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Dairy-Based Desserts and Other Products
2018 - 2021
(Frozen, Refrigerated and Shelf Stable)


  • DESSERT-INSPIRED CREMAS AND SMOOTHIES (posted August 24, 2021)
  • LALA introduces the Postres Auténticos line.
  • The Postres Auténticos Fruit and Crema Desserts are a convenient take on traditional Hispanic desserts.
  • They come in two flavors: Fresas con Crema (strawberries and crema) and Duraznos con Crema (peaches and crema).
  • LALA’s popular Crema Mexicana (sour cream) is the base and flavored with real fruit and sugar.
  • The desserts come in 4-ounce single-serve cups and contain 230 to 240 calories, 16 grams of sugar and 2 grams of protein.
  • The Postres Auténticos Dessert Yogurt Smoothies come in three flavors: Fresas con Crema (strawberries and cream), Tres Leches Cake and Arroz con Leche (rice pudding).
  • Intended to be enjoyed after a meal or as a late-night snack, they are made with real whole milk for a rich creamy taste.
  • Each 6.7-ounce bottle contains 180 to 190 calories, 27 grams of sugar and 5 grams of protein. Stevia is part of the sweetening system.
  • “The Postres Auténticos family of dessert products are authentic, nourishing and high-quality,” says Jorge Ramos, CEO of LALA U.S. “The flavors of the smoothies and cremas are inspired by Hispanic dinner table traditions.”
  • The Postres Auténticos products are now available in Hispanic specialty grocery stores across the United States.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • PREMIUM REFRIGERATED DAIRY DESSERTS (posted August 5, 2021)
  • Raymundo’s is expanding its line of authentic, hand-crafted Hispanic desserts with new Small Batch Caramel Flan and Small Batch Cinnamon Rice Pudding.
  • Made with real milk, eggs and sugar, both varieties come in 4-ounce cups in packs of four with a suggested price of $2.99.
  • “We believe that desserts and snacks are the most special part of your day,” says Tom Lazzari, marketing director. “Raymundo’s created this hand-crafted line of traditional desserts because we know that after one bite, you’ll be transported back to the flavors you know and love from your childhood.”
  • Raymundo’s Small Batch line will be available at big box and ethnic grocery stores across the country this fall, adding new stores throughout the year.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • PRIVATE-LABEL REFRIGERATED DAIRY DESSERT (posted July 27, 2021)
  • Aldi brings back Cheesecake Dips to select markets.
  • First introduced in 2020, the private-label retailer has brought back limited-time offering: Happy Farms Cheesecake Snacks.
  • The trio-compartment sweet treat flags on front labels that it is a dairy dessert.
  • A cream cheese-type pudding is the primary component in each 2.85-ounce single-serve container. The smaller compartments house graham cracker crumble and topping.
  • The three toppings are: Chocolate, Salted Caramel and Strawberry.
  • A dessert contains 190 to 210 calories, providing permission to indulge.
  • The price is the same as last year. One pack is $1.59.

  • HISPANIC-INSPIRED RICE PUDDING (posted June 3, 2021)
  • Land O’Lakes offers Goya Rice Pudding.
  • Available in three authentic flavors--Dulce de Leche, Mango and Traditional--these rice puddings are made with simple, wholesome ingredients, such as rice, milk, condensed milk, ground cinnamon and vanilla.
  • The puddings are kettle cooked in small batches with no artificial colors or preservatives, according to the company.
  • The puddings made their debut if four packs of 4-ounce cups.
  • Single-serve 5.3-ounce cups are now available.
  • One 5.3-ounce cup contains 160 to 170 calories, 2.5 grams of fat, 5 grams or protein, and 20 to 22 grams of total sugars, of which 14 to 16 grams are added sugars.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • To learn more about this product, link HERE to the April 23, 2021, blog titled, "Mindful Breakfasting Innovation Opportunities."

  • To read more about this product, link HERE to the April 16, 2021, blog titled, "Refrigerated Desserts—Dairy and Non-Dairy—are poised to do well in the post-COVID marketplace."

