- DAIRY PRODUCTS
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Articles by Kimberly Decker
Dairy processors are in the “customer-is-always-right” business. But lately, knowing just what the customer is right about can test the faculties of even the keenest student of consumer behavior.
Dairy processors have the processing equipment and the retail relationships so it makes sense to capitalize on the popularity of ready-to-drink coffee and tea beverages. Here’s what you need to know about developing these RTD drinks.
Fruits add color, fiber, vitamins and taste to yogurt, ice cream and beverages. Grains also add fiber and play an important role in formulating inclusions. As for nuts, they are a nutritional powerhouse in their own right.
Food scientists describe texture as being able to “make or break” a product’s acceptance by the public. Yet compared to flavor, aroma and color, texture has largely been unsung. That’s beginning to change.
Dairy processors turn to ingredient suppliers for help in writing clean labels and operating green, sustainable business. Suppliers show how to add additional protein into foods and beverages.