New research showing high protein breakfasts can prevent weight gain, curb hunger pangs and stabilize glucose levels reveals unmet needs in the marketplace and opportunities for packaged food manufacturers, according to the lead investigator.
Omega Protein Corporation has received a harsh critique of its diversification strategy from a major investor. Wynnefield Partners filed a Form 13D with the Securities and Exchange Commission calling for the company to seek alternatives—up to and including the breakup of the company and sale of the assets—to its present course of moving into the human nutrition markets via acquisitions.
Proactive marketing strategies, such as cross-promotions and strategic shelving, by food manufacturers and retailers can reduce the risk of lost sales when consumers are faced with an out-of-stock product on their grocery list.
Undeterred by the ongoing “fistfight” in the U.S. yogurt category, WhiteWave Foods Co. expands its presences in the segment with the $125 million cash acquisition of California organic yogurt maker Wallaby Yogurt Company, Inc.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling for information on cheese made from raw milk.
Modern ‘Western diets’ can lead to poor immune functioning and increased risk of inflammatory conditions, allergy, and auto-immunity, researchers warn.
From the challenges of sourcing organic milk, to the threat 'alternatives' milks pose to the dairy sector and the 'scary' promotional dynamics of the yogurt category, the FoodNavigator-USA Dairy Innovation Forum covered a lot of ground. Here are some of the highlights from the 60-minute session, which is now available on demand.
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While some commentators believe we have reached ‘peak Greek’ in the yogurt aisle, Dannon remains bullish about the growth potential of Greek yogurt as new Evolution Fresh fruit-on-the-bottom Greek nonfat yogurts with the tagline ‘inspired by Dannon’ roll out to grocery stores nationwide.
Arla Foods Ingredients’ Nutrilac whey protein can help dairy manufacturers turn acid whey, a by-product of Greek yogurt and cream cheese production, from a hard-to-handle waste to a raw ingredient that can add value to a range of products.
Welch’s is expanding its reach beyond finished consumer goods and into new countries with the launch last fall of its Global Ingredients Group.
The number of new products coming to market every year continues to shrink, but that doesn’t make cutting through the competition any easier, according to Larry Levin, executive VP and practice leader at IRI Worldwide.
Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, is reducing its workforce by more than 500 in the face of falling milk prices.
Probiotic fermented milk may improve airway allergies through immune system shift, says Argentinian research funded by Danone.
Chobani has been selected by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to serve as the main supplier of Greek yogurt to the National School Lunch Program.
Americans may increasingly seek bold new flavors and adventurous or exotic food for everyday cooking, but this Fourth of July most will turn to time-honored, traditional dishes and big name brands to help them celebrate, market research predicts.
DSM has launched a range of yogurt cultures for thick and creamy products its has called ‘Greek Legends’.
Latin America, the Middle East and Africa are hot on the heels of the US and Europe in packaged cheese, and growth is set to stir up plenty of future M&A activity, says Euromonitor International.
Individually packaged drinkable yogurt and dairy-based smoothies are increasingly popular as more convenient and modern alternatives to fluid milk, the consumption of which has declined in recent years, according to an executive with Arla Foods Ingredients.
Emerging market demand for cheese around the globe highlights a positive shift in the way consumers are experiencing and incorporating...