  • REFRIGERATED LAYERED YOGURT BARS (posted April 12, 2021)
  • Clio Snacks is rolling out Clio Granola and Yogurt Parfait bars.
  • The fresh snacking brand behind the world’s first refrigerated Greek yogurt bar wrapped in chocolate continues to shake up the dairy department.
  • The new product combines Clio’s signature creamy Greek yogurt with a layer of crunchy granola, transforming the traditional parfait into a ready-made hand-held product that functions as a convenient breakfast, satiating snack or better-for-you dessert.
  • Available in two varieties--Strawberry wrapped in yogurt and Coconut wrapped in chocolate—each bar is packed with 10 grams of protein.
  • “Parfait is a classic offering, combining the crunchiness of granola with Greek yogurt for a delectable breakfast or snack option,” says Heather Cox, chief operating officer. “For Clio, it felt like a natural next step as we continue to push the boundaries and reimagine the yogurt and bar experience. From the first bite we knew we had a product that perfectly balances crave-ability with guilt free-ingredients, all wrapped in a delicious, convenient bar.”
  • A single 1.94-ounce bar comes in a box and has a suggested retail price of $2.49.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • HIGH-PROTEIN RICE PUDDING (posted March 16, 2021)
  • Müller UK & Ireland introduces Müller Rice Protein.
  • This is the first new product development effort for the company’s rice pudding category in more than three years.
  • Research by the dairy company identified three key occasions for eating products that contain high protein: for health (29%), muscle gain (29%) and hunger-filler (30%). The business believes it can succeed by targeting those looking for a hunger-filling option, an area where there is currently limited choice for shoppers.
  • Müller Rice Protein contains 14 grams of protein per pot, more than double the protein content within the existing core Müller Rice range.
  • The product comes in 180 gram single-serve pots in two varieties: Chocolate and Vanilla.
  • “Our approach is to make products which add taste to life, and inspire people to live happier and healthier lifestyles,” says Michael Inpong, strategy and marketing director at Müller Yogurt & Desserts. “With the addition of Müller Rice Protein to our great-tasting range of branded yogurts and desserts, we have a portfolio that is well placed to do just that.”

  • FRUIT AND YOGURT SHELF-STABLE POUCH (posted February 17, 2021)
  • Nestle is introducing Outshine Fruit and Yogurt Smoothie snacks, which are being merchandised in the ambient pouch snack aisle.
  • The shelf-stable product is described as being “made with nonfat yogurt that is heat treated after culturing.”
  • The 60-calorie, 3.5-ounce pouches are sold in boxes of four.
  • The four no-sugar-added varieties are: Blueberry Pear, Peach Raspberry, Pear Vanilla and Strawberry Coconut.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • CANDY-INSPIRED REFRIGERATED DAIRY DESSERTS (posted February 2, 2021)
  • Kraft Heinz introduces Colliders.
  • The new line of dairy-based desserts comes in three different formats, each offering a unique texture and flavor combination.
  • In total, there are 12 varieties, all of which sell in packs of two. Some are available as single containers.
  • Chopped: The four varieties include a flavored dairy dessert with candy pieces. Varieties are: Hershey’s Chocolate (chocolate dessert with dark chocolate pieces), Hershey’s Mint (mint dessert with dark chocolate pieces), Hershey’s S’mores (marshmallow dessert with milk chocolate pieces and graham cracker crumbles) and Reese’s (peanut butter dessert with milk chocolate pieces).
  • Layered: The four varieties are a layer of candy-flavored dairy dessert with a layer of rich milk chocolate topping. Varieties are: Mounds (coconut), Reese’s (peanut butter), Rolo (caramel) and York (peppermint).
  • Twisted: The four varieties are all based on a vanilla-flavored dairy dessert and include crumbles of candy. Varieties are: Heath, Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Cream, Kit Kat and Reese’s.
  • The 3.5-ounce cups contain 190 to 220 calories, 8 grams to 12 grams of fat, 21 grams to 23 grams of sugar (almost all are added sugars), and 1 gram to 3 grams of protein.

  • CHEESECAKE DAIRY DESSERTS (posted January 25, 2021)
  • Kraft Heinz introduces Philadelphia Cheesecake Crumble.
  • The 6.6-ounce boxes contain two single-serve cheesecake dessert cups, which are merchandised in the refrigerated dairy case.
  • The varieties are: Cherry, Chocolate Hazelnut, Original and Strawberry.
  • One serving contains 290 to 340 calories, depending on variety.
  • With Philadelphia-brand cream cheese the number-one ingredient, these desserts come complete with a graham crumble in a dome top, which mimics a graham cracker crust. The separate container prevents it from getting soggy.
  • The product is starting to rollout across the U.S.

