Congratulations to the top-five winners in our 2021 Best New Refrigerated Retail Products Contest! These five companies pulled away from the other 25 nominated foods in online voting from August 3 to September 3, and will be honored with individual Q&As in our December magazine.
Silk, a leader in plant-based food & beverage offerings, is turning the yogurt aisle on its head with new Silk Greek Style Coconutmilk Yogurt Alternatives – the product of a multiyear effort to deliver the signature traits of Greek, without the traditional ingredient of dairy, resulting in a breakthrough combination of thick texture and a good source of plant-based protein, all in a great-tasting, plant-based yogurt alternative line.
Hälsa, the maker of the first and only 100% clean organic oatmilk yogurt, is expanding its retail footprint across the country adding more than 160 National Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stores across 20 states heavily concentrated in the Colorado market.
Siggi’s, the pioneer of lower sugar yogurt with simple ingredients, is kicking off National Nutrition Month with the launch of a new lower sugar 2% lowfat yogurt line and extensions to the existing plant-based line. The new lower sugar offering contains 50% less sugar than the leading Greek yogurt and is available in a variety of flavors and sizes. The brand’s plant-based line is expanding with plant-based drinks and a 24 oz. Vanilla tub.
Hälsa, maker of the first and only 100% clean organic oatmilk yogurt, is expanding its product line with the addition of a 24 oz. family size Plain Unsweetened Zero Sugar Oatmilk Yogurt. The new Zero Sugar oatmilk yogurt has only 90 calories per serving and has multiple uses as a base for making healthy probiotic smoothies, dips, sauces, salad dressings and many other plant-based recipes at home.
Lavva, the plant-based foods brand known for its rich Pili nut yogurt, is expanding into the milk alternative industry, which is expected to reach $21.52 billion by 2024. The Lavva Plant Milks will launch nationwide exclusively at Whole Foods Market in September 2020, with Plant Creamer following shortly thereafter in October. As the category's first Pili nut-based line, Lavva's new Unsweetened Plant Milk, Chocolate Plant Milk and Unsweetened Plant Creamer are a cleaner, more sustainable alternative to dairy and set a higher standard for plant-based alternatives.
Meet Molten Lavva: the first of its kind indulgent yogurt that is vegan, cultured, and keto-certified. Boasting an indulgent taste, Molten Lavva has a decadent and creamy texture achieved by using the superfood ingredient, the Pili nut, a buttery tasting nut high in protein, calcium, and potassium. Molten is available nationwide at Sprouts and is available in five decadent flavors including Chocolate, Key Lime, Espresso, Chocolate Raspberry and Vanilla Chai.
Unlike many other vegan options, AYO Almondmilk Yogurt not only boasts what it doesn’t have, like dairy, cholesterol or anything artificial, it is filled with heart healthy nutrition. AYO is high in fiber and low in saturated fat. Each creamy, probiotic-rich cup features less added sugar than most dairy or plant-based yogurts and only 150-160 calories.
So Delicious Dairy Free has launched their new So Delicious Pairings Coconutmilk Yogurt Alternative--a coconut milk yogurt alternative base crafted with organic coconuts and live and active cultures, paired with carefully curated toppings. The newest innovation from So Delicious is available in four flavors.