US Senator Charles Schumer has urged New York-based Greek yogurt manufacturers, including Alpina, Fage, Chobani, and Muller Quaker Dairy, to apply to the soon-to-be expanded Greek Yogurt Pilot Program.
A shipment of Chobani Greek yogurt that was initially refused entry into Russia may still reach US athletes in Sochi before the Winter Olympics begin on Friday, says a leading Russian food safety official.
Greek yogurt byproduct acid whey has become a significant concern for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), says a company tasked by the agency to complete the development of technology to alleviate the issue.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has rubbished premature claims by Chobani, a Senator and a Congressman that it has approved an expansion of the National School Lunch Program's Greek yogurt pilot program.
Chobani is going head-to-head with Yoplait Greek 100 with the launch of Chobani Simply 100 Greek Yogurt, a 100-calorie authentic strained Greek Yogurt sweetened with monk fruit, stevia leaf and evaporated cane juice.
An ageing population, new EFSA health claims, protein perceptions and a focus on sugar as opposed to fat are some key considerations that are or should be driving the dairy industry, according to an analyst.
Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has unveiled the latest addition to its Nutrilac range – a whey protein ingredient designed to overcome the viscosity issues experienced when increasing the protein content of standard spoonable yogurt and yogurt drinks.
Ben Bouckley and Mark Astley from BeverageDaily.com and DairyReporter.com chat about technology and trends at Drinktec 2013, including the show’s growing international focus and the trend towards added-value dairy beverages.
Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has developed a concept for the utilization of Greek yogurt by-product, acid whey, which enables manufacturers to produce value-added dairy products using the waste product as a base material.
A California resident has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against Chobani accusing it of negligence and breaching the implied warranty of merchantability for its yogurts following the recent mold outbreak.
Danone in Canada has announced plans for a CAD$40m (US$39m, €29m) expansion of its Greek yogurt manufacturing capabilities – an investment designed to meet growing demand for its Oikos yogurt range from Quebec-based consumers.
The UK Greek yogurt market is suffering from somewhat of an identity crisis, with near-identical products marketed under different names. Some would say the High Court ruling that caused the situation has created clarity, others claim it has left the...
Chobani has vowed to remove hemp seeds from its Blueberry Power Flip Greek yogurt pots, after the US Air Force banned consumption of the product over concerns about the seeds' potential to produce false positive drug test results.
Chobani has expanded its UK offering with the launch of a 2% fat variation of its original fat-free strained yogurt – a move that brings its product portfolio more closely in line with that of rival Fage.
Chobani has been selected as the product of choice for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Greek yogurt pilot program, after successfully undercutting bids from a number of rival Greek yogurt manufacturers.
While many new products generate impressive year-one sales after blasting out of the starting blocks bolstered by great distribution and piles of promotional cash, few sustain this momentum. But Dannon’s Oikos Greek yogurt brand is a notable exception.
Chobani has vowed to “explore the complexities” of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) following the launch of a petition in the US that claims it is reliant on milk from cows fed a diet full of genetically-altered produce.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is inviting bids from vendors to supply the Greek Yogurt Pilot Program, which will trial Greek and other protein-rich yogurt products on school lunch menus in New York, Idaho, Tennessee and Arizona.
General Mills is launching a new version of Yoplait Greek yogurt after learning that “many consumers were not fully satisfied with the fruit on the bottom and aftertaste of its current Greek offering”, says the firm.
Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has waded into the current debate on the environmental impact of Greek yogurt by-product ‘acid whey’ by claiming that the issue “highlights the inefficiency” of traditional manufacturing methods.
Muller Quaker Dairy and Ultima Foods have moved to distance themselves from concerns about the potential environmental impact of Greek yogurt by revealing details of their alternative, ‘acid whey’-free manufacturing processes.
Muller Quaker Dairy, the joint venture between PepsiCo and German dairy giant Theo Müller Group, has officially opened a $206m, 350,000+ square foot factory in Batavia, New York - one of the largest yogurt manufacturing plants in the US.
Chobani and Dannon have vowed to establish more "responsible" ways to dispose of the potentially-hazardous Greek yogurt by-product, 'acid whey' - amidst growing concerns from the US about the substance's environmental impact.