  • SPOONABLE DAIRY DESSERT IN A JAR (posted November 11, 2020)
  • St. Benoit Creamery expands distribution of its new Creamy Organic Pot de Crème Desserts.
  • Made with certified organic milk from pasture-raised Jersey cows in Sonoma County, Calif., Pot de Crème Desserts deliver light and creamy spoonable luxury in sustainable glass packaging for a healthy, convenient treat that’s delicious and fun for kids and adults.
  • The indulgent clean-label, limited-ingredient dairy desserts are free of starches, milk powders, fillers, stabilizers and preservatives, and lower in calories than similar desserts, according to the company.
  • The organic desserts contain only organic full-fat milk, cream, eggs, sugar and real flavorings like organic vanilla and TCHO artisan chocolate.
  • Flavors include elevated versions of nostalgic classics like Vanilla and TCHO Chocolate, which won a 2020 sofi Award (specialty outstanding food innovation) for best new product in the other dairy category.
  • Snickerdoodle captures the taste of the classic buttery cinnamon cookie without the gluten and carbs while Salted Caramel combines richly flavorful caramel with a savory hint of sea salt.
  • “What makes our product truly different and special is the quality of our ingredients,” says Manon Servouse, marketing director. “Our fresh local milk and cream from partners so close to the creamery creates a smooth, luxurious texture that makes these desserts exceptional.”
  • The 3.5-ounce single-serve desserts have a suggested retail price of $2.99.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • SINGLE-SERVE REFRIGERATED DAIRY DESSERT (posted November 3, 2020)
  • Aldi introduces Specially Selected Salted Caramel Cheesecake.
  • The private-label retailer is offering a limited-edition, single-serve super-indulgent dairy dessert.
  • The 3.5-ounce glass pot contains a blend of cream cheese baked over a graham crust with a layer of salted caramel sauce.
  • The dessert is 300 calories, 13 grams of fat, 29 grams of sugar (27 gram are added) and 4 grams of protein.

  • BETTER-FOR-YOU REFRIGERATED YOGURT BARS (posted October 27, 2020)
  • Clio Snacks launches Less Sugar Greek Yogurt Bars.
  • The new individually packaged bars come in Mixed Berry and Peach flavors.
  • With 100 calories, 7 grams of fat, 1 gram of sugar and 8 grams of protein, the Less Sugar bars deliver the same rich dairy flavor and cheesecake-like texture.
  • “We are thrilled to launch our Less Sugar bars, allowing us to introduce Clio to new audiences, including diet-specific consumers who follow a Keto lifestyle as well as those who are sugar and calorie conscious,” says Heather Cox. “Consumers are increasingly looking for low- to no-sugar offerings and we are excited to deliver a reduced sugar line that meets this need without compromising on taste or indulgence.”
  • Clio Less Sugar bars are currently available for purchase via the company’s website, as well as Walmart, with plans to expand into select grocery and natural stores in early 2021.
  • The inside of the bars are made with whole milk yogurt enriched with whey protein and sweetened with allulose, erythritol and stevia leaf extract. The bar is enrobed in a no-sugar-added chocolate coating.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • PREMIUM DAIRY PUDDING WITH MIX-INS (posted September 3, 2020)
  • Lakeview Farms grows The Cheesecake Factory At Home refrigerated dessert line with interactive package.
  • The dome-shaped container has pudding on the bottom, and flavorful bits and pieces for the consumer to mix in to the pudding.
  • The new line comes in three varieties. They are:
  • Cafe Mocha: Espresso-infused pudding with dark chocolate cookie crunch.
  • Crème Brûlèe: Crème brûlèe-flavored pudding with a caramel crunch.
  • Red Velvet: Red velvet-inspired pudding with cream cheese frosting chips.
  • The single-serve cups will be rolling out into the refrigerated dessert section of grocery stores this month.

