First-half Favorite Dairy Products 2013


The Top 5 First-Half Favorite Dairy Products of 2013 

The votes are in, the Top 5 First-Half Favorite Dairy Products of 2013 have been chosen.

Dairy Foods associate editor Sarah Kennedy reviewed all the new products published in Dairy Foods magazine and on so far this year. From the many new products, the editorial staff picked its 15 favorites, based on originality, packaging and taste.  We asked Website visitors to vote for their favorites among the 15 nominations. The top 5 dairy products are presented below. 

Powerful yogurt


1. Powerful Yogurt’s Greek yogurt for men

TruMoo Protein milk


2. Dean Foods Co.’s TruMoo Protein milk

Greek Gods kefir milk


3. The Greek Gods kefir low-fat cultured milk

J&J snack foods sorbet


4. J&J Snack Foods’ Whole Fruit Sorbet & Greek Frozen Yogurt

Seattle's Best/ Starbucks coffee blends


5. Seattle's Best, Starbucks’ at-home frozen coffee blends


The other 10 dairy product nominations as chosen by our editors:

YoCrunch's Greek yogurt Yopa!

Magnolia's avocado ice cream

Heluva Good! Bold line of cheeses

Oakhurst's fat-free half and half

Ben & Jerry's Liz Lemon frozen Greek yogurt

Hershey's single-serve Special Dark chocolate milk

Chobani's Flip with mix-ins

Lifeway’s Helios Greek kefir

Happy Family’s organic Greek yogurt, fruit and veggie pouches for babies

Epicurean Butter's Maple Syrup flavored butter






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