WhiteWave Foods has launched a new, Australian-style yogurt product called Yulu that boasts a "Double Smoothe" manufacturing process that creates a creamier texture than traditional yogurt. The full-fat yogurt, which comes in five flavors, boasts nine grams of protein and about 180 calories per 5.3-ounce pot.
Gluten-free products and protein-packed food dominated Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, Jim Dudlicek writes. Products seen at the show include Moon Rabbit Foods baking mix and Powerful Yogurt, which contains 21 grams of protein per serving. Healthy snacks also were trending, including quinoa chips and boldly flavored kale chips.
Chobani will open a yogurt plant in Twin Falls, Idaho, aided by infrastructure improvements at the site that will be financed via a $34.5 billion bond secured by the Twin Falls Urban Renewal Agency. The bond money, the largest ever received by an Idaho urban renewal agency, will pay for water, sewer and road improvements at the Greek yogurt factory site.
People who are on the fence about whether to consume milk at breakfast are the focus of a new ad campaign sponsored by the Milk Processor Education Program. MilkPEP will focus ads on milk's bone-building capabilities and on the need for protein at breakfast, something it did during a Super Bowl commercial.
Pinkberry has launched a new coffee frozen yogurt that comes with a chestnut topping at all its New York and Los Angeles stores. "Our frozen yogurt is unique because you can taste the perfect balance of each flavor -- the coffee, the signature Pinkberry yogurt tang, and the toppings -- none overpower the others," co-founder Shelly Hwang said.