Functional spreads and yoghurts see biggest ad spend
Yoghurts and spreads still account for the majority of the UK's
functional foods market, shows new research, and this is reflected
in advertising spend.
Space, the future for yoghurts
A link up between US space technologists and the leading
Swedish-Danish dairy firm Arla Foods could lead to new knowledge
about how to provide humans with calcium and yoghurt bacteria.
Mϋller: Intensified competition may weaken yoghurt growth
M?ller, the UK's leading short-life dairy producer, claimed that
aggressive competition in the sector may drive down market growth
as a whole.
Northen Foods to sell Eden Vale yoghurt
In an attempt to focus on other aspects of the company's business,
Northern Foods is considering selling its Eden Vale yogurt
UK opposes yoghurt name change
The proposal by the EU to redefine the rules governing what
constitutes as yoghurt has come up against a wall of opposition in
the UK. The two-fold proposal calls for only products that contain
live bacteria to be defined as yoghurt.
New packaging to crack Russian yoghurt market
Yoghurtbox, is claimed to be a unique type of packaging that once
used can become somewhat of a building block for young children to
UK yoghurt debate - what is in a name?
UK yoghurt producer Yeo Valley has appealed to Prime Minister Blair
as the EU threaten to change the labelling name of yoghurt. The
company says that it wishes to maintain the composition and name of
its bio live yoghurts range.
FDA should demand culture, say yoghurt makers
American dairy farmers who supply ingredients for yoghurt have been
angered by a petition seeking a change in the definition of the
product. They call it a "cynical attempt" to rob yoghurt of
Aloe vera-enriched low-fat yoghurt
The herbal extract aloe vera is increasingly being added to foods,
with the latest innovation from German dairy company Onken in the
form of an aloe vera-enriched low-fat yoghurt.
Hot market for frozen desserts
Dessert manufacturer Sara Lee has expanded its successful luxury
range - Sara Lee Gold - just four months after its initial launch.
The Spanish yoghurt war
Leche Pascual looks set for conflict once again with its main
rivals after participating in a study designed to compare the
benefits of pasteurised and natural yoghurts.
Yoghurt industry body calls for changes
The US Food and Drug Administration has received a petition from
The National Yogurt Association (NYA) requesting that the agency
revoke a handful of standards.
Emmi turns to yoghurt
Swiss cheese firm Emmi has introduced the Emmi Benecol yoghurt
drink, said to lower cholesterol with regular daily consumption.
Yoghurt drinks target the health-conscious
Modern consumers are increasingly demanding products which offer
both health benefits and convenience, and food manufacturers have
been quick to respond with a variety of dairy products.
Highly cultured yoghurt
Rhodia Food has launched two complementary cultures that the
company believes will improve the texture of yoghurt.