Breyers® Smart! Red Raspberry Yogurt
Company: Breyers Yogurt Co., Boulder, Colo.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: 79 to 90 cents per 6-ounce container.
Ingredients: Cultured grade A skim milk, sugar, raspberry puree, tapioca starch, cream, whey protein, natural flavor, pectin, agar, carrageenan, locust bean gum, red beet juice concentrate (for color), lemon juice concentrate, DHA algal oil, active yogurt cultures L. acidophilus & bifidus.
Nutrition Information: (1 container) Calories 170, fat calories 15g, total fat 1.5g, saturated fat 1g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 10mg, sodium 95mg, total carbohydrate 35g, fiber 1g, sugars 29g, protein 6g, vitamin A 2 percent RDV, vitamin C 4 percent RDV, calcium 20 percent RDV, iron 2 percent RDV.
Other Varieties: Black Cherry, Blueberry, Mixed Berry, Peach, Pineapple, Strawberry and Strawberry Banana.
More Details: Fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt has changed for the better. Now it’s Breyers Smart! All Natural Lowfat Yogurt enhanced with DHA Omega-3, an important nutrient that supports healthy brain development and function.
Ben & Jerry’s® Organic Chocolate Fudge Brownie™ Ice Cream
Company: Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Holdings Inc., South Burlington, Vt.
Distribution: National.  
Suggested Retail: $4.79 per pint.
Ingredients: Organic cream, organic evaporated cane juice syrup, organic skim milk, organic brownies (organic sugar, organic wheat flour, water, organic cocoa, organic eggs, organic butter, organic soya flour, organic egg whites), water, organic cocoa, carob bean gum.
Nutrition Information: (1/2 cup) Calories 270, fat calories 120, total fat 13g, saturated fat 9g, cholesterol 35g, sodium 55mg, total carbohydrate 30g, dietary fiber 2g, sugars 26g, sugar alcohol 0g, protein 4g, vitamin A 10 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 10 percent RDV, iron 10 percent RDV.
Other Varieties: Vanilla, Sweet Cream & Cookies and Strawberry.
More Details: Ben & Jerry’s Organic Chocolate Fudge Brownie Ice Cream is loaded with all the stuff you love, and then some. The key, the company says, is in the certified organic ingredients — they’re cultivated in environmentally sustainable ways, in cooperation with nature, and then combined divinely in euphoric flavors for a taste that’s certifiably Ben & Jerry’s.
Sargento® Artisan Blends™ Swiss Cheese
Company: Sargento Foods Inc., Plymouth, Wis.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: Varies per package size.
Ingredients: Swiss and gruyere cheese (pasteurized milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes), potato starch and powdered cellulose (to prevent caking), natamycin (a natural mold inhibitor).
Nutrition Information: (1/4 cup) Calories 100, fat calories 70, total fat 8g, saturated fat 4.5g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 25mg, sodium 55mg, total carbohydrate 1g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 0g, protein 8g, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 25 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
Other Varieties: Parmesan, Parmesan & Romano, Whole Milk Mozzarella, Whole Milk Mozzarella & Provolone and Double Cheddar.
More Details: The new Artisan Blends line features a delicious mingling of high-quality Sargento cheese with flavorful, hand-crafted artisan cheese that allows any at-home cook to bring the tradition of old-world craftsmanship to their own dinner table.
YoCrunch® Vanilla Yogurt with Butterfinger® Pieces
Company: YoCrunch, Naugatuck, Conn.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: $1.19 per 6-ounce container.
Ingredients: Lowfat yogurt: Cultured pasteurized grade A lowfat milk, sugar, modified food starch, natural vanilla flavor, potassium sorbate (to preserve freshness), vitamin A palmitate, vitamin D3. Nestlé® Butterfinger pieces: Corn syrup, sugar, ground roasted peanuts, hydrogenated palm kernel oil, cocoa, molasses, less than 1% whey (from milk), confectioner’s corn flakes, nonfat milk, salt, lactic acid esters, soy lecithin, soybean oil, cornstarch, artificial flavors, TBHQ and Citric acid (to preserve freshness), Yellow 5, Red 40.
Nutrition Information: (1 container) Calories 200, calories from fat 35, total fat 4, saturated fat 2g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 5mg, sodium 105mg, total carbohydrate 36g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 28g, protein 6g, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, calcium 20, iron 0 percent RDV.
Other Varieties: Vanilla and Strawberry Yogurt with Nestle Crunch®, Vanilla Yogurt with M&M’s®, Nestle Crunch® and Reese’s Pieces® candies.
More Details: YoCrunch, crunchy mix-in pioneer, has introduced its special edition Halloween-themed SKUs to replace items on its core yogurt line for the Halloween season — all offering a fun and festive alternative to the regular YoCrunch line with themed packaging highlighting ghosts, pumpkins, trick-or-treaters and witches.
Category Number of Products
Milk 95
Cheese 343
Ice Cream and Frozen Novelties 454
Yogurt and Probiotic Drinks 171
Butter and Spreads 28
Cream and Creamers 36
Chilled Desserts 44
Total Introductions* 1,171
*Number of new products introduced in North America, January-August 2007.
SOURCE: Mintel’s Global New Products Database
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