Tilla-mint™ ice Cream
Company: Tillamook Country Creamery Association (TCCA), Tillamook, Ore.
Distribution: Northwest.
Suggested Retail: $2.98 to $5.99 per half-gallon container.
Ingredients: Nonfat milk, cream, sugar, corn syrup, mint candy pieces (sugar, coconut oil, nonfat milk, milkfat, soy lecithin [an emulsifier], natural flavors, oil of peppermint, FD&C Yellow 5, FD&C Blue 1), contains less than 2% of the following: microcrystalline  cellulose, cellulose gum, mono- and diglycerides, polysorbate 80, carrageenan, natural peppermint extract.
Nutrition Information: (1/2 cup) Calories 180, fat calories 100, total fat 11g, saturated fat 7g, cholesterol 25mg, sodium 55mg, total carbohydrate 19g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 15g, protein 3g,  vitamin A 6 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 10 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
More Details: Tillamook® Tilla-Mint ice cream, featuring rich white peppermint ice cream with refreshing green mint candy, is the company’s latest creation. Featured as TCCA’s fall seasonal flavor, Tilla-Mint — like all of Tillamook’s ice cream available only in the Pacific Northwest — is made from premium ingredients including fresh whole milk and cream.
Single-ServeCottage Cheese
Company: Swiss Valley Farms Co., Davenport, Iowa.
Distribution: Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota.
Suggested Retail: 79 cents per 6-ounce container.
Ingredients: Cultured pasteurized skim milk, milk, cream, salt, whey, guar gum, mono- and diglycerides, xanthan gum, carob bean gum, phosphoric acid, carbon dioxide and potassium sorbate (to protect freshness), vitamin E palmitate.
Nutrition Information: (One container) Calories 130, fat calories 20, total fat 2.5g, saturated fat 1.5g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 15mg, sodium 690mg, total carbohydrate 7g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 7g, protein 20g, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 15 percent RDV, iron 2 percent RDV.
More Details: Swiss Valley Farms’ new single-serve cottage cheese brings the benefits of portability and convenience to the category, two features enjoyed by other dairy segments in recent years. This lowfat recipe contains 2.5 grams of fat and 130 calories per serving.
Aged Cheddarwith Peppadew Peppers
Company: Yancey’s Fancy Inc., Corfu, N.Y.
Distribution: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Illinois.
Suggested Retail: $6.99 to $8.99 per pound.
Ingredients: Aged cheddar cheese (milk, cultures, salt, enzymes), peppadew sweet picante peppers, trisodium citrate.
Nutrition Information: (1 ounce) Calories 110, fat calories 80, total fat 9g, saturated fat 5g, cholesterol 28mg, sodium 270mg, total carbohydrate <1g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars <1g, protein 6g, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 20 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
More Details: This dynamic cheese has already claimed two medals to its name, taking home a silver medal in the New York State Fair Dairy Competition, and winning gold at the World Dairy Expo Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin. Yancey’s Fancy Aged Cheddar with Peppadew Peppers is available in red-waxed wheels and wedges.
New Product Ticker
 
  Number of Number of
Category Reports SKUs
Ice Cream, Novelties and Frozen Yogurt 168 514
Cheese 128 335
Margarine, Butter and Spreads 15 32
Dairycase Foods 33 66
Yogurt and Yogurt Imitations 32 131
Milk, Non-dairy Milk and Yogurt Drinks 75 203
Total Introductions* 451 1,281
 
*Year-to-date new stock keeping units (SKUs) as of October 31, 2004.
Source: Productscan Online (www.productscan.com), Naples, N.Y.
Mr. E's Garden Vegetable Cottage Cheese
Company: Anderson Erickson Dairy Co., Des Moines, Iowa.
Distribution: Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri.
Suggested Retail: $2.59 per 24-ounce container.
Ingredients: Cultured grade A pasteurized fat-free skim milk, milk, cream, salt, guar gum, mono- and diglycerides, xanthan gum, locust bean gum, dehydrated vegetables (tomatoes, carrots, bell peppers, onion, garlic, celery), soybean oil, natamycin (a natural preservative).
Nutrition Information: (1/2 cup) Calories 110, fat calories 40, total fat 4.5g, saturated fat 3g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 20mg, sodium 460mg, total carbohydrate 5g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 3g, protein 12g,  vitamin A 15 percent RDV, vitamin C 8 percent RDV, calcium 8 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
More Details: Anderson Erickson has taken cottage cheese a step further by adding a garden-fresh blend of carrots, green pepper and onions to the company’s classic Old Fashioned Cottage Cheese.
80 'N Sunny™ Milk and Fruit Juice Blend
Company: Land O’Lakes Inc., Arden Hills, Minn.
Distribution: Upper Midwest.
Suggested Retail: $2.99 per half-gallon carton.
Ingredients: (Strawberry Banana) Water, milk, high fructose corn syrup, concentrated pear juice, calcium lactate, pectin, citric acid, natural and artificial flavors, sodium citrate, strawberry puree, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), sucralose, gum arabic, ethyl maltol, whey protein concentrate, alpha tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E), banana puree, vitamin A palmitate, Red 40, Yellow 5.
Nutrition Information: (1 cup) Calories 80, fat calories 10, total fat 1g, saturated fat 0.5g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 5mg, sodium 120mg, potassium 400mg, total carbohydrate 17g, dietary fiber <1g, sugars 13g, protein 2g,  vitamin A 25 percent RDV, vitamin C 100 percent RDV, calcium 30 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV, vitamin E 25 percent RDV.
Varieties: Strawberry Banana, Blue Raspberry, Orange Creme and Fruit Punch.
More Details: Dean Foods, manufacturer of Land O’Lakes® 80 ’N Sunny, says this lowfat milk and fruit juice blend has 80 calories per serving, and contains as much calcium as an 8-ounce glass of milk and as much vitamin C as an 8-ounce glass of orange juice. The product, says Dean, attempts to address two critical issues with today’s kids: obesity and a shortage of calcium.