Arla will launch a new line of low-fat and reduced-sugar yogurts in the U.K. market under its own brand this summer that will "fill a gap" in healthy yogurt options for families, the company said. The yogurts, which will likely lead Arla down the path of ramping up competition with bigger yogurt players like Danone and Yoplait, will come in four-packs and will feature four flavor varieties -- strawberry, peach and raspberry, vanilla, and blueberry and raspberry.
Coca Cola's Odwalla brand has added a Green Mustache line of organic fruit and vegetable smoothies for children. Launched in June, the line currently has four varieties: strawberry banana, orange mango, tropical twist and mixed berry.
First Beverage Group said it will debut its Oatworks oat and fruit smoothies at the same time in Boston and San Francisco. The drinks, made with fruit puree and a proprietary oat fiber, are being introduced in Pomegranate & Blueberry, Strawberry & Banana, and Mango & Peach flavors.
A company called BAI Brands is making and marketing health and energy drinks with coffee berries, the antioxidant-rich but bitter fruit that surrounds coffee beans and is usually discarded. Company founder Ben Weiss combines the coffee berries with fruit flavors and organic cane sugar to offer beverages in three varieties: Tanzania Strawberry, Mango Kauai and Jamaica Blue Berry.
Wallaby Yogurt has launched Wallaby Down Under, a line of organic yogurts topped with plain yogurt. Flavors include peach passion, mango tangerine, berries and cream, strawberries and cream, pink grapefruit and dark chocolate.