Yogurt and Desserts

Dairy Dialog podcast 117: Quantec, Kerry, Chobani. Pics: Kerry, Chobani, Getty Images/inkoly

Dairy Dialog podcast 117: Quantec, Kerry, Chobani

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have conversations with Quantec founder Dr Rod Claycomb and CEO Raewyn McPhillips; Christina Matrozou, marketing manager for taste in Europe and Russia at Kerry, and Chobani chief corporate affairs officer, Cristina Alesci.

The pandemic has affected trends for 2021, and probably beyond. Pic: Kerry

Kerry publishes 2021 Taste Charts predictions

By Jim Cornall

Kerry, the taste and nutrition company, has released its annual Taste Charts for 2021, uncovering flavors and ingredients it believes are set to inspire innovation and taste excellence across the food and beverage landscape.

The product was developed for applications in dairy, food and drink processing, and other industries.  Pic: LM76

LM76 develops new cam follower bearings

By Jim Cornall

US-based designer and manufacturer of linear bearings, slides and linear motion systems, LM76 has introduced its RINO Series of FDA/USDA compliant cam follower bearings.

Dairy Dialog podcast 114: Tetra Pak, DSM, University of Reading.

Dairy Dialog podcast 114: Tetra Pak, DSM, University of Reading

By Jim Cornall

There are three interviews on the last Dairy Dialog podcast of 2020. We had conversations with Ben Rutten, global business manager for milk at DSM; Dr Afroditi Chatzifragkou, lecturer in food processing at the Department of Food & Nutritional Sciences...

Some of the Iögo, Iögo Nanö and Olympic brand products. Pic: Lactalis

Lactalis Canada buying Agropur's Canadian yogurt business

By Jim Cornall

Lactalis Canada Inc., formerly Parmalat Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Lactalis Group, has reached an agreement with Agropur Cooperative to acquire all shares of its Canadian yogurt business, Ultima Foods Inc.

The new Chobani Probiotic yogurts and yogurt drinks have a blend of probiotic strains with multiple benefits for immune, digestive and gut health. Pic: Chobani

Chobani debuts new products with probiotics and expands oat line

By Jim Cornall

Chobani, US maker of Greek yogurts, oat milks, probiotic drinks, and creamers, announced the debut of the new World of Chobani Probiotics, a full portfolio of probiotic yogurts and drinks, kids pouches and shakes, and non-dairy functional beverages with...

Sugar reduction and clean label are two of the most common requests from dairy manufacturers who seek help with product reformulation.  Pic: DuPont

Five ways to naturally better yogurt

By Jim Cornall

Sugar reduction and clean label remain popular trends in the yogurt category. Five parameters hold the key to solving most of the quality challenges, according to DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences.

The new product allows manufacturers of yogurts to achieve up to 14% protein in the final product - a 30% increase over what is common today. Pic: DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences

DuPont introduces Versilk yogurt enzymes

By Jim Cornall

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has announced the North American launch of Versilk, the latest in its range of enzymes to help yogurt and beverage manufacturers achieve optimal texture and taste in yogurts, drinkable dairy products and other drinkable...

Some new products have been launched for the festive season.

New products launched

By Jim Cornall

In the UK, Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses has launched a gift for Christmas that keeps on giving, or keeps on maturing.

The new lids are dishwasher safe and environmentally friendly. Pic: SalzburgMilch

SalzburgMilch promotes reusable lids

By Jim Cornall

Disposable lids on yogurts, puddings and sour cream might be effective in covering unused product in fridges, but they also generate plastic waste.

Comax Flavors' 2021 Flavor Trends are divided into four distinct flavor collections. Pic: Comax Flavors

Comax Flavors reveals its 2021 flavor trends

By Jim Cornall

In response to consumers’ changing behavior, Comax Flavors has published its 2021 Flavor Trends, which are divided into four distinct flavor collections.

The Codex General Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms (CXS 206-1999) was adopted by Codex Alimentarius in 1999.

IDF publishes update on dairy terms guidance

By Jim Cornall

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has published an update to its Bulletin on the Codex General Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms, also known as the GSUDT.

The Real California Milk Snackcelerator is down to four - all competing for the $200,000 top prize.

Real California Milk Snackcelerator: Meet the Final Four innovations

By Jim Cornall

Ice cream infused with vegetables, to-go premium cheese snacks, chocolate mousse and flavored paneer are the final four in the Real California Milk Snackcelerator product innovation competition created by the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) and...

Plastic snap-on lids for yogurt or drinking cups could soon disappear from the refrigerated section and be replaced by new solutions that reduce the plastic content of the overall packaging. Lids with integrated drinking openings are an alternative. Pic: Syntegon

Sustainable packaging: What does the future hold for dairy products?

By Jim Cornall

The environmental impact of packaging has gained importance within the last few years. Manufacturers are seeking new approaches to use environmentally-friendly materials such as paper. Sensitive products like dairy, call for innovative technologies that...

Tests are currently under way for the dairy industry to see how PET can tolerate temperatures of up to 120C during HTS.  Pic: Greiner Packaging

Greiner Packaging extends range of recycled materials

By Jim Cornall

While polypropylene (PP) and polystyrene (PS) are the most commonly used materials in the dairy packaging industry, some of the recyclates from both materials still lack approval for use in food packaging and have only limited availability.