Danisco yoghurt focus eyes efficiency without costing quality
Cost efficiency remains key to the development of yoghurt products, but must not be the sole consideration for dairy manufacturers, according to one supplier of cultures and processing aids.
Antibody yoghurt stymies stomach ulcers, say researchers
Yoghurt fortified with antibodies extracted from chicken eggs, can battle bacteria that cause gastritis and stomach ulcers, according to preliminary findings from Japanese researchers.
Danisco desires home made-style dairy desserts
Danisco says it continues to focus ingredient products designed to replicate consumer needs for convenient, ‘home-made’ style products through recent testing of a new range of dairy desserts.
After little more than two years, Danone has pulled its beauty-from-the-inside spoonable yoghurt, Essensis, from French retail shelves, despite a re-launch in 2008.
Chr Hansen targets Middle Eastern yoghurt tastes
Chr Hansen has introduced a new yoghurt culture specifically designed to meet taste and texture preferences of Middle Eastern consumers, and help producers make cost savings.
Tea yoghurt may expand healthy dairy options
Addition of green and black teas to yoghurt may boost the colour and flavour of the product, without affecting the starter cultures, says a French-Tunisian study.
Yoghurt drink makers wary of soft drink challenge
As drink manufacturers strive to provide innovative functional products to increasingly health focused consumers, dairy goods such as yoghurt may be an emerging route able to help bridge demand.
Pepsi stays dairy-free despite yoghurt drink launch
Pepsi says that the Asian launch of a yoghurt-flavoured soft drink does not reflect a wider-company focus on harnessing the potential nutrition benefits of dairy beverages, despite a growing number of product launches across Europe.
Yoghurt can benefit bladder cancer, say researchers
Two servings of yoghurt per day can reduce the risk of developing bladder cancer by up to 40 per cent, say Swedish scientists.
Manufacturer claims yoghurt-store upgrade efficiency
A process machinery supplier claims to have reduced dairy expansion and development costs by working with a manufacturer to install custom agitators for yoghurt storage, instead of developing an entirely new system.
Muller quits '1 a Day' yoghurt range in UK
The UK arm of German dairy giant Muller has canned its '1 a Day' healthy yoghurt line after only 12 months, citing retailer disappointment with sales levels and downward pressure on its premiums as fundamental reasons.
Formulation boost for phytosterol in yoghurts
Incorporating heart healthy phytosterols in yoghurt formulations
does not negatively impact on the starter cultures, potentially
boosting their use in these foods, says new research.
New milk culture for yoghurt launched
A new line of freeze-dried and frozen cultures for yoghurt
production offer a cost effective replacement for milk solids,
while also retaining taste and texture, their manufacturer claims.
General Mills researches yoghurt for weight management
Yoplait yogurt brand owner General Mills has conducted its own
research into the healthy profile of the dairy product and is using
the results to spread further consumer awareness.
CP Kelco plays ups pectin potential in yoghurts
A manufacturer of pectin-derived hydrocolloids claims that its
ingredients could be used as a more cost effective means of
preserving functionality in yoghurts.