Ingredients

Probiotics and whey protein ingredients will be a focus at this week's SupplySide West expo. Pic: Getty/pong-photo9

Protein preview at SupplySide West

By Beth Newhart

SupplySide West (SSW) returns to Las Vegas this week, bringing together more than 17,000 ingredients buyers and suppliers. Arla Foods and NZMP will showcase proteins for use in dairy and dairy alternative products.

Sargento brings more meat-free protein snacks to the c-store.

Packaging cheese for c-store needs

By Beth Newhart

Dairy companies at this year’s National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show highlighted protein products, though cheese snacks at the US convenience store haven’t changed much in the last decade, with sticks and bars still ruling the aisles.

The former co-CEOs plan to ‘stay close’ to the brand as board directors and investors, working on innovation and brand storytelling.

Yasso opens new HQ in Colorado with fresh leadership

By Beth Newhart

As a Greek yogurt-based ice cream alternative, Yasso has grown to be a nationally distributed better-for-you dessert. Now the brand is handing off its leadership to a new management team and opening a headquarters in Boulder, Colorado.

Producing the Plant Butter generates less than half the greenhouse gas emissions that producing dairy butter does.

Country Crock introduces butter alternative

By Beth Newhart

After 30 years of manufacturing plant oil ‘buttery spreads,’ Country Crock has introduced a line of certified dairy-free spreads and sticks products.

“For people who don’t really know dairy, it’s a bit of a hard sell to convince them of the problem of acid whey.

Capro-X reimagines Greek yogurt waste

By Beth Newhart

Each cup of Greek yogurt generates more than three cups of acid whey waste, which is expensive to dispose of sustainably. Startup Capro-X says it offers more cost-effective, creative solutions to the problem.