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Dairy Foods editors, Sarah Kennedy and Jim Carper, reviewed all the new products published in Dairy Foods magazine and on in 2012. From the hundreds of products, we nominated 25 dairy foods and beverages. Then we picked our 10 favorites, based on originality, packaging and taste.

Website visitors voted for their favorites from among 25 nominations. The top 10 are presented below. 

Babybel cheese Bel Brands Babybel mozzarella cheese Kraft milk bites Kraft MilkBites
Ilios Butter Ilios Greek yogurt butter Land O'Lakes flavored butter Land O'Lakes Saute Express flavored butter
White Wave Iced Coffee International Delight iced coffee IBEX drink Skyland Foods Ibex drinkable yogurt
Kaurina's kefir Kaurina's kulfi bars Yasso frozen Greek yogurt bars Yasso frozen Greek yogurt bars
Kraft seasoned cheddar cheese Kraft FreshTake Yosicle Yosicle frozen yogurt


The Top 10 People’s Choice

Lifeway-Coconut-Chia 1. Lifeway coconut-chia kefir Kaurina's kulfi bars

2. Kaurina’s kulfi bars

Lucerne chocolate whipping cream 3. Lucerne chocolate whipping cream Organic Valley organic American cheese singles 4. Organic Valley organic American cheese singles
New Land O'Lakes Saute Express flavored butter 5. New Land O'Lakes Saute Express flavored butter Yoplait Greek 100 yogurt 6. Yoplait Greek 100 yogurt
Twisted Foods' flavored butters 7. Twisted Foods' flavored butters Heluva Good Black Bean Queso sour cream 8. Heluva Good Black Bean Queso sour cream
Skyland Foods Ibex drinkable yogurt 9. Skyland Foods Ibex drinkable yogurt East Well Enjoy Life hummus with Greek yogurt

10. East Well Enjoy Life hummus with Greek yogurt



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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

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This photo gallery contains additional, unpublished photos of dairy processing facilities featured in Dairy Foods magazine. To view more Behind the Scenes galleries go to our archives page!

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