Danisco, Denmark, enlarged its range of Yo-Mix drinking yogurt cultures to better cater to local market flavor and texture profiles.

Yo-Mix cultures are successfully well established within the drinking yogurt market, assisting producers with cost reduction and enabling them to continue to deliver indulgent drinking yogurts to consumers.

No stopping consumer demand for yogurt drinks
According to market research company Euromonitor, drinking yogurt represents one third of all yogurt produced in the world, with a volume projected to reach more than 10,800 million tons by 2015. It represents the fastest growing yogurt category in past years, with a CAGR significantly higher than spoonable yogurt. Studies show this trend is set to continue in the future.
“Drinking yogurt can be a quick, easy and convenient product to consume, a healthy snack or even meal replacement, which has become part of the daily diet in many countries around the world,” says Sonia Huppert, Yo-Mix global business director. “From salty to sweet, it offers a diverse consumer choice and the best opportunity to innovate within the dairy industry.”
Danisco’s know-how energizes the industry
With many years of experience and expertise, Danisco’s world-class laboratories have developed specific and innovative methods to characterize drinking yogurt and better support the dairy industry, now having the ability to clearly select the best ingredients to fit each and every type of drinking yogurt across the globe.
“With our global presence and local application centers, we are consumers in each local market. This is key to understanding consumer and industry desires and ensuring we develop the perfect local drinking yogurt flavor and texture profile,” says Huppert. “With our ingredients diversity and expertise, we can compliment your Yo-Mix yogurt cultures with other Danisco value-added ingredients, such as Grindsted Pectin stabilizers, Howaru premium probiotics or Xivia sustainable xylitol, to name a few.”
More information
Richard Donovan, communications manager
Danisco BioActives