Blueberry Fat-free Yogurt
Company: Horizon Organic, Boulder, Colo.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: 99 cents per 6-ounce container.
Ingredients: (Blueberry) Organic Grade A pasteurized nonfat milk, organic sugar, organic blueberries, fructan (NutraFlora®, a natural dietary fiber), natural flavor, pectin, locust bean gum, and live and active yogurt cultures: L. acidophilus, Bifidobacterium lactis, S. thermophilus, L. bulgaricus, L. casei.
Nutrition Information: (1 container) Calories 140, calories from fat 0, total fat 0, saturated fat 1g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol <5mg, sodium 105mg, total carbohydrate 27g, dietary fiber 1g, sugars 26g, protein 7g, vitamin A 0 percent RDV, vitamin C 2 percent RDV, calcium 25 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
More Details: Horizon Organic has enhanced its Fat-Free Fruit-on-the-Bottom yogurt with NutraFlora® prebiotic fiber. NutraFlora has been shown to significantly increase calcium absorption, an important component in building and maintaining strong bones.
Century Sundae Ice Cream
Company: Blue Bell Creameries LP, Brenham, Texas.
Distribution: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
Suggested Retail: $5.69 per 1/2 gallon.
Ingredients: Milk, cream, sugar, skim milk, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, coconut oil (includes soy lecithin), maraschino cherries (cherries, high fructose corn syrup, natural flavor, sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate [preservatives], citric acid, Red 40, sulfur dioxide), natural and artificial flavor, cocoa (processed with alkali), sodium caseinate, modified food starch, brown sugar, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, cellulose gum, vegetable gums (guar, carrageenan, carob bean), salt, whey, DATEM, annatto color, caramel color, polysorbate 60, artificial color, soy mono- and diglycerides, xanthan gum.
Nutrition Information: (1/2 cup) Calories 190, fat calories 90, total fat 10g, saturated fat 7g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 25mg, sodium 80mg, total carbohydrate 23g, fiber 0g, sugars 20g, protein 4g, vitamin A 4 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 10 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
More Details: This year marks the 100th anniversary of Blue Bell Creameries and the company is celebrating in grand style with the release of Century Sundae Ice Cream. Century Sundae combines the company’s No. 1 seller, Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream, with swirls of caramel and chocolate, a whipped topping and diced maraschino cherries.
NEW Product ticker
Category Number of Products
Milk14
Cheese85
Ice Cream and Frozen Novelties108
Yogurt and Probiotic Drinks20
Butter and Spreads 0
Cream and Creamers 0
Chilled Desserts12
Total Introductions*239
*Number of new products introduced in North America, January-February 2007.
SOURCE: Mintel’s Global New Products Database
Special Request 1% Plus® with Omega-3 Milk
Company: Farmland Dairies, Wallington, N.J.
Distribution: East Coast.
Suggested Retail: $3.49 to $3.99 per 1/2 gallon.
Ingredients: Lowfat milk, fat-free milk solids, omega-3 (derived from highly refined fish oil), vitamin A palmitate and vitamin D3.
Nutrition Information: (1 cup) Calories 130, fat calories 20, total fat 2.5g, saturated fat 1.5g, polyunsaturated fat 0g, monounsaturated fat 0.5g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 10mg, sodium 170mg, total carbohydrate 17g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 16g, protein 11g, vitamin A 10 percent RDV, vitamin C 2 percent RDV, calcium 40 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV, vitamin D 25 percent RDV, vitamin B2 30 percent RDV.
More Details: Farmland Dairies’ 1% Plus milk fortified with omega-3 fatty acids has a creamy taste and contains 37 percent more protein and 34 percent more calcium than whole milk, and comes from cows not treated with artificial hormones or antibiotics. Omega-3 fatty acids are recommended by the American Heart Association and have been known or suggested to contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
Zero Visibility Ice Cream
Company: Perry’s Ice Cream Co. Inc., Akron, N.Y.
Distribution: Western New York.
Suggested Retail: $5.19 per 1.75-quart container.
Ingredients: Milk, cream, corn syrup, liquid sugar, shredded coconut (corn syrup, water, coconut [with sodium metabisulfite], sugar, high fructose corn syrup, creamed coconut [coconut, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, sodium metabisulfite], mono- and diglycerides, xanthan gum), buttermilk, skim milk, milkfat, whey, water coconut flavor (water, coconut milk, natural flavors, xanthan gum, gum acacia), natural flavors, mono- and diglycerides, cellulose gum, guar gum, locust bean gum, carrageenan, dextrose.
Nutrition Information: (1/2 cup) Calories 140, fat calories 70g, total fat 7g, saturated fat 5g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 25mg, sodium 45mg, total carbohydrate 18g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 16g, protein 2g, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 6 percent RDV, iron 20 percent RDV.
More Details: Perry’s rolled out Zero Visibility ice cream in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Blizzard of 1977 that hit western New York state. The limited-edition flavor combines coconut rum ice cream with flurries of shredded coconut pieces. Perry’s first launched Zero Visibility in 1997 to mark the blizzard’s 20th anniversary.