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Relaxation beverage founder betting on sleepy time ice cream supplement

Relaxation ice cream ahead of its time?

Relaxation beverage founder betting on sleepy time ice cream supplement

By Maggie Hennessy

Ever found yourself unable to shake off the stress of the day even while enjoying your evening bowl of ice cream? Bebida Beverage Co. (BeBevCo), the manufacturer of Koma Unwind relaxation drink, hopes to address the roughly 100 million consumers who either...

Why does the US continue to drink less milk?

US COMMODITIES CORNER

Why does the US continue to drink less milk?

By John Geuss

US milk consumption has been steadily declining since the mid 1970s. But why? DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger, John Geuss, examines the factors driving the decrease and the industry efforts to reverse the trend. 

Nestlé pledges to speed salt reduction

Nestlé pledges to speed salt reduction

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Nestlé has said it plans to accelerate its salt reduction strategy to meet World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on salt consumption by 2025.

ProYo high-protein frozen yogurt set for US-wide roll out

ProYo high-protein frozen yogurt set for US-wide roll out

By Mark ASTLEY

High-protein frozen yogurt ProYo looks set to be rolled out across the US next year, following an “overwhelmingly positive response from the media and brokers” in the six months since its West Coast launch.

ADM: Dry honey, molasses easier to use than liquid counterparts

Special Edition: Sweeteners

ADM: Dry honey, molasses easier to use than liquid counterparts

By Maggie Hennessy

Honey, molasses and malt extract have long been incorporated into food products for many other reasons besides their natural sweetening abilities—among them color, aroma, browning, texture, better moisture retention and improved shelf life. 

HFCS-free: The trend stalled by consumer indifference?

Sweeteners: HFCS to monk fruit

HFCS-free: The trend stalled by consumer indifference?

By Stephen Daniells

What do Hunt’s ketchup and Capri Sun have in common? They both switched back to using high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) after taking it out of the recipe, the former citing ‘consumer indifference’ and the latter citing sugar prices. Market data indicates...

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.

WhiteWave seeks to patent ‘light milk’

WhiteWave seeks to patent ‘light milk’

By Maggie Hennessy

WhiteWave Services Inc. has filed a patent application for ‘light milk,’ a lower-calorie alternative to skim milk without a watered-down flavor and mouthfeel.

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