Greek dairy company FAGE said due to increased sales volumes in Europe, it plans to increase production capacity by constructing a new manufacturing facility at the Riegmeer Hoogeveen business park in the Netherlands.
This week, we have conversations with Dr Ross Crittenden, Chr. Hansen’s senior director for commercial development; Molly Renaldo, Fair Trade USA partnerships manager; and Kimberly Carey Coffin, global technical director at Lloyd’s Register.
Fair Trade USA and Chobani, LLC have launched a certification program for US dairy farms and cooperatives to provide financial premiums to dairy farmers and workers, which aim to protect and empower them while raising sustainability standards.
This week, we have conversations with Quantec founder Dr Rod Claycomb and CEO Raewyn McPhillips; Christina Matrozou, marketing manager for taste in Europe and Russia at Kerry, and Chobani chief corporate affairs officer, Cristina Alesci.
The construction of a yogurt factory planned by the Greek dairy group FAGE in Bettembourg, Luxembourg, has drawn criticism from environmental group natur & ëmwelt asbl, as the project enters the next phase.
US Greek yogurt maker Chobani announced today it is donating all profits from a new limited edition charity flavor to Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks that provides food to people in need.
The coronavirus is upending businesses and economies around the world, and the dairy sector isn't immune. While some aspects of the industry need stability and assistance, others are able to share their wealth and give back.
On the podcast this week, we have one interview related to the cancelled Natural Products Expo West, some more interviews from the salon du fromage in Paris, and a feature on cleaning products during the coronavirus pandemic.
As a Greek yogurt-based ice cream alternative, Yasso has grown to be a nationally distributed better-for-you dessert. Now the brand is handing off its leadership to a new management team and opening a headquarters in Boulder, Colorado.
Each cup of Greek yogurt generates more than three cups of acid whey waste, which is expensive to dispose of sustainably. Startup Capro-X says it offers more cost-effective, creative solutions to the problem.
Once again Chobani is throwing out the old playbook that many food and beverage companies have followed for decades by ditching the traditional organizational divisions in favor of a more “nimble, team-centric” approach that it believes will foster innovation...
Chobani has opened a 71,000 sq ft innovation and community center at its Twin Falls plant in Idaho, the world’s largest yogurt production facility, as its celebrates a 6.9% jump in dollar sales in measured channels in the latest 52 weeks (Nielsen Total...
In this week’s podcast, we discuss leak detection technology with Bill Burnard, package integrity sales & business development manager, North America, Inficon, regarding the company’s new Contura S600 equipment. We also speak with Mark Braman, president...
The meteoric rise in popularity of Greek yogurt over the last decade has shown that consumers respond well to high-protein dairy snacks. Cottage cheese falls into that category and has been making a mainstream comeback with single serves.
A plant-based yogurt alternative company from Germany has claimed Chobani copied its packaging designs for its recent Non-Dairy line. Harvest Moon hopes to expand distribution to the US and said it “will take legal actions to protect our brand.”
Clio Snacks, which makes chilled Greek yogurt bars dipped in chocolate, sees itself as supplementing a declining Greek yogurt category by expanding usage occasions and answering the consumer call for a permissibly indulgent snack.
Danone North America and the Chef Ann Foundation (CAF) have chosen 12 yogurt-based foods submitted by school districts across the country. Yogurt is considered a meat alternate in school meals and services the growing popularity of vegetarian diets.
The Winter Fancy Food Show (WWFS) last week featured 1,400 companies and more than 25,000 attendees looking out for the latest trends in food and drink. More functional and plant-based CPGs are on the dairy horizon for 2019.
Greek yogurt giant Chobani has jumped on the popular plant-based wave and introduced a line of non-dairy yogurt alternative drink and cup products. It follows last month’s announcement of Chobani’s significant expansion into kids’ yogurt.
Chobani recently announced its new line of kid-focused yogurt products, launching nationwide in the new year. It’s calling Gimmies the brand’s ‘biggest’ and ‘most significant’ launch since Chobani Flip.
Danone North America has launched Two Good, a new line of high protein, low sugar Greek yogurt from its Light & Fit brand. Each cup contains just 2g of sugar thanks to a slow-straining method that removes the sugar from milk.
The dairy industry has room to grow in 2019 and consumers can expect to see launches that reflect popular culinary-inspired trends seen in other food categories. Premium indulgence, sophisticated flavors and a global influence will all find a place in...
Greek yogurt still accounts for half the total yogurt category. After explosive growth in the US throughout the last decade, Greek yogurt brands are innovating however they can to keep consumers interested in the high-protein snack, taking cues from wider...
Chobani is rolling out its Hint Of… low sugar, high protein, Greek yogurts nationwide in August following a successful debut in the Pacific, Northeast and Florida markets, with ‘new formats’ of the brand hitting stores in January 2019.
Chobani’s third and largest incubator class for Spring 2018 includes nine “purpose-driven” food and beverage startups selected by CEO Hamdi Ulukaya based on their potential to transform traditional product categories.
Three dairy companies made the top 10 list of Fast Company’s ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ in the food sector for 2018 – Chobani (in third spot), Eden Creamery (the makers of Halo Top, in fifth) and The a2 Milk Company, in ninth place.
General Mills has been working to turn around its yogurt business and is starting to see slow signs of improvement but "there is more work to do," CEO Jeff Harmening said during the CAGNY (Consumer Analyst Group) conference in New York City.
Maple Hill 100% grass-fed organic dairy has launched a new range of blended yogurt developed in response to high consumer demand and to complement the company’s existing cream-on-top and Greek yogurt lines, CEO Carl Gerlach said.
BakeryandSnacks caught up with the president and COO of Chobani, Tim Brown, during Food Vision USA in Chicago recently, and learned that the yogurt company is updating its packaging to look more like a snack brand in the future.