Pandemic Gave Yogurt Consumption a Needed Boost

June 28, 2022 Freedonia Group 

As consumers ate more meals at home, they also purchased more yogurt, including trying new brands and formats. Interest in yogurt as both a healthy snack and a better-for-you dessert rose, driving numerous introductions of innovative yogurt styles and flavor profiles, many premium items.

Plant Veda’s PlantGurt Awarded Best in Show at Planted Expo

June 17, 2022 Plant Veda

Plant Veda Foods Ltd., an award-winning dairy-alternative food manufacturer, announces its newest product addition, PlantGurt was awarded the Best in Show in the snack category at Planted Expo on June 5, 2022.

Politico Investigation Details FDA Dysfunction Over Food Regulation, Highlights Four-Decade Dairy Industry Effort to Update Yogurt Rules

“They ignore everyone. They ignore everything,” explained Michael Dykes, D.V.M., president and CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association, in a new Politico investigation of the long-standing dysfunction of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulation of foods released this weekend.

FDA Amends Standard of Identity for Yogurt

March 28, 2022 FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published a notice to clarify that the effectiveness of certain provisions of the yogurt standard of identity final rule have been stayed. The final rule, published on June 11, 2021, amended the standard of identity for yogurt and revoked the definitions and standards of identity for low fat yogurt and nonfat yogurt.

Impressive Wins for Prairie Farms Dairy at World Championship Cheese Contest

March 8, 2022 Prairie Farms Dairy

The largest technical dairy competition in the world was held in Madison, Wisconsin, last week, with representatives from 29 nations around the globe bringing their best cheeses for a panel of industry renowned judges to review. Following three days of intense taste judging and scrutiny, Prairie Farms cheeses earned top spots in a trio of categories, including a ‘Best of Class’ award and a 99.475 score in the Cottage Cheese category for its 4% Small Curd Cottage Cheese made at Quincy, Illinois.