HP Hood, Lynnfield, Mass., announced today it has entered the Greek frozen yogurt category. The company has four flavors: blueberry, double chocolate chip, honey vanilla and raspberry granola. It is available in the New England states and parts of New York, Hood spokesperson Sarah Barow told Dairy Foods. Hood is manufacturing the product at its Suffield, Conn., frozen dairy plant.
While competitive product is sold in pints, Hood is packaging the frozen yogurt in quarts, with a suggested retail price of $3.99 per container. Each serving of Hood Greek frozen yogurt has five grams of protein.It is made with live and active cultures.
Hood has annual revenues of about $2 billion. It manufactures fluid milk, ice cream, cheese, cultured dairy foods and non-dairy beverages. In addition to its branded product, it manufactures licensed and co-packed foods and beverages. The company ranks 17th on the Dairy 100, Dairy Foods' annual ranking of North America's largest dairy processors.
- Read more about Hood's dairy products and growth strategy in "While many processors specialize, HP Hood does it all."
- Read "A look inside HP Hood's Sacramento, Calif., plant" to learn about its aseptic and extended-shelf life processing capabilities.
- See more about Greek frozen yogurt on dairyfoods.com.