Yogurt and Desserts

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New products in the dairy aisles: December

By Jim Cornall

It’s a limited round-up of products this month, partly because we’re publishing a week early, but also because there aren’t as many launches this month.

Recipients of the Danone North America Fellowship Grant will explore how the gut microbiome, yogurt and probiotics help sustain human health and wellness through growth, development, and longevity. Pic: Getty Images/vavlt

Danone North America continues research grants

By Jim Cornall

For the 10th year in a row, Danone North America will award two graduate students $25,000 each for conducting research to further study the role of the gut microbiome, yogurt and probiotics for human health.

Exotic citrus flavors are one of the 2022 trends outlined by Flavorchem. Pic: Getty Images/Serhii Tychynyski

Flavorchem issues 2022 flavor and trend forecast

By Jim Cornall

The pandemic transformed the food industry and placed a renewed emphasis on holistic wellness that will shape the future of food and beverage trends. At the same time, the ongoing challenges regarding supply chain disruptions and food inflation have compounded...

Tagatose can be used in a variety of applications including dairy beverages, ice cream, and yogurt. Pic: Getty Images/vavlt

Approvals for low-cost low-cal tagatose sweetener

By Jim Cornall

Virginia-based Bonumose, Inc. said it has achieved regulatory and food application milestones in the US and Canada for the low-glycemic, rare sugar tagatose, as the company progresses on time and on schedule for the opening of its first commercial production...

The upgraded site aims to encourage more face-to-face customer interactions and meetings. Pic: Glanbia

Glanbia Nutritionals investing in Irish R&D facility

By Jim Cornall

Global ingredient and service solution company Glanbia Nutritionals is investing €1.4m ($1.6m) to upgrade its Research and Development facility in Kilkenny, Ireland, and is expecting to open its doors for operation in Q3 of 2022.

Kerry research shows taste is the top purchase consideration for more than 60% of global consumers, with protein quality second. Pic: Kerry

Kerry publishes Protein Mindset report

By Jim Cornall

Taste and nutrition company Kerry said new global research shows most protein consumers are motivated by health and wellness, with 50% of respondents associating protein with “healthy diet” and 46% with “healthy lifestyle.”

At first, the new Dutch manufacturing facility will add 40,000 tons of yogurt production capacity each year. Pic: Getty Images/Andrey Elkin

News in Brief

FAGE to construct new €150m facility in the Netherlands

By Jim Cornall

Greek dairy company FAGE said due to increased sales volumes in Europe, it plans to increase production capacity by constructing a new manufacturing facility at the Riegmeer Hoogeveen business park in the Netherlands.

Watch: Anuga – Magda

Watch: Anuga – Magda

By Jim Cornall

Polish company Jogurty Magda was turning heads at the Anuga event held in Cologne, Germany.

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BiaVest and Development Capital to acquire Nomadic Dairy for €29m

By Jim Cornall

Food investment group BiaVest has partnered with Development Capital to acquire Donegal-based Nomadic Dairy from Donegal Investment Group plc for an upfront amount of €23m ($26.7m) and up to €6m ($7m) deferred consideration, contingent on FY 2022 financial...

Dairy Dialog podcast 156: Anuga, Arla Foods Ingredients

Dairy Dialog podcast 156: Anuga, Arla Foods Ingredients

By Jim Cornall

On this week’s podcast we talk to Arla Foods Ingredients’ Mads Dyrvig, head of sales development, business unit health & performance, and two more interviews from the recent Anuga event in Cologne, Germany: Soriya Jamet, export sales & marketing...

Innovation in the yogurt section of the dairy aisles needs careful consideration of equipment, according to SPX FLOW. Pic: Getty Images/kzenon

Things to consider when creating new yogurt recipes

By Jim Cornall

As consumers grow increasingly aware of the benefits of fermented products, especially probiotic yogurt, there’s a dire need for fermented technology companies to partner with dairies.

India is the world's largest producer and consumer of milk and dairy products.  Pic: Getty Images/Ram Tekale

Dairy.com enters India through Mr.Milkman acquisition

By Jim Cornall

US dairy technology, services, and intelligence provider, Dairy.com, has made its first investment in India with the acquisition of Mr.Milkman, India's last-mile dairy supply chain SaaS platform.

A new survey shows some probiotics myth-busting is necessary. Pic: Getty Images/tupungato

Danone looks to bust microbiome myths

By Jim Cornall

Products claiming to improve gut health are flying off shelves, yet many fail to live up to their claims and consumers are confused on how to evaluate what they see on the label, suggests a new national survey from Danone North America.

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Saputo acquiring Carolina Aseptic and Carolina Dairy

By Jim Cornall

Canadian dairy company Saputo Inc. has announced it has completed the acquisition of the Carolina Aseptic and Carolina Dairy businesses formerly operated by AmeriQual Group Holdings, LLC (Carolina Aseptic and Carolina Dairy).