According to Danone North America, based in White Plains, N.Y., and Broomfield, Colo., people are always looking for ways to incorporate more high-quality protein into their diets. The company’s new Oikos Pro line of yogurt products delivers on that request.
Danone North America says the Oikos Pro line includes products in cup and drink form that are scientifically formulated to provide the protein, minerals and essential amino acids needed to help build and maintain strong muscles and bones. Oikos Pro is a good source of calcium, and it contains leucine, which is a branch chain amino acid that is involved in helping to build muscle. Oikos Pro 5.3-ounce cups contain 20 grams of protein, while Oikos Pro 10-ounce drinks contain 25 grams of protein.
Single-serve yogurt cups come in Vanilla, Strawberry, Mixed Berry and Peach flavors. The cultured dairy drinks come in Strawberry Banana, Mixed Berry, Caramel Macchiato and Coffee flavors. Additionally, the Oikos Pro drinks in Caramel Macchiato and Coffee flavors contain 100 milligrams of caffeine per 8 fluid ounces, which is equivalent to one cup of coffee, Danone North America said.
According to the company, Oikos Pro is available starting this month. The suggested retail price for single-serve Oikos Pro cups is $1.59 ($6.99 for the quart size) and $2.49 for the drinks.