Greek Yogurt Revolution

Dannon and Chobani go head-to-head at Super Bowl

Dannon and Chobani go head-to-head at Super Bowl

By Mark ASTLEY

Chobani and Dannon Oikos – two of the largest Greek yogurt brands in the US – are set to go head-to-head in front of more than 100m consumers at Super Bowl XLVIII this weekend.  

USDA denies Greek yogurt school pilot expansion claims

USDA denies Greek yogurt school pilot expansion claims

By Mark ASTLEY

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.

Manufacturers of dairy products like yoghurt are being increasingly creative with health claims, says analyst

Four trends propelling the dairy market

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

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. 

Ingredient can open up market for high-protein drinking yogurt: Arla

Ingredient can open up market for high-protein drinking yogurt: Arla

By Mark ASTLEY

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.

Stealing the show: Added value dairy drinks at Drinktec 2013

DRINKTEC 2013: WHAT CAUGHT OUR EYE AT THE SHOW

Stealing the show: Added value dairy drinks at Drinktec 2013

By Ben BOUCKLEY

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.

Danone Canada to expand Oikos Greek yogurt capacity

Danone Canada to expand Oikos Greek yogurt capacity

By Mark ASTLEY

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.

Is the UK Greek yogurt market open to Greek exploitation?

EDITOR'S OPINION: DEAR DAIRY....

Has the UK Greek yogurt identity crisis left the market open to exploitation?

By Mark ASTLEY

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 will supply nearly 200,000lbs of its branded Greek yogurt in 4oz cups and 32oz tubs to schools in New York, Tennessee, Idaho and Arizona under the pilot.

Chobani awarded USDA school lunch Greek yogurt contract

By Mark ASTLEY

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.

USDA calls for bids to supply Greek Yogurt Pilot Program

USDA calls for bids to supply Greek Yogurt Pilot Program

By Mark ASTLEY

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.

Chobani's strained (not Greek) yoghurt gets UK revamp

Chobani's strained (not Greek) yoghurt gets UK revamp

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Greek yoghurt giant Chobani has reintroduced its ‘strained’ yoghurt in the UK after a court ruled that it was misleading consumers by calling its US-produced yoghurt ‘Greek’.

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