Cross-cultural study explores limits of healthy cheese and yoghurt
Manufacturers should be wary about cutting too much fat from cheese and too much sugar from yoghurt, according to new cross-cultural research.
Super fruit may boost shelf-life for probiotic yoghurt
Adding the pulp of acai to probiotic yoghurt may boost the shelf-life of probiotic yoghurt, as well as improving the fat profile of the functional food, says a new study.
Danone improves sales on "reset" yoghurt prices
Price cuts have helped Danone recover from a dip in dairy sales at the start of the year to report a healthy increase in fourth quarter sales.
Danone's nutrient enriched yoghurt boosts satiety, study
Low-fat dairy yoghurt enriched with protein and guar gum fibre can significantly reduce short-term appetite, claims a new study.
General Mills adds antioxidants to probiotic yogurt
Yoplait owner General Mills has added the antioxidants, vitamin A and vitamin E, to its YoPlus and YoPlus Light functional probiotic yogurts.
Ice cream and frozen desserts market in US remains solid, says report
Sales of ice cream and related frozen desserts in the US are up on last year as discounts and deals hold off the effects of recession, according to Packaged Facts.
Danone to take full control of South African yoghurt venture
Danone has bought out its African joint venture Danone Clover for just under €100m to focus on growth opportunities in the region.
Sales success for new Danone bone health yoghurt
Early sales figures for Densia yoghurt suggest that Danone has found a winning niche in the bone health market.
Replacing preservatives in desserts with packaging
Israel-based Hefestus is targeting dessert makers with a packaging product that the company claims can extend the shelf life of delicate, gourmet products.
Yoghurt group unfazed by mass probiotics rejection
The European Food Safety Authority’s mass rejection of probiotic dossiers is not the disaster it appears if ‘technical’ obstacles can be overcome, according to a group that represents the biggest yoghurt players in the world.
New yoghurt cultures target texture
Chr Hansen is introducing a new trio of yoghurt cultures said to deliver more texture and to cover different needs in the global market as widely as possible.
Danone has killed the Essensis beauty yoghurt worldwide blaming lower consumer spending but the dairy giant remains convinced of beauty food potential.
New DSM cultures promise to fine tune yoghurt textures
DSM has extended its yoghurt cultures range to help fine tune the texture of increasingly popular mild and drinkable products.
Chr Hansen will unveil a new range of premium yoghurt cultures within weeks in response to needs identified by yoghurt producers across the globe.
YoCream makes clinically-backed probiotic frozen yogurt
Danisco and YoCream are claiming a US first with the launch of a frozen yoghurt product containing Howaru Dophilus probiotic cultures, which have been clinically researched for digestive health benefits.