Daiya introduced new American sliced cheese, formulated without titanium dioxide and carrageenan. Daiya Shreds – Cutting Board Collection stretches and melts just like dairy-based cheese, and comes in Cheddar Style, Mozzarella Style and Pepperjack Style. Deluxe Cheeze Sauce is sold in easy squeeze pouches in Deluxe Cheddar Style and Deluxe Alfredo Style varieties to be used on vegetables, macaroni, nachos and more. Daiya’s Greek Yogurt Alternative now comes in Plain and Vanilla flavors, made with coconut cream and featuring 6-9 grams of plant-based protein per serving. Pumpkin Spice Cheezecake is a limited-time seasonal flavor, featuring warm spices like cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. And, Garden Vegetable Cream Cheeze Style Spread fuses savory vegetables and spices for a spread made for bagels, dips and more.
STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE ICE CREAM
Graeter’s Ice Cream revealed its annual mystery flavor—Strawberry Cheesecake. Graeter’s took its decadent cheesecake ice cream and added the finest strawberries and pieces of buttery graham cracker crust. The Strawberry Cheesecake flavor is available in most Giant Eagle, Kroger and Jewel-Osco stores.
MILK-SPLASHED CEREAL IN ICE CREAM FORMAT
Ben & Jerry’s developed Cereal Splashbacks, which is ice cream that features the flavor of milk-splashed cereal. The new flavors entail Fruit Loot (cereal milk ice cream with a crisp fruity cereal swirl), Frozen Flakes (cereal milk ice cream with a crisp cereal swirl) and Cocoa Loco (chocolate cereal milk ice cream with a crisp chocolate cereal swirl).
FARMSTYLE CUT SHREDDED CHEESE
Tillamook County Creamery Association unveiled Farmstyle Cut Shredded Cheeses, a reformulation of its shredded cheese products that offer a unique, hand-grated texture for specific culinary purposes. Farmstyle Cut Shreds come in Sharp Yellow Cheddar, Cheddar Jack, Mexican 4 Cheese, Mexican 2 Cheese, Sharp White Cheddar, Medium Yellow Cheddar, Triple Cheddar, Italian Blend, Mozzarella and Colby Jack for a suggested retail price of $3.99 for an 8-ounce package, $5.99 for a 16-ounce package and $11.99 for a 32-ounce package.
CHOCOLATE MILK MADE FROM 100% COW’S MILK
a2 Milk developed Chocolate 2% Reduced Fat Milk. Made with 100% real milk made with Dutch process cocoa, a2 Milk chocolate milk is available in half-gallon cartons at Publix outlets nationwide for a suggested retail price of $3.99-$4.49.
100% GRASS-FED MILK
Maple Hill Creamery introduced 100% grass-fed organic whole milk, available in a family-sized 64-ounce half gallon. This milk is USDA- and PCO-certified organic, third-party certified 100% grass-fed, homogenized and kosher certified.
Califia Farms unveiled Organic Homestyle Nutmilks, a premiere line of USDA-certified organic almond, cashew and coconut nut milks. Sold in 750-ml bottles, these nutmilks contain nuts, water, oat fiber and a dash of sea salt, and are said to deliver twice the nut-to-water density of other nut milks.
ICE CREAM WRAPPED IN RICE DOUGH
My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream is premium ice cream wrapped in soft traditional sweet rice dough at just 110 calories per mochi ice cream ball. Flavors include Double Chocolate, Vanilla Bean, Cookies & Cream, Mint Chocolate Chip, Green Tea, Ripe Strawberry and Sweet Mango. My/Mo is available nationwide in over 4,000 retail locations, including Safeway, Whole Foods Market, Kroger and more.
SUPER-PREMIUM ICE CREAM
Isaly’s made its return to freezer shelves with Isaly’s Ice Cream, a re-launch of the iconic super-premium ice cream. The line includes Whitehouse Cherry, Maricopa, Vanilla, Chocolate, Mint Chocolate Chip and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough flavors, and is available in food chains and independent stores in Southwest Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.
DOUBLE CREAM YOGURT, WHOLE MILK DRINKABLES
Stonyfield introduced new Whole Milk Drinkables and Double Cream Yogurt, made with USDA organic milk. Perfect for an on-the-go protein snack, the Whole Milk Drinkables contain 6 grams of protein per serving, and come in Strawberry and Peach. The drinkables are available at Whole Foods nationwide for a suggested retail price of $4.99 for 4-pack of 6-ounce containers. The Double Cream Yogurt is a good source of protein and an excellent source of both calcium and vitamin D. It boasts a suggested retail price of $4.99.
CHEESE SNACKS, SPREAD
Arla Foods introduced Mediterranean Garden cream cheese spread, which consists of a blend of grilled bell peppers, olives, basil and garlic. The new Medium Cheddar sliced cheese provides a creamy texture with a mild, buttery taste ideal for grilled cheese sandwiches or cold sandwiches. And, the new snack-sized cheeses come in creamy Havarti, smooth, soft-textured Muenster, slightly sweet Gouda, and semi-soft, slightly sharp Fontina. Arla products are available at grocery stores nationwide.
GREEK YOGURT SANDWICH
Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt released the company’s first-of-its-kind sandwich in Mint and Vanilla flavors. These two sandwich offerings use a unique, round, dark chocolate wafer to hold a thick layer of creamy Greek yogurt for a portable dessert, and deliver just 120 calories and 5 grams of protein per sandwich.