  • HIGH-PROTEIN DAIRY FOODS FOR EXERCISE ENTHUSIASTS (posted August 3, 2020)
  • Lactalis Nestle Chilled Dairy launches Nestle Lindahls PRO in the U.K.
  • Lindahls PRO is a new range of high-protein products specifically designed for regular gym-goers.
  • It comes in two flavored pots and two ready-to-drink bottles.
  • Nestle Lindahls PRO delivers a unique 50:50 mix of whey protein and casein protein, which may help to maintain the delicate balance between protein synthesis and the prevention of protein breakdown in the body, according to the company.
  • Each Nestlé Lindahls PRO pot, available in Strawberry & Lime Pie and Lemon Cheesecake flavors, has a soft and creamy texture, is fat free, low in sugar and packed with 18 grams of protein.
  • The Nestlé Lindahls PRO drinks, available in Raspberry & Vanilla and Tropical flavors, are low in fat and high in protein (23 grams in each serving).

  • To read more about this product link HERE to the May 29, 2020, blog titled “Summer Inspiration Series: Create a Category.”

  • To read more about this product link HERE to the May 29, 2020, blog titled “Summer Inspiration Series: Create a Category.”

  • REFRIGERATED ICE CREAM-LIKE DESSERTS (posted May 5, 2020)
  • Ehrmann is rolling out Vanilla Dream Ice Cream Style refrigerated desserts to the German marketplace.
  • The new premium aerated vanilla puddings come in four varieties. They are:
  • Cherrisimo: with sweet cherries
  • Magic Mandel: with almonds and milk chocolate pieces
  • Orange Caprio: with a juicy orange swirl
  • Salty Caramel: with a salty caramel swirl
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • To read more about this product, link HERE to the April 17, 2020, blog titled "Dairy Foods Innovation: Product Development and Marketing for the New Norm."

  • REFRIGERATED HIGH-PROTEIN BLENDED BAR (posted April 14, 2020)
  • Danone introduces YoPRO Nut Protein Bars to the Australian marketplace.
  • The new snack bars are designed to provide health-conscious and active Aussies with an alternative, on-the-go and post-workout recovery option.
  • One bar provides 20 grams of protein, no added sugars, as well as no artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners.
  • The bars include an advanced protein blend that combines nuts, peanut butter, soy, collagen and yogurt powder.
  • It also contains corn fiber, delivering 10 grams per bar.
  • The bars are sold in the refrigerated dairy case and are making their debut in three varieties. They are: Apple Cinnamon, Mixed Berry and Salted Caramel
  • “We’ve observed a strong cross over of YoPRO yogurt purchases and protein bars, with the latter being consumed heavily as a convenient post workout performance snack,” says Xavier Gonzalez, brand manager. “We believe there is a gap in the current offerings for a uniquely balanced protein bar that blends quality high protein with zero added sugar and a great taste.”
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • To read more about this product, link HERE to the March 13, 2020, blog titled "Expo West: A Virtual Tour of All Things Dairy…and More (Part Two)."

  • SINGLE-SERVE RICE PUDDING (posted January 28, 2020)
  • Land O’Lakes Inc. introduces Naughty & Rice.
  • With a tagline of “tastes good to be naughty,” new Naughty & Rice pudding cups come in four indulgent flavors: Birthday Cake, Cinnamon Bun, Maple Syrup and Mocha.
  • Reduced-fat milk, cream and rice are the three key ingredients. Sweetness comes mainly from cane sugar and an extra layer of indulgence comes from eggs.
  • The single-serve 5.5-ounce cups are currently in distribution in 180 Walmart stores in Texas and Florida.
  • One cup contains 260 calories, 10 grams of fat, 27 grams of sugar (22 grams are added) and 5 grams of protein.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • READY-TO-EAT DAIRY-SOAKED OATS (posted January 7, 2020)
  • Land O’Lakes introduces Kozy Shack Creamery Oats.
  • Reduced-fat milk and steel-cut oats are the main ingredients in this new line of microwavable single-serve oatmeal cups.
  • Made with simple ingredients, the product also contains cane sugar, eggs and natural flavors.
  • The gluten-free product comes in three varieties: Cinnamon, Maple & Brown Sugar, and Original Recipe.
  • The 7-ounce cups are intended to be microwaved for about 1 minute prior to serving.
  • One serving contains 200 to 210 calories, 4 grams of fat, 3 grams of fiber, 15 to 19 grams of total sugars, and 6 to 7 grams of protein.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • DECADENT LAYERED DAIRY DESSERTS (posted December 12, 2019)
  • Kroger introduces Private Selection Mousse.
  • The refrigerated desserts feature a layer of dairy cream mousse.
  • They come in 2-ounce cups and are sold two to a pack for $3.49 at Kroger-owned retail stores.
  • The three varieties are: Belgian Dark Chocolate, Chocolate Caramel Macchiato and Strawberry White Chocolate.
  • The product is made in Belgium.
  • One serving contains 180 to 220 calories, 9 to 13 grams of fat, 16 to 18 grams of sugar and 1 to 2 grams of protein, depending on variety.

