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.
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.