Dole demonstrates a 3-step process for making yogurt smoothies at home in this week's free-standing inserts. Step one is to shake loose the frozen fruit and yogurt inside the container. Then consumers add juice and "shake it to make it!" (Read "Dole shakes up a new smoothie package" for the story behind the packaging.)
Whitewave Foods (a unit of Dean Foods) introduces its Silk Fruit & Protein nondairy beverage made with soy. It is available in mixed berry, mango peach and strawberry banana flavors. The FSI calls the drinks a "good source of protein" and directs readers to a Facebook page.
In other dairy-related activity:
- Sargento urges consumers to try its new double Cheddar cheese in its Natural Blends line.
- B&G Foods features celebrity chef Sandra Lee in a promotion for its Ortega taco and salsa SKUs. A recipe for Crunchy Salsa Chicken Bake calls for four cups of Mexican blend shredded cheese.
- Abbott Nutrition introduces a new baby bottle for its Similac infant formula, made with milk protein isolate.