The company also is launching National Ice Cream Month promotions.
July 9, 2021
Modesto, Calif.-based Crystal Creamery says the newest addition to its ice cream lineup, Birthday Cake, boasts a cake batter ice cream base with cake pieces and rainbow sprinkles throughout — a tribute to the company’s 120th year in business.
Trugman-Nash’s 7-ounce offering joins Old Croc’s other specialty aged cheddars.
July 20, 2021
Chatham, N.J.-based Trugman-Nash LLC says it is bringing even more “bite” to its popular line of cheddars with the introduction of Grand Reserve Old Croc Australian vintage cheddar in a new, convenient 7-ounce retail package.
The offerings contain berries, granola and Chobani Greek yogurt.
July 26, 2021
Salinas, Calif-based Naturipe, a global producer of nutritious berries for more than 100 years, says it is launching new berry parfaits featuring Chobani yogurt and Naturipe fresh berries — with thoughtful packaging designed for consumers on-the-go.
The offering features a blend of three super seeds.
August 31, 2021
Hayward, Calif-based Three Trees Organics launched organic Oat & Seed “oatmilk.” A blend of three super seeds (flax, pumpkin and sunflower) with oats creates a creamy, delicious and nutrient-packed “oatmilk” without any vegetable oils, the company says.
When we last reported on sales within the U.S. refrigerated retail milk category back in our February issue, the situation was quite rosy. Dollar sales had risen significantly during the 52-week reporting period, and unit sales growth was solid, too.
The laws of chemistry and physics have not changed since the Big Bang. Not all these laws are known, and we continually learn more, leveraging novel approaches, processes, and/or formulations to create truly new products.
A quick glance around any major retailer would reveal plant-based brands positioned as alternatives across all major dairy categories. What used to be seen by many as a fad has clearly gained some legs.
Although many consumers would say that “flavor rules,” texture is close behind. When it comes to cultured dairy products, smooth and creamy is always the target, and textural attributes such as grainy, gel-like, shrunken, weak or ropy are typically considered defects.
The USDA’s MyPlate guide suggests two servings of fruit per day for adults. But according to a 2017 press release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 12% of U.S. adults consume those recommended servings.
The United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) takes place in September with a goal to “launch bold new actions to transform the way the world produces and consumes food, as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.”
Each year, the Elmhurst, Ill.-based American Dairy Products Association (ADPI) and Dairy Foods put the spotlight on dairy ingredient accomplishments by honoring a dairy processing member of ADPI with the Breakthrough Award for Dairy Ingredient Innovation.
Congress is expected to take up legislation this fall to reauthorize federal child nutrition programs, including the school meals programs and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (“WIC”), which provides nutritious foods to supplement the diets of low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, as well as infants and children up to age 5.
Suppliers reveals best practices and common errors in QA/QC testing.
September 8, 2021
Quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) testing are essential parts of any dairy production process. These tests confirm any products leaving a dairy plant meet the company’s standards and food safety requirements — helping to ensure customer satisfaction and avoid any costly product recalls.
Leveraging the optimal conveyors and palletizers for dairy processing is critical if operators are to maximize plant efficiencies while enhancing food safety. Yet, pinpointing and installing the proper technologies can be arduous.