Ice Cream

Halo Top is answering consumers' needs for

What’s the real reason behind Halo Top’s success? Mintel explains

By Mary Ellen Shoup

‘Dieting’ and ‘reduced fat’ have become passé phrases in the world of packaged food replaced with terms like ‘clean label’ and ‘locally-sourced’, so what can explain low-calorie ice cream alternative Halo Top’s dramatic takeover of the frozen dessert...

March was a busy month for launches in dairy aisles around the globe. Pic: ©Getty Images/piixypeach

March: What's new in the dairy aisles?

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It's time for our monthly round-up of some of the new products being launched in the dairy aisles around the world.

The $51.5m expansion will include a 9,000-square-foot increase to the factory's current footprint.

Nestlé Canada breaks ground on $51.5m ice cream plant expansion

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Nestlé Canada is investing C$51.5m (US$40m) to expand its London, Ontario, Canada, ice cream factory where it produces Hӓagen-Dazs, Parlour, and Drumstick brands for all of Canada, where Nestlé has a 38% share of the ice cream market.

From yogurt to ice cream, formula to flavored milk - it's our monthly look at some of the new products in the dairy aisles in February. Pic:©Getty Images/Olivier Le Moal

New dairy products launched in February

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It’s time for the monthly round-up of some of the products launched into the dairy aisles around the world in February.

While The Compass Group took top spot in Fast Company’s ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ for the food sector, dairy was well represented, with three companies making the top 10. ©GettyImages/AndreyPopov

What does it take to be a leader in dairy innovation?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Three dairy companies made the top 10 list of Fast Company’s ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ in the food sector for 2018 – Chobani (in third spot), Eden Creamery (the makers of Halo Top, in fifth) and The a2 Milk Company, in ninth place.

The IDFA has urged the FDA to modernize dairy product manufacturing regulations that are

IDFA urges FDA to reform areas of dairy product manufacturing

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The IDFA has urged the FDA to make regulatory updates to dairy product manufacturing, including modernizing outdated standards of identity for dairy products, revising “overly burdensome” FSMA regulations, and extending the compliance date for the revised...

New products for January include skyr in Scotland and breakfast on-the-go products in New Zealand. Pic:©GettyImages/pioneer111

New products in the dairy aisles in January

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

The New Year has started with new product launches around the world. This month, some of the products include vegan desserts for Veganuary, new breakfast drinks, ice cream, cheese and skyr.