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.
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.
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.
Research conducted for Nutrinova on the impact of sweeteners on the
taste of no-sugar yoghurts could help manufacturers develop
better-for-you products that meet consumers' sweet taste needs,
says the company.