Organic whole milk sales for June were up 8.2% compared with June last year.
August 26, 2013
Total Organic Milk Products sales for June 2013, 179 million pounds, were up 5.8% from June last year. Organic Whole Milk sales for June 2013, 47 million pounds, were up 8.2% compared with June last year and up 8.9% year-to-date compared with last year.
Oregon Ice Cream has added a frozen yogurt sandwich to its offerings.
May 24, 2013
More consumers are opting for organic products when filling their shopping baskets. Eighty-one percent of parents in the United States purchase organic at least occasionally, according to the 2013 U.S. Families’ Organic Attitudes and Beliefs Study by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) and Kiwi magazine.
. Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic products are free from 101 artificial preservatives and ingredients.
September 24, 2012
The Kroger Co. announced nationwide availability of its new Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands. Dairy categories include milk and yogurt; other categories are salads, dried fruit, sodas, chips and quinoa. Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic products are free from 101 artificial preservatives and ingredients that some customers have said they do not want in their foods. Simple Truth Organic products are certified organic by the USDA.
When consumers choose to purchase natural and organic items, 86% buy dairy products, said David Browne, senior analyst at Mintel, a market research firm. Those who buy natural and organic foods and beverages are most likely to purchase eggs (73%), milk (69%), yogurt (67%) and cheese (65%), according to a Mintel report from November 2011.
A trip through a grocer’s dairy case finds Greek yogurt introductions and product extensions. The food is dipped, crunched and frozen. In other cultured dairy product categories, processors either simplify the foods or make them more decadent. No matter the direction, the category is booming.