Pic: ©iStock/ThitareeSarmkasat

Boost in Arla Christmas cream sales

By Jim Cornall

Arla Foods UK, a farmer-owned dairy company, produced and sent out nearly five times more cream than average in the week running up to Christmas.

Almond milk is just one of the dairy alternatives available to US consumers. Hemp, rice, soy, coconut and cashew have all made inroads into the dairy substitutes market. Pic: ©iStock/SageElyse

Guest article

Brands to watch in US flavored non-dairy milk

By Rukaiya Shaikh, Digital Marketing Executive, Allied Market Research

The dairy industry is expanding to include dairy substitutes and dairy alternatives within its scope. Allied Market Research pinpoints up and coming brands.

Products from Asia, Europe and the US make this month's round up of what's new in the dairy aisles.

Round-up of October's new dairy products

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

Another month has passed by, which means it's time to take a look at some of the latest additions to the dairy aisles from around the world.

What’s new in dairy? New products: September

What’s new in dairy? New products: September

By Jim Cornall and Mary Ellen Shoup

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.  

How do consumers choose ice cream? GNT Group has studied the reasons, and come up with the top five factors that affect the decision.

Top five factors when consumers buy ice cream

By Jim Cornall

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 ice cream.

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

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

By Jim Cornall and Mary Ellen Shoup

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 product anywhere in the world we should consider for inclusion in our monthly gallery,...