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The rise of Greek yogurt. But is the growth sustainable?

The rise and rise of Greek yogurt. But is the growth sustainable?

By Elaine WATSON

From a standing start in 2007 - when it accounted for just 1% of refrigerated yogurt sales in the US food, drug and mass channels excluding Walmart (FDMx) - Greek yogurt now commands a whopping 35% share of the market, according to a new report from Packaged...

It’s all Greek to me! How fair was the ruling against Chobani?

EDITOR'S OPINION: DEAR DAIRY....

It’s all Greek to me… How fair was the High Court ruling against Chobani?

By Mark ASTLEY

New York-based Chobani was handed an injunction last month prohibiting its use of the term ‘Greek yogurt’ in the UK following a court battle with rival, Fage, which claims that the term refers to geographical origin. But can Athens-based Fage stand by...

US dairy industry lobbying 2012: Who spent what and why?

US dairy industry lobbying 2012: Who spent what and why?

By Mark ASTLEY

Every year US dairy manufacturers and organisations pump millions of dollars into political campaigns in an attempt to influence proposed legislation. In 2012, the industry spent more than $7m. DairyReporter.com spoke to 2012's top five US dairy...

Dean Foods commends Fresh Dairy Direct Q4 performance

Dean Foods commends Fresh Dairy Direct Q4 performance

By Mark Astley

US dairy giant Dean Foods has reported better-than-expected profit for the last three months of 2012 – a result it has attributed to better “cost control and effective pricing” from its Fresh Dairy Direct business.

Functional improvements drive demand for milk proteins

Special Edition: Protein Rich Foods: The Next Generation

Functional improvements drive demand for milk proteins

By Hank Schultz

Continued development of new functional properties of casein and whey proteins will drive growth in their use and innovation in their applications in the coming year, said dairy experts.

The meteoric rise of Yasso frozen Greek yogurts bars

Big interview: Drew Harrington and Amanda Klane, co-founders, Yasso

Get him to the Greek! The meteoric rise of Yasso

By Elaine WATSON

It’s a runaway success story that will either inspire budding entrepreneurs across the nation or have them seething with jealousy... But it’s hard to think of a better example of a product that hit the market just at the right time.

Are we on the cusp of a protein renaissance?

Special edition: Protein-rich foods, the next generation

From Chobani to Special K: Are we on the cusp of a protein renaissance?

By Elaine WATSON

Protein, so trend watchers - and opportunistic protein suppliers - keep telling us, is red hot right now, for all ages and both sexes, covering weight management, healthy aging, sports nutrition, and general health & wellness. But is this just hot...

Chobani confirms then denies Canada pull-out

Chobani confirms then denies Canada pull-out

By Mark Astley

Greek yogurt giant Chobani has confirmed, then denied, that it is pulling out of Canada “for the time being” following the postponement of its nationwide launch in the country.

Dairy prices down, but US market looking 'healthy' - Part two

US COMMODITIES CORNER

Dairy prices down, but US market looking 'healthy' - Part two

By John Geuss

In part two of his December 2012 US dairy commodities breakdown, MilkPrice blogger John Geuss gives DairyReporter.com the latest on whey, cheese and butter prices, as well as the "positive" impact of the recent 'fiscal cliff' deal.

Dairy prices down, but US market looking 'healthy'

US COMMODITIES CORNER

Dairy prices down, but US market looking 'healthy'

By John Geuss

US dairy commodity prices dropped in December 2012, but low inventories and high exports have left the market still looking "healthy." US commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger John Geuss gave DairyReporter.com a breakdown of US dairy commodity...

Coke makes first direct investment in US dairy brands

Coke makes first direct investment in US dairy brands

By Ben Bouckley

The Coca-Cola Company is partnering with US-based Select Milk Producers to invest in the Core Power high protein milk shake brand and create a complementary value-added nutritional dairy portfolio.

Milk protein prices jump 13% in October - Part Two

US COMMODITIES CORNER

Milk protein prices jump 13% in October - Part Two

By John Geuss

In part two of his October dairy commodities breakdown, MilkPrice blogger John Geuss gives DairyReporter.com the latest on cheese and butter demand and quick look ahead to November, December and the coming year.

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