Expo West Show features new cultured, ice cream and other dairy products
The Natural Products Expo West show, which took place in Anaheim, Calif., March 6-9, was a hot bed for new dairy products on display, from new yogurt, to on-the-go dairy breakfast items and new flavors of ice cream and frozen yogurt.
What’s new in cultured?
“Greek yogurt for men” company, Powerful Yogurt, the Miami Beach, Fl.-based company, launched two new product lines — Powerful Yogurt Protein Bars and Powerful Yogurt PLUS+. The Powerful Yogurt Plus+ line of Greek yogurts contains whole grains with the company’s signature high-protein Greek yogurt… read more about these products here.
Atlanta-based Sprout Foods launched Sprout Rise, organic on-the-go breakfast foods, which includes three smoothies: Energizer, Protein and Supergrain. The protein smoothie is made of fruit, yogurt and whole grain oats, and is available in three flavors: Peach Orange, Berry Cherry and Berry Acai. Read more about these products here.
Australian-style Noosa Yogurt, Bellvue, Colo., showcased its two new yogurt flavors — coconut and pineapple. These new flavors will be hitting store shelves in late May, and will have a suggested retail price of $2.49.
Dallas-based Three Happy Cows recently re-launched with new packaging and showcased its Greek yogurt and drinkable Greek yogurt at the show. The Greek yogurt company does not use artificial flavors, preservatives, or hormones. The cup flavors include the new vanilla bean, strawberry, blueberry and caramel. And the drinkable flavors include strawberry, blueberry, mango, piña colada and caramel.
Each cup contains 3 grams of fat and 15 grams of protein, each bottle contains 2 grams of fat and 7 grams of protein. The suggested retail price is $1.79 for the 5.3-ounce cups and $1.99 for the 7-ounce bottles. Pricing for a 4-pack of drinkables is $7.99.
See what’s new in the frozen aisle:
Boston-based Yasso frozen Greek yogurt, owned by Apollo Food Group LLC, and the creators of the first frozen Greek yogurt bars, announced the addition of five new flavors to its line at the show. Those flavors are: Peanut Butter Cup, Mint Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Fudge, Dark Chocolate Raspberry and Sea Salt Caramel… read more about these new flavors here.
Arctic Zero, Escondido, Calif., showcased three new flavors added to its frozen dessert line, along with a new upgraded taste. The frozen desserts now come in Sea Salt Caramel, Orange Cream and Coconut flavors. Each pint contains 150 calories, 12 grams of whey protein, 8 grams of fiber and 20 grams of sugar per container. The company said its line of frozen desserts now offer a smoother, creamier consistency as a result of a new, proprietary manufacturing process, which utilizes liquid nitrogen and state-of-the-art technology to deliver optimum texture and taste. The products are GMO-free and contain no artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners. Learn more about the company’s other flavors here.
All-natural tropical ice cream maker Magnolia, from Pittsburg, Calif.-based Ramar Foods, announced its newest guava ice cream flavor. The new flavor will be available on store shelves in May. A pint will be sold for a suggested retail price of $3.99. The flavor joins the other six flavors, including coconut and avocado.
Natural Products Expo East is set to take place in Baltimore Sept. 17-20.
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