April 2 2018
Yogurt has been a darling of the dairy case, expanding in per capita consumption while fluid milk intake continues to fall
Jan. 29 2018
Flavor is the top driver of yogurt purchases, but health benefit is a close second
Jan. 18 2016
While in the store last week, perusing the cheese case, I watched my fellow shoppers make their yogurt selections from the adjacent cooler. One young lady in particular was really taking her time analyzing...
April 27 2015
New York Senator Charles Schumer announced last week that Greek yogurt will be offered as a meat alternative in school lunches across the nation this fall. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack shared the...
Dec. 1 2014
Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 26 million people in the U.S. Due to the enormous medical and economic burdens it poses, prevention had become a public health imperative, noted a recent study from...
Nov. 24 2014
Times change, and so do people's eating habits. In the past decade, one food has risen to the top, experiencing the most growth in the American diet: yogurt. The NPD Group's National Eating Trends study...
Oct. 20 2014
Accounting for 15 to 17 percent of all U.S. dairy production in recent years, dairy product exports have been rightfully grabbing headlines as of late. So, too, should cheese and yogurt as they have been...
Sept. 22 2014
The craze over yogurt has been building steadily over the last several years as studies have repeatedly shown a broad spectrum of health benefits associated with the product. Researchers have found yogurt...
Nov. 25 2013
Greek yogurt is a relatively new addition to the U.S. dairy case. And, while it's a boon for sales as consumers add it to their diets, it comes at the expense of other dairy products, in particular, conventional...
Nov. 18 2013
Its heady adoption of Greek yogurt propelled New York to its status as the nation's leading yogurt manufacturer. With Greek yogurt as the catalyst, Packaged Facts forecasts that overall yogurt sales' revenue...
Nov. 7 2013
New York has quadrupled its Greek yogurt production since 2008. Greek yogurt. It's what gave New York the push it needed to pass California as the top yogurt producing state in the nation. Last year, California...
April 10 2013
Farm milk prices are in great flux this spring. Nationally, milk supplies remained above last winter's levels, despite high feed prices coupled with limited supplies of forage in many areas
Jan. 21 2013
With its launch in 2005, Chobani spurred a Greek yogurt movement throughout the U.S. Since then, a number of other manufacturers have gotten in on the action as well
Dec. 21 2012
A funny thing happened on the way to the new Chobani Greek Yogurt manufacturing plant that the company announced a year ago it would build in Twin Falls, Idaho. It got a LOT bigger
Aug. 16 2012
In a state often fraught with regulatory burdens, New York's political entity has finally seen the need to work with and not against agriculture in upstate. The current boom in the state's yogurt industry...
March 22 2012
Hamdi Ulukaya risked everything, and his Greek yogurt is now the nation's market leader."You cannot separate dairy products from the farm," said Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani brand yogurts who at one...
Nov. 10 2011
Processing capacity shortage is holding back the country's No. 3 milk state The Idaho dairy industry is busting to break loose. Although it became the third largest milk-producing state in the U.S. last...
Aug. 4 2010
If you have a newly-found love or fascination with yogurt and yogurt drinks, you are not alone. It seems as if your neighbor has picked up on it too, as did European yogurt giant Danone. Earlier this year,...
March 24 2010
Consumer demand for dairy products slid last year - commercial disappearance was down 1.2 percent. While this may be disappointing to hear, there is one product category that is making plans for serious...