  • BITE-SIZED GREEK YOGURT SNACKS (posted December 3, 2019)
  • Clio brand now offers Clio Greek Yogurt Minis, a bite-size version of its Clio Greek Yogurt Bars.
  • Made from strained Greek yogurt and featuring a creamy cheesecake texture, Clio Minis are packed with 3 to 4 grams of protein and billions of probiotics.
  • The individually wrapped dark-chocolate-covered bites contain just 60 to 70 calories per serving.
  • The gluten-free, kosher snacks come in four varieties: Peanut Butter, Salted Caramel, Strawberry and Vanilla.
  • The perishable snacks are sold in eight-count packs and have a suggested retail price of $5.49.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • To read more about this product, link HERE to the October 25, 2019, blog titled "Shaking Up the Dairy Department."

  • FROZEN DAIRY-BASED DESSERTS (posted September 17, 2019)
  • Belgian Boys grows its frozen desserts line.
  • New York Cheesecake, Cookies & Cream Cheesecake, Cookie Butter Cheesecake and Salted Caramel Lava Cake are making their way into retail freezers this month. They join the initial rollout earlier this year of Raspberry Cheesecake, Key Lime Cheesecake and Dark Chocolate Lava Cake.
  • All of the frozen desserts have a premium presentation in a glass ramekin, which has a great deal of upcycling potential.
  • The line of cheesecakes and lava cakes is imported from Belgium and all come two to a pack, in individual-serving glass ramekins.
  • They are non-GMO; made with premium ingredients; contain no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives; and are kosher certified.
  • “Expanding our Belgian Boys product assortment and introducing frozen desserts enables us the opportunity to tap in the growing frozen desserts category, which is expected to grow by 44.9% by 2022, according the Specialty Food Association. As a company, our mission is to offer premium quality products to the modern-day comfort food-loving customer,” says Robin Kula, vice president of sales. “In addition to ice cream, we have not seen many premium innovations in an individual serving in premium frozen dessert. We are excited to bring something reinvented to consumers with our new line.”
  • “We are proud to offer this new line in recyclable glass ramekins,” says Anouck Gotlib, CEO. “What’s even better for the planet is the great ideas to reuse the ramekins we have heard from consumers. The fun of our cheesecakes and lava cakes will continue with a succulent planter or jewelry trinket dish. Can’t wait to see how our fans get creative!”
  • The Belgian Boys story began with Skinny and Chubby, two friends now living in New York and missing the fine European goodies from their Belgian childhood. In 2014, their dream became a reality and Belgian Boys was born. The concept was to manufacture premium products in Europe and share these extraordinary snacks and goodies worldwide. With competitive pricing, whimsical “disruptive” packaging and unparalleled energy and passion, the boys continue to stir up trouble and share their love for authentic European treats.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • CULTURED FRENCH CREAM (posted September 9, 2019)
  • General Mills introduces Oui Crème Fraîche Crème Dessert.
  • Oui has put its own spin on crème fraîche, a cultured French cream, by mixing it with classic flavors for an indulgent, yet refreshing dessert experience.
  • The refrigerated dairy dessert comes in single-serve 3.5-ounce glass jars and is sold in packs of two for about $3.29.
  • The dessert is making its debut in three varieties: Caramel Cream, Lemon Tart and Vanilla Bean.
  • Each jar contains 220 calories, 15 grams of fat, 15 grams of sugar and 3 grams ofprotein.

