Ski D’Lite relaunches with 25 per cent less sugar
October 5, 2015

Ski Di’Lite yoghurt has been relaunched with 25 per cent less added sugar.   The yoghurts will continue to be low-fat and come in a variety of flavours including strawberry, smashed berry and peach & mango.   A new marketing campaign will accompany the relaunch. Titled ‘Practically Perfect’ it will focus in on Australian mothers trying to do their best in raising their children.   Advertising efforts will include a video in which children recognise their Mum as being perfect... ...Read more »

Nudie introduces coconut-based ‘yoghurt’ range
September 28, 2015

Nudie has introduced a new range of yoghurts made from fermented coconut milk instead of cow’s milk.   The new products are claimed to be dairy-free, gluten-free, ‘low in sugar’ and ‘contain no additives’. Nudie says it hopes the  product range will capture the attention of those Australians who avoid dairy. The company believes 1/3 of Australians currently avoid eating dairy products.   Nudie has made the coconut yoghurts available in three flavours; natural, vanilla and blueberry.... ...Read more »

Vitasoy enters almond milk market
September 28, 2015

Soy milk manufacturer Vitasoy is entering the almond milk market with two new products, almond milk original and almond milk unsweetened.   Vitasoy is expanding into almond milk as it believes 12 per cent of Australian households currently consume the dairy alternative.   The new products will be made in Australia using Australian almonds from the Murray River and Riverina regions.   Both options have received a four star rating on the Federal Government’s health star rating system.... ...Read more »

Dairy industry leads in new protein claims
September 28, 2015

Nearly four per cent of global launches recorded by Innova Market Insights in the financial year ending the 30 June 2015 used a protein marketing claim.   The claims were either ‘high-in-protein’ claims or ‘source-of-protein claims’.   Dairy products were the main category using a protein claim, eight per cent of new dairy products included an advertised protein feature. Within the yoghurt category alone this figure jumps to 14 per cent.   Director of Innova Market Insights... ...Read more »

Sipahh launches Halloween inspired flavour
September 28, 2015

Australian Beverage brand Sipahh has launched a new flavour to help celebrate Halloween. ‘Ghostly Gooseberry’ will come in specially-designed Halloween themed packaging and is being advertised as a healthier option for tricker-or-treaters. Sipahh straws, which add flavour to milk using tapioca balls, contain less than half a tablespoon of sugar per serving. At the same time as launching the Halloween inspired flavour, Sipahh is looking back on winter with five new flavours which reflect the colder... ...Read more »

Bulla launches much-anticipated product innovation at Fine Food Australia
September 21, 2015

This year’s Fine Food Australia will be a veritable showcase of new products and innovations, one of the highlights is taking place at the Bulla Family Dairy stand. Today Bulla launched a groundbreaking new product which is guaranteed to be a source of excitement over the four days.  Unveiled at Fine Food Australia today, Bulla Gastronorm is a new solution designed to enable more efficient and easy product use in busy commercial kitchens. Created in conjunction with professional chefs, Bulla Gastronorm... ...Read more »

Another crackdown on free-range egg claims
September 16, 2015

The Australian Federal Court has ruled that RL Adams Pty Ltd, trading as Darling Downs Fresh Eggs, engaged in misleading conduct and representations when labelling and promoting its eggs as ‘free-range’.   Darling Downs Fresh Eggs admitted that between the 31 December 2013 and the 6 October 2014 that its hens were kept indoors at all times despite free-range packaging claims.   In a media release on the Darling Downs Fresh Eggs webiste RL Adams Pty Ltd said it was so focused on protecting... ...Read more »

Bega Cheese profits drop as dairy industry shifts into difficult time
August 31, 2015

Bega Cheese has not escaped dairy industry troubles announcing a big drop in profits for the 12 months ended the 30 June 2015.   The company announced net profits after tax of $12.4 million, a fall of 81 per cent on record  2014 results.   Bega saw a $29 million reduction in returns from global commodity sales which the dairy producer said significantly impacted results.   Despite the profit drop, Bega Cheese believes it has responded well to falling dairy prices caused by an... ...Read more »

Bulla launches greek-style frozen yoghurt range
August 17, 2015

Bulla has launched a new greek-style frozen yoghurt range. The new range includes blueberry, raspberry and honey flavours. Bulla says the yoghurt is made with ‘real fruit’ and contains no artificial flavours or colours. It  is also made from fresh low-fat yoghurt and contains less than 69 calories per serve. The yoghurt is available for both supermarket and commercial purchase. Bulla’s greek-style range will join other frozen yoghurt offerings from Bulla including low-fat yoghurt tubs and... ...Read more »

Devondale introduces Cultured Style butter range
August 5, 2015

Murray Goulburn’s dairy brand Devondale has introduced a new butter range called ‘Cultured Style’. This latest offering from Devondale is inspired by the European way of culturing butter which brings out sweet and tangy flavours. Devondale has three products in the Cultured Style range, Cultured Style Salted Butter – A salted version of the butter which Devondale says is ideal for butter sauces or melting over vegetables. Cultured Style Unsalted Butter – Cultured style butter... ...Read more »

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