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.
Organic dairy brand launches UK’s first recycled yogurt pot
The first fully recyclable dairy pots have been launched by Rachel’s, a leading UK premium organic dairy brand.
Compostability sought in yoghurt group’s greener pot pledge
As a major organic dairy continues with attempts to slash packaging material waste from its yoghurt pots, compostability is being seen a major area for the next stage of product development.
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.