The category posted double-digit gains last year. Single-serve, non-aseptic energy drink sales were up nearly 17%.
March 13, 2012
There was no energy crisis when it came to demand for energy drinks in the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, 2011. The category showed double-digit growth in both dollar sales (up 16.6%) and unit sales (up 17.6%), according to Chicago-based SymphonyIRI Group.
Philadelphia Indulgence is a chocolate cream cheese spread made Kraft Foods’ Philadelphia cream cheese. Kraft calls it “a completely new way to enjoy chocolate whether paired with salty snacks, breads, fruit or alone on a spoon.”
New research finds that 100% juices could have protective health benefits similar to those of whole fruits. Contributor Stephanie Hildebrandt also uncovers flavor trends in nondairy beverages, which is vital information for dairy processors who also process juices and teas
Today’s consumers are more willing to seek out and try new food products. Delivering products to meet a diverse range of interests is a key to keeping consumer brand loyalty. So what should cultured dairy product processors do to grow and maintain sales and profitability?
During the 2011 holiday season, Sartori Co., Plymouth, Wis., offered a limited quantity of its highly anticipated Limited Edition Cognac BellaVitano cheese. BellaVitano is a creamy, fruity cheese that finishes with a sweet, tangy bite.
Websterville, Vt.-based Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery, which added Cremont to its aged cheese artisan line about a year ago, is reintroducing the product in a new package designed to improve the quality and integrity of the cheese.
Norseland Inc., Stamford, Conn., part of Tine SA, Norway’s largest producer, distributor and exporter of dairy products, and makers of Jarlsberg specialty cheeses, introduces Jarlsberg Original Cheese Dip.