  • COTTAGE CHEESE BAR (posted August 6, 2019)
  • Baltic Marketing introduces Sp?ka.
  • The Sp?ka cottage cheese bar is described as having super snack value with its unique balance of protein, carbohydrates and fat to satisfy now, but also later.
  • Imported from Latvia, the refrigerated bars have a cottage cheese center and a coating of chocolate or caramel.
  • The three varieties are:
  • Greek Yogurt: tangy cottage cheese with a sweet, buttery chocolate coating. (150 calories, 8 grams of fat, 8 grams of protein and 9 grams of sugar)
  • Salted Caramel: slightly sweet cottage cheese in a coating with a bit of salt and sweet, buttery caramel taste. (150 calories, 8 grams of fat, 8 grams of protein and 10 grams of sugar)
  • Vanilla: cottage cheese with a hint of vanilla and a chocolate coating (140 calories, 8 grams of fat, 8 grams of protein and 8 grams of sugar)
  • Single-serve bars sell for about $2.29.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • BETTER-FOR-YOU REFRIGERATED DESSERT (posted July 10, 2019)
  • Ehrmann introduces High-Protein Pudding.
  • The 200-gram single-serve containers come in Caramel, Chocolate and Vanilla varieties, as well as a limited-edition Chocolate Coconut offering.
  • The pudding is lactose free thanks to the use of the lactase enzyme, and contains no added sugars. It is sweetened with acesulfame k and sucralose.
  • Each serving provides 150 calories, 3 grams of fat, 8 grams of sugar and 20 grams of protein.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • GRASS-FED MILK REFRIGERATED DAIRY DESSERTS (posted June 25, 2019)
  • Kalypso Farms Dairy introduces a range of refrigerated puddings.
  • The all-natural refrigerated dairy desserts come in three varieties. They are: Belgian Chocolate Pudding, Coconut Rice Pudding and Madagascar Vanilla Rice Pudding.
  • The desserts come in 4.5-ounce reuseable terracotta pots and are sold in packs of two.
  • The gluten-free desserts join the company’s authentic strained Greek yogurts.
  • The products are made and distributed in the New York metro region.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • SHELF-STABLE DAIRY PUDDING POUCHES (posted June 20, 2019)
  • Yabon enters the U.S. market with Pudding To Go.
  • This French company has been creating dairy desserts and other fine dairy products since 1950 and is now offering 3-ounce pudding pouches, four to a box, to U.S. shoppers.
  • Varieties are: Banana, Chocolate and Vanilla.
  • With milk the number-one ingredient, each shelf-stable pouch contains 90 to 100 calories, 2.5 grams of fat and 3 grams of protein.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • WHIPPED COFFEE CREAMER (posted May 6, 2019)
  • Reddi-wip, a brand of Conagra Brands Inc., has moved into the coffee creamer category with the debut of its Barista line of cream-based products.
  • New Nitro Creamer and Sweet Foam are designed to give consumers a coffeehouse experience any time of day, without the coffee shop lines or price.
  • “Given the continued strength of coffee sales and the fact that many consumers already use our regular Reddi-wip in their coffee, we saw an exciting opportunity to bring a cream-based innovation to market that would better replicate popular coffee drinks and the coffeehouse experience but in the convenience of home or work,” says Ryan Clark, president of the refrigerated and frozen division at Conagra Brands.
    Reddi-wip Nitro Creamer can be used in place of a traditional coffee creamer. It delivers sweetness and cream and infuses coffee with a rich, velvety texture that takes coffee to a new level. The versatile creamer can be used in both cold and hot coffee beverages as well as non-coffee beverages like root beer or orange soda for a root beer float or orange dreamsicle-type experience.
  • Reddi-wip Sweet Foam can be used along with Nitro Creamer or other traditional coffee creamers. Sweet Foam adds a slightly sweet, finishing touch but the foam settles on top of the beverage as opposed to dispersing throughout like Nitro Creamer or other creamers. When used in conjunction with another creamer, Sweet Foam creates an even sweeter coffee experience, making it perfect for lattes, caramel macchiatos and more. 
  • The Reddi-wip Barista Series is dairy based.
  • The Nitro Creamer and Sweet Foam products have a distinctive taste that is different than regular Reddi-wip whipped topping but both deliver dairy sweetness and notes of vanilla. The instructions for use are also different than regular Reddi-wip products. To use, fill a mug or cup with coffee, saving some room for creamer or foam. Then 1) Shake can well, remove cap. 2) Turn can completely upside down and press nozzle sideways to add creamer or sweet foam. The Nitro Creamer will disperse throughout the beverage while Sweet Foam will settle on the top. 3) Rinse nozzle thoroughly with warm water and return to refrigerator.
  • Nitro Creamer and Sweet Foam are gluten-free, contain real sugar and no artificial sweeteners, flavors or preservatives.
  • Both varieties are made with only six ingredients.
  • The Nitro Creamer contains 40 calories per serving while Sweet Foam contains 45 calories per serving.
  • The suggested retail price is $3.99 for a 6-ounce can.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • NEW DAIRY DESSERT CANNOLI CONCEPT (posted April 23, 2019)
  • Golden Cannoli Shells Company grows its ready-to-serve cannoli line with a single-serve Grab & Go Cup and a Small Chip and Dip Platter.
  • These new dessert concepts are filled with bite-size cannoli chips and sweetened ricotta cannoli dip, which is simply made with vinegar-set whole milk ricotta cheese, cane sugar and natural vanilla flavor.
  • The chips are triangles cut from real cannoli dough that are fried golden brown and dusted with powdered sugar.
  • Both containers are resealable and can be stored frozen, which is how they are shipped.
  • The platter contains 16 ounces of cannoli chips and 10 ounces of cannoli cream.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • FLAVORED AEROSOL WHIPPED CREAM (posted April 2, 2019)
  • Gay Lea introduces new limited-edition flavored whipped cream, the first flavored dairy whipped cream for the company, joining regular and light as well as a dairy-free coconut variety.
  • Just in time for when consumers crave the tastes of warmer weather campfires comes Gay Lea Toasted Marshmallow Whipped Cream.
  • This limited-edition product is rolling out into refrigerated dairy departments throughout Canada and will only be available until the first autumn leaf falls.
  • Toasted Marshmallow Whipped Cream is perfect for summertime entertaining on hot and iced drinks, desserts, unique cocktails, waffles or simply as is, by the spoonful.
  • With cream as the first ingredient, a four-tablespoon serving contains 40 calories and 3 grams of fat.
  • Gay Lea Foods is a Canadian dairy co-operative with members on more than 1,400 dairy farms.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • To read more about this product, link HERE to the February 22, 2019, blog titled "Dairy Foods Innovation: The Indulgence Opportunity."

