New yoghurt cultures meet demand for a mild taste
A new line of yoghurt cultures ensure taste remains mild throughout the products’ shelf life, claims manufacturer Danisco.
Schreiber Foods is to acquire Dean Foods’ customer-brand yoghurt business in a bid to increase the company’s production and distribution facilities.
Yoplait Original yogurt reformulated with added calcium
Extra calcium has been added to the Yoplait Original yogurt in the US in an attempt to set the product up as an easy option for women looking to meet their daily calcium requirements.
At Emballage in Paris last week Oystar Erca-Formseal, an operating company of the Oystar group, presented new technology that permits the production of thinner-walled yoghurt pots.
General Mills agrees to buy Mountain High Yoghurt
General Mills agreed to buy the Mountain High Yoghurt business and Mountain High brand from Dean Foods, the company has said.
New Chr. Hansen cultures aim to improve yoghurt drink texture
Chr. Hansen has launched new cultures specifically to improve the texture and mouthfeel of drinking yoghurts so manufacturers do not have to turn to thickeners.
Danone has decided not to roll out its high-dose, calcium-fortified bone health yoghurt Densia in France after a disappointing trial in a small French town.
Comax is targeting the growing popularity of Greek yogurts with a new range of flavors that extend beyond the traditional palette.
Research takes aim at chocolate challenges in yoghurt
Herza Schokolade has launched a research project to find new ways of producing sterile chocolate pieces for yoghurts.
Danone finally ditched its Shape Feel Fuller for Longer yogurt because it could not get the taste right, but insists it still believes there is a market for products promoting satiety.
Yoghurt fastest growing dairy market – YouGov research
Market research agency YouGov SixthSense has published a study suggesting that yoghurt is the fastest growing sector in the UK dairy industry.
Yoghurt group cautiously optimistic on EFSA’s probiotic approach
A group representing some of the key players in the probiotic world has welcomed certain commitments made by the European Food Safety Authority, saying these will help open up the road to clearer communication on health claims.
Don’t ignore indulgence in yoghurts, says Mintel
The magic combination of health and indulgence continues to drive the market for yoghurts and chilled desserts, according to a new review by Mintel.
Danone defeats Glanbia in yoghurt trademark case
Danone has won a Supreme Court battle in Ireland against Glanbia over the introduction several years ago of Yoplait Essence.
Study into benefits of DanActive yoghurt drink delivers 'mixed results'
A randomised clinical study on the health effects of drinking the probiotic yoghurt-like drink DanActive suggests that it may protect children from gastrointestinal illness but have little influence on their daily life.