ICELANDIC YOGURT WITH ADD-INS
siggi’s developed siggi’s SIMPLE SIDES, a new product line that brings together the brand’s Icelandic whole milk skyr yogurt and simple, no added sugar add-ins. Varieties include Vanilla Yogurt with Dried Coconut & Cacao Nibs, Honey Yogurt with Dried Figs & Walnuts, Vanilla Yogurt with Almonds & Dried Cherries and Plain Yogurt with Muesli & Currants. siggi’s SIMPLE SIDES contain on average 15 grams of protein and 11 grams of sugar per 5.3-ounce serving, and are available for a suggested retail price of $1.99.
DUNKABLE CHEESE CUPS
The Laughing Cow debuted The Laughing Cow Cheese Cups, available in a portable, dunkable cup. The new cups come in Creamy Swiss Original, Creamy Swiss Garlic & Herb and Creamy White Cheddar Flavor, and are sold in the deli aisle at major retailers.
SPANISH GOAT MILK CHEESE
Rogers Collection introduced three new diverse goat milk cheeses to the La Cabezuela product line. For instance, the 2-month aged Traditional Semicurado boasts a lightly hand-salted, herbal, grassy smooth flavor, while the Lingote Cremaso—inspired by the classic French brie—delivers a soft aroma and delicate mouthfeel with a natural white rind developed from 45 days of aging in the cellar. Lastly, the Roy Goat Cheddar is an homage to the buttery cow’s milk English cheddars. The goat milk used comes exclusively from the breed native to the Guadarrama mountains outside of Madrid. Also new is the Roy Goat Cheddar wheel, which requires the skilled ritual of cracking. The tools include a cable of iron inox, which cuts close to the pore of the cheese and invites some of the mold into the wheel, as well as a “lace knife.”
NUTRITIONALLY ENHANCED GELATO
Thrive Frozen Nutrition launched Thrive Gelato, a nutritionally enhanced product for the healthcare, senior living and sports nutrition industries. Thrive Gelato is gelato enhanced with high-quality milk proteins (whey and casein) and 24 vitamins and minerals. It also supports the nutritional strategies of dietitians and foodservice professionals as a supplement, dessert or better-for-you snack, as a 4-ounce cup includes 9 grams of protein and 24 vitamins and minerals, and is gluten free, certified kosher and suitable for dysphagia diets. Thrive Gelato comes in Butter Pecan, Wild Berry, Chocolate and Vanilla, and is sold in cases of 36 through various group purchasing organizations, distributors and online.
SIDE-BY-SIDE YOGURT PAIRINGS
noosa now offers classic yogurt flavors paired side-by-side. Available in Strawberry & Banana, Coconut & Pineapple, Raspberry & Blueberry, Caramel & Apple and Blueberry & Lemon, these side-by-sides boast a suggested retail price of $2.49 for a 7-ounce container.
PROTEIN CREAM CHEESE
Belle Chevre introduced Belle Chevre Cream Cheese. This protein-packed cream cheese delivers 6 grams of protein, less than 8 grams of fat and only 100 calories. It comes in Original, Honey, Cinnamon, Coffee and Fig, and is available in stores nationwide.
Roth introduced a new soft-ripened cheese dubbed Monroe, a nod to the company’s headquarters in Monroe, Wis.
Roth introduced a new soft-ripened cheese dubbed Monroe, a nod the company’s headquarters, Monroe, Wis. Made in 1.6-pound wheels, the limited-production cheese is smeared and turned by hand every day as it ages for 30 days in cellars adjacent to Roth’s Grand Cru alpine-style cheeses. Monroe’s brine-washed rind is tan with hints of pink and tacky to the touch, and features a fudge-like density true to traditional double cream cheeses. Monroe is available at select cheese shops and specialty stores, including Whole Foods Markets in the Midwest and Murray’s Cheese Shop in New York City, among others.
Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream & Desserts released new bite-sized mochi flavors. Strawberry Rhubarb is a freshly-picked flavor combination of sweetness and tartness, while Meyer Lemon combines sweet lemon and orange citrus. New flavors for the fall include Peppermint Candy, Chocolate Eggnog, Gingerbread and Pumpkin Pie. These flavors are sold individually for a limited time inside select Whole Foods Market self-serve mochi ice cream coolers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $2.
PROTEIN ICE CREAM ON A STICK
Incom Leone debuted AL!VE ice cream brand. AL!VE High Protein Vanilla Ice Cream Lolly is said to be one of the first protein ice creams on a stick. Mini Meal Lolly simulates Greek Yogurt with Berry Fruits and Muesli, and is dubbed as the first ice cream lolly with muesli (cereals) pieces inside. AL!VE ice cream is sold in ICELAND Food Warehouse stores in the UK.
PETITE-SIZED FRENCH-STYLE YOGURT
General Mills’ Oui by Yoplait brand released new Oui by Yoplait Petites, sold in pairs of small 3.5-ounce glass pots. Crafted using the same cup set technique as Oui by Yoplait, Oui Petites are created by pouring simple ingredients like whole milk and cultures into individual glass pots. They are then left to set for eight hours, which helps create the yogurt’s thick and creamy texture. The French-style yogurt comes in Sea Salt Caramel, Chocolate with Shavings, Dark Chocolate Raspberry and Caramelized Apple, and is available in major grocery and retail stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $2.39 for a 2-pack.
VANILLA DRINKABLE GOAT’S MILK YOGURT
Coach Farm introduced a new Vanilla flavor to its line of Yo-Goat drinkable goat’s milk yogurt. The new vanilla SKU is crafted with a blend of vanilla beans and Madagascar vanilla extract. Yo-Goat is an on-the-go, drinkable yogurt composed of Grade-A cultured goat milk and all-natural flavors. In addition, each bottle delivers a good source of calcium and protein.
SOUR CREAM ALTERNATIVE
Chobani introduced Chobani Savor, an alternative to sour cream that boasts Greek yogurt. Ideal for use as a topping, Chobani Savor is said to deliver 50% fewer calories, 75% less fat and twice the protein than the equivalent amount of sour cream. Chobani Savor comes in a 14-ounce squeezable, easy-to-use resealable pouch for a suggested retail price of $2.99.
ICE CREAM CAKE
Carvel developed Ice Cream Crunchie Cakes, which boast crunchies layered on the inside, as well as on the top and sides of the cake to ensure crunch. The new Ice Cream Crunchie Cakes come in Chocolate and Strawberry, as well as limited-edition Mint and Orange. The round cake serves up to six people and is available nationwide at select retailers, including ShopRite, Publix, Giant Eagle, Food Lion, BJ’s Wholesale Club and Harris Teeter for a suggested retail price of $11.99.
OREO COOKIE-FLAVORED CREAMER
International Delight partnered with OREO, produced by Nabisco (Mondelez International) and Cadbury, to develop an OREO cookie-flavored creamer.
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