Yogurt Products
and
Fermented Drinks 2018


  • SINGLE CLEAR CONTAINER, FRUIT-ON-THE-SIDE YOGURT (posted January 17, 2018)
  • Yoplait introduces FruitSide.
  • The new single-serve package clearly showcases the side of fruit in each yogurt cup.
  • Each serving contains 160 calories, 4 grams of fat, 19 grams of sugar and 5 grams of protein.
  • The five varieties are: Blueberry, Cherry, Mixed Berry, Peach and Strawberry.
  • The ingredient statement for Strawberry reads: Pasteurized Grade A Milk, Strawberries, Sugar, Modified Corn Starch. Contains 1% or less of: Pectin, Kosher Gelatin, Vegetable Juice (for color) Natural Flavor, Locust Bean Gum, Potassium Sorbate and Sodium Benzoate (to maintain freshness), Yogurt Cultures (L. bulgaricus, S. thermophilus, L. acidophilus), Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • WHOLE MILK YOGURT SWEETENED WITH FRUIT (posted January 11, 2018)
  • On January 3rd, siggi’s launched 4% No Added Sugar Yogurt.
  • The next day, the company announced that France-based Lactalis agreed to purchase it for an undisclosed price.
  • The new yogurt comes in 4.4-ounce flat containers, with a single serving containing 4 grams of fat, 10 grams of protein, 5 grams of sugar (from the milk and fruit), and 110 to 120 calories, depending on variety.
  • There are two initial flavors. They are: Banana & Cinnamon and Peach & Mango.
  • “We have always been at the forefront of reducing sugar in yogurt, and we are constantly pushing ourselves to use even less sugar while still making delicious yogurt with no strange additives,” says Siggi Hilmarsson, founder. “We understand that consumers today more than ever want less sugar. For example, in a recent survey we conducted, over 80% of participants noted that they are actively trying to reduce their sugar consumption. Our hope in launching this no added sugar line of skyr is to provide everyone with a tasty new yogurt that takes one step further in sugar reduction. We’re excited about it and hope our fans are too.”
  • All siggi’s yogurts are made without any artificial preservatives, sweeteners, flavors or colors.
  • The new product has a suggested retail price of $1.69.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • WHOLE MILK YOGURT FOR 6-MONTHS PLUS
  • DanoneWave introduces Happy Baby Organics Yogurt.
  • First Danone acquired Happy Baby baby food company in 2013, then divested Stonyfield—the leader in baby yogurt--in 2017. Now newly formed DanoneWave introduces Happy Baby Organics Whole Milk Yogurt.
  • This “Baby’s First” yogurt is described as the “perfect size for tiny tummies.”
  • With no added sweetener, and enhanced with vitamin D and probiotics, this non GMO-certified yogurt comes in four varieties. They are: Banana & Sweet Potato, Blueberry, Peach & Mango and Plain.
  • The yogurt comes in six packs of 1.76-ounce containers.

  • PROTEIN AND FIBER YOGURT WITH CRUNCH (posted January 4, 2018)
  • Dannon Oikos introduces Protein Crunch Blended Greek Nonfat Yogurt and Toppings.
  • Oikos Protein Crunch is the newest product from Dannon Oikos, pairing Greek nonfat yogurt with crunchy mix-ins to deliver 17 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber with no artificial sweeteners per 5-ounce cup.
  • The four varieties are: Banana with Cocoa Clusters & Chocolate; Coconut with Whole Grain Oats & Almonds; Vanilla with Blueberry Rolled Oats; and Vanilla with Chocolate Oats & Peanuts.
  • Chicory root fiber is the source of fiber and helps keep sugars at 8 grams.
  • Stevia leaf extract also assists with sweetness.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • REDUCED-SUGAR PROTEIN YOGURTS FOR SWISS MARKET (posted December 28, 2017)
  • Emmi introduces lower-sugar YoQua.
  • With 50% less added granulated sugar, 8 grams of protein and 0.1 % fat, Emmi claims the fruity yogurts are “the first of their kind on the Swiss market.”
  • The dairy brand said it is targeting consumers who would normally choose plain yogurts over fruit flavors because of reduced sugar. The new range comes in Strawberry and Forest Fruits varieties.
  • “We regularly ask consumers for their opinions, and the demand for reduced-sugar foods has risen sharply in recent years,” says Thomas Heller, head of marketing at Emmi Switzerland. “We are happy to respond to this type of trend, and with the new YoQua varieties, we are offering conscientious consumers a balanced alternative.”
  • The Strawberry flavor contains 12% strawberries, sugar, modified starches, beetroot juice concentrate, flavoring and lemon juice. Forest Fruit consists of 12% berries (4% blackberries, 4% raspberries and 4% blueberries), sugar, modified starches and flavorings.
  • For more information, link HERE.