  • To read more about this product, link HERE to the February 22, 2019, blog titled "Dairy Foods Innovation: The Indulgence Opportunity."

  • To read more about this product, link HERE to the February 22, 2019, blog titled "Dairy Foods Innovation: The Indulgence Opportunity."

  • To read more about this product, link HERE to the February 22, 2019, blog titled "Dairy Foods Innovation: The Indulgence Opportunity."

  • To read more about this product, link HERE to the February 22, 2019, blog titled "Dairy Foods Innovation: The Indulgence Opportunity."

  • PREMIUM LAYERED DAIRY DESSERTS (posted January 8, 2019)
  • The Cheesecake Factory at Home introduces restaurant-inspired refrigerated parfaits.
  • Sold in packs of two 5.5-ounce clear cups, the dairy desserts come in four varieties.
  • They are:
  • Cake Batter Strawberry Royale is creamy cake batter-flavored pudding over a sweet strawberry puree.
  • Chocolate Black-Out is rich Belgian chocolate pudding over dark chocolate fudge sauce.
  • Salted Caramel Delight is creamy salted caramel pudding over rich caramel sauce.
  • Vanilla Fudge Duet is creamy vanilla bean pudding over dark chocolate fudge sauce.
  • Made with whole milk and cream, one serving contains 250 to 290 calories, 12 to 13 grams of fat, 30 to 39 grams of sugar and 3 to 5 grams of protein.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • ADULT-CENTRIC, DAIRY-BASED POUCH SNACKS (posted November 13, 2018)
  • SmashPack updates formulations and redesigns packages of its Protein Pudding and Protein Smoothie.
  • First launched in 2015, the original SmashPack was an all-natural, high-protein and real fruit nutritional snack that came in spouted squeeze packs. Each shelf-stable pouch was packed with 14 grams of high-quality whey protein, one serving of real fruit, 5 grams of healthy fats and only 180 calories.
  • “The idea was driven by my family’s medical history. Knowing the kind of medical problems that they had later in life due to poor nutrition and exercise I knew that I had to break the cycle for my son and my family,” says Rob Simpson, who co-founded SmashPack with his wife Kari.
  • Since the launch, the couple listened and responded to its core customers with product updates. In April 2018, the company rolled out SmashPack high-protein pudding pouches. Each pouch contains 15 grams of grass-fed dairy protein and only 4 grams of inherent sugar.
  • The company is now rolling out a reformulated original product line with medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oils, which are trending as one of the hottest health and wellness ingredients for 2019. The rest of the nutritional profile remains the same.
  • MCT oils are healthy fats recognized as optimum fuel sources for both brain and body, and, when part of a high-protein and very-low-sugar product, appeal to the growing number of consumers following a ketogenic diet.
  • “One of the benefits we’ve consistently heard from our customers about our Protein Smoothies is how easy our products are on the stomach and people use them not just because of the high protein and the healthy fat to keep them fuller longer but also due to the fact that the fruit provides them a natural source of energy,” says Kari. “We heard them and wanted to take it one step further by switching out the healthy fat for MCT oil, as well as making the product thinner like a smoothie, so it was easier to enjoy quickly.”
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • For more information on this product, link HERE to the Sept. 14, 2018 blog titled "Three Observations from Expo East to Assist with Your Future Innovation."

