Back in 1977, milk, the genuine dairy kind, was still a mealtime staple for most families. In fact, per-capita fluid milk consumption stood at 247 pounds, a whopping 101 pounds more than the tally in 2018, according to data from the USDA Economic Research Service.
Dairy products with extra benefits are poised to grow globally
April 10, 2020
$14.5 billion. That's the value by which the global probiotic drinks market is forecast to grow between 2020 and 2024, progressing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9%. The market is being driven by the health benefits of probiotic drinks, as well as the prominence of probiotic drinks in weight management.
Recovery Water was designed for post-workout recovery.
February 14, 2020
Ascent Protein, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leprino Foods, Denver, said it launched Recovery Water, a water-based beverage that pairs high-quality protein with electrolytes to help athletes optimally recover post-workout.
Sales of lactose-free milk grew twice as fast as sales of plant-based beverages in 2019.
March 9, 2020
In 2019, lactose-free milk sales grew twice as fast as sales of plant-based beverages, with lactose-free poised to surpass almond-beverage sales this year, according to the Arlington, Va.-based National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), citing data from Chicago-based market research firm IRI.
Président, a brand of the Lactalis Group, Laval, France, said it released three new cheese and snacking products: creamy brie with truffles, French Pairing Plates in sweet and savory flavors, and Snacking Cups in Pub Cheese and Rondelé varieties.
The dairy company also will introduce the nation’s first fully renewable plant-based milk carton.
March 10, 2020
Clover Sonoma, a third-generation family-owned and operated dairy based in Petaluma, Calif., announced its B Corporation recertification and the first fully renewable plant-based milk carton in the United States as part of its continued focus on sustainability.
Sucrose (i.e., sugar) remains the "gold standard" among all sweeteners. However, when considering novel applications, including approaches to cost reduction, reducing "total sugars" or reducing calories, alternatives to sucrose may be more appropriate.
On Jan. 1, 2020, the first stage of FDA's mandated Nutrition Facts label change went into effect. Companies with $10 million in annual sales or more are now required to list added sugars on their products' labels, and other brands will be required to follow suit by 2021.