Activist group GMO Inside has turned its attention towards Starbucks in the latest phase of its campaign to persuade big brands to move away from GMOs.
Chobani has donated more than 5,000 pots of Greek yogurt originally intended for US athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi to food banks in New York and New Jersey.
"Until now, Americans have been eating yogurt more because they ought to instead of because they want to," claims Barb Yehling, chief marketing officer at Muller Quaker Dairy (MQD) the joint venture between PepsiCo and Theo Müller Group. In Europe, she says, "consumers eat it for enjoyment."
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), the largest dairy cooperative in the US, has acquired Oakhurst Dairy, a family-owned, New England dairy processor, for an undisclosed sum.
The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP), the organization behind the famous got milk? campaign, has unveiled two new national marketing programs, including one it believes will become its “next 20 year campaign.”
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.
Vegetarians aren’t necessarily looking for alternative proteins or meat analogues, and makers of meat-free meals are embracing a range of trendy flavours and ingredients, says Classic Cuisine’s new product development manager Paul Hunt.
Chobani’s inaugural Super Bowl ad is designed to set it apart from rivals by homing in on its ‘natural’ credentials.
Analysis of DNA data from the 5,000-year old skeletal remains of eight Iberian farmers suggests that the widely cited theory of calcium absorption was not the only reason Europeans evolved a tolerance for milk.
With every man and his dog bringing out a Greek yogurt to cash in on the sector’s meteoric growth, Blue Hill president David Barber wanted to do something a bit different, and three months after launching his savory yogurts on an unsuspecting market, it looks like his gamble has paid off.
California-based cheese, whey and lactose maker Hilmar Cheese Company has unveiled plans to move into the milk powders market with a new processing facility in Turlock, CA - its third manufacturing site.
For the first time, the United States Pharmacopoeia is proposing a monograph on a probiotic organism as a food ingredient in the latest series of draft monographs put forward for inclusion in the Food Chemicals Codex.
A dismissed antitrust lawsuit alleging a “conspiracy not to compete” between Dean Foods, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and National Dairy Holdings (NDH) has been reinstated by a US federal appeals court.
Land O’Lakes has launched a cheese-based seasoning that it says is a perfect fusion for the popular Tex-Mex flavor profile.
From declining interest in soft drinks to the ongoing war on caffeine and the explosion of raw juices and functional beverages, 2013 has certainly been an eventful one for the beverage category. Count on another strong year for premium juices, coconut water and other functional beverages, as well as growing interest in sweetener blends that can satisfy both low-calorie needs and demand for “natural” marketing claims.
The new Built with Chocolate Milk campaign, the flavored, mustache-free sister of Got Milk?, will provide the US dairy industry with an opportunity to develop the "brand and nutritional equity" of milk, the organisation behind it has claimed.
Chobani's yogurt factory in Twin Falls, Idaho - the largest in the world - has reached “optimal production capability”, churning out a million cases a week less than a year after launch.
Organic milk contains significantly higher concentrations of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids compared to milk from conventionally-managed dairy cows, US researchers have found.
Consumer packaged food and beverage firm WhiteWave Foods has acquired organic food brand Earthbound Farm from its existing shareholders led by Kainos Capital and founders Drew and Myra Goodman, for approximately $600 million in cash.
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.
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