  • DAIRY PUDDING WITH INCLUSIONS (posted July 19, 2018)
  • Raymundo’s introduces Pudding Toppers.
  • These refrigerated puddings feature a dome top that contains flavorful and crunchy mix-ins.
  • Hand-crafted in small batches, Pudding Toppers come in five varieties. They are: Dark Chocolate Pudding with Churro Crumbles, Flan with Salted Caramel Crumbles, Key Lime Pie Pudding with White Chocolate and Pie Crumbles, Rice Pudding with Granola, and Vanilla Pudding with Chocolate Brownies.
  • Each package includes two 5.25- to 5.4-ounce single-serve pudding cups.
  • The suggested retail price is $2.29.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • HIGH-PROTEIN INDULGENT SNACK (posted July 9, 2018)
  • Powerful, a four-year-old brand credited with launching the brogurt category (manly yogurt), introduces Powerful Bites.
  • This refrigerated multi-serving, grab-and-go snack is a new spin on nutritious, satiating whey protein.
  • Each 5.3-ounce container provides a total of 30 grams of protein, with each container being about six servings (five bites per serving).
  • One serving contains 120 to 125 calories, 10 grams of fat, 5 grams of protein and 2 to 3 grams of sugar, with no added sugars. The latter is made possible through the use of erythritol and stevia.
  • Varieties are Blueberry Pie, Double Chocolate and Peanut Butter Chocolate.
  • The base for this refrigerated snack is a proprietary combination of peanut butter, whey protein isolate, coconut oil, palm oil and other natural ingredients, all recognized as being powerful sources of energy.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • To read more about this product, link HERE to the June 22, 2018, blog on Smart Food Development.

  • GUILT-FREE PUDDING POUCHES (posted March 21, 2018)
  • Smashpack introduces grass-fed protein pudding. The perishable 4.3-ounce pouches come in Chocolate and Chocolate Peanut Butter flavors and contains 130 calories and 4 grams and 4.5 grams of fat, respectively.
  • They are made with a grass-fed BST-free protein blend of calcium caseinate, whey protein concentrate, whey protein isolate and milk protein isolate, allowing for each pouch to provide 15 grams of protein.
  • The pudding is sweetened with organic coconut sugar and monk fruit juice concentrate. This provides a pudding with 4 grams of sugar per pouch, 3 grams of which are added sugars.
  • For more information, link HERE.

  • READY-TO-EAT QUICK BOOST PUDDING (posted November 8, 2017)
  • Taste’n Time from Thailand is available for global distribution.
  • These shelf-stable puddings are loaded with vitamins and minerals and function as a snack or meal replacement.
  • Four varieties—Chocolate, Coffee, Durian and Strawberry—are dairy based, and a fifth—Black Sesame and Green Pea Protein—is made with soy.
  • The puddings come in recloseable pouches, the same package the company uses for its shelf-stable smoothies.
  • For more information, link HERE.