Modern Meat announces the launch of its dairy alternative milk line featuring an Oat Milk, Almond Milk and Barista Edition Alternative Milk. The ingredients used in the milks will be all natural, vegan, and GMO free.
Coconut Bliss, maker of plant-based frozen desserts, announces the launch of their first ever at-home ice cream machine, the Bliss Maker. The development of the Bliss Maker was a direct response to a growing consumer interest for at-home experiences amidst the pandemic. Along with the Bliss Maker, the brand unveiled two Coconut Bliss soft serve mixes, Dark Chocolate and Madagascan Vanilla, that provide consumers the same quality ingredients, creamy texture, and "OMG it's vegan?" taste, from the comfort of their own homes.
Vegan frozen dessert brand Jolly Llama is on a mission to create ice cream novelties that taste just as good as the original dairy treats, but cater to people with dietary restrictions and food sensitivities. Using ingredients like coconut milk, locally sourced fresh fruits, and more, they have created nostalgic frozen treats of our childhood, guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
Brands include Breyers, Good Humor, Klondike, Magnum ice cream, Popsicle and Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto, with dairy and non-dairy options.
January 7, 2021
Unilever, the world's largest ice cream company, announced 25 new innovations across six of its packaged ice cream and frozen novelty brands, including Breyers, Good Humor, Klondike, Magnum ice cream, Popsicle and Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto. Now available in major retailers nationwide, these new creations include reimagined nostalgic treats, the expansion of several fan-favorite lines, uniquely indulgent flavors, and formats, and better-for-you options for every occasion and ice cream fan.
As coffee lovers look for new ways to get the most out of their morning cup, natural bliss is introducing two plant-based creamers with functional benefits: Vanilla Flavored Creamer with Prebiotic Fiber, and Sweet Almond Flavored Creamer with Protein & MCT Oil. Each made with a simple blend of oat and almond milk – plus ingredients like inulin, pea protein and MCT oil – these creamers will make prioritizing your health easier than ever this new year.
In tandem with the launch of Silk's first-ever kids' product, Danone North America makes $100,000 product donation to communities in need.
December 11, 2020
Silk Kids Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative is the latest innovation from Silk, America's number-one plant-based beverage and a leader in yogurt alternatives, and is designed with kids and parents in mind. The new yogurt alternative is fortified with Calcium and Vitamin D to help support strong bones and has 25% less sugar per ounce1 than average flavored yogurt alternatives. Silk Kids Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative is also peanut-free, gluten-free, lactose-free and Non-GMO Project Verified – making it a good allergen-friendly option for lunchtime and snack time. The dairy-free yogurt alternative comes in three delicious flavors including Mixed Berry, Apple Cinnamon and Strawberry, and will be available at select retailers starting December 2020.
World of Chobani Probiotics is a portfolio of yogurts and drinks, kids pouches and shakes, and non-dairy products featuring probiotics.
December 11, 2020
Chobani, maker of Greek yogurts, oat milks, probiotic drinks, and creamers, announced the debut of the new World of Chobani Probiotics, a full portfolio of probiotic yogurts and drinks, kids pouches and shakes, and non-dairy functional beverages with immunity-supporting probiotics. Chobani also added new items to the company's batch-made oat-based platform, including the vegan-friendly Chobani Oat Zero Sugar1 with 0 grams of sugar and two new Chobani Oat Coffee Creamers.
GT's COCOYO, from the maker of the world's best-selling Kombucha brand, GT's Living Foods, debuted refreshed labels that bring a brighter and bolder atmosphere to the stark white yogurt aisle. GT's COCOYO is crafted with raw young coconut meat and cultured to probiotic perfection, unlike the traditional yogurt category that is primarily based on dairy. This rich, creamy, and fully fermented coconut yogurt takes the digestion support and immunity-boosting benefits the company is known for beyond its beverage line, creating a complete and nutritious offering of probiotic diversity.
Califia Farms, an independently-owned, plant-based food and beverage company, is announcing national distribution for its new Plant Butters. The plant-based alternative to dairy butter is the first product outside the company's current beverage portfolio of plant-based milk, creamers, drinkable yogurts and cold brew coffee. Plant Butters are now available nationally at Whole Foods Market, Kroger, Stop & Shop, Target and other natural and major retailers.
Check out the January 2021 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, featuring the 2021 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year, Greenleaf Foods; read about the company and the plant. Also, we have alternative proteins, cold storage and COVIC-19 vaccines, new retail products, and much more!