Food and beverage product developers continue to find new approaches to plant based product development. New technologies, consumer insights and increased scope of distribution have led momentum in the plant based segment.
Each of the new products are made with three simple ingredients
January 23, 2023
With three simple ingredients, purified water, sea salt, oats/almonds, and no oils or gums, the brand designed the latest offerings to meet the needs of consumers seeking products with fewer ingredients at an accessible price point.
The new flavor will be available in both dairy and almond milk non-dairy versions
December 12, 2022
Ben & Jerry's presents "Lights! Caramel! Action! directed by Ava DuVernay," featuring an ensemble cast of vanilla ice cream with salted caramel swirls, graham cracker swirls and gobs of chocolate chip cookie dough.
The creamy, dairy-free product makes provides consumers with an option to create café-quality pumpkin spice lattes at home
August 30, 2022
Inspired by the success of Califia’s Oat Barista Blend, Pumpkin Spice Oat Barista froths, steams and is made with simple, plant-based ingredients, including real pumpkin puree plus cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger.
KIND leans further into breakfast as changing consumer behavior sparks in-home opportunity
April 7, 2021
KIND Healthy Snacks (KIND) announced its first-ever frozen breakfast snack offering, KIND FROZEN™ Smoothie Bowl. Just as it disrupted and elevated the bar aisle, KIND will bring its plant-based equity to the breakfast category via a new, frozen format.
Americans are drinking less milk. Milk consumption has dropped by 40% since 1975 and the trend is accelerating as more people embrace plant-based milk alternatives such as oat, almond, rice, and coconut milk. According to the USDA annual milk consumption data, in 2018, the average person in the US consumed 146lb (17 gallons) of milk, down from 247lb (almost 29 gallons) in 1975.
In tandem with the launch of Silk's first-ever kids' product, Danone North America convenes children's nutrition experts to discuss our new normal and makes $100,000 product donation to communities in need
December 28, 2020
Silk Kids Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative 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 ounce than average flavored yogurt alternatives.
In the past few years, retailers and restaurants alike have seen a swift rise in nut milks, coconut milk and most recently, oat milk. These growing options are all tied into greater consumer demand for plant-based alternatives.
Prepared Foods gets an inside look with Califia Farms co-founder, CEO Greg Steltenpohl
March 25, 2020
Califia Farms is perhaps best known for its refrigerated cold brew beverages and plant milks in distinctive, contoured 48oz plastic bottles (reminiscent of traditional milk bottles). It also processes and sells refrigerated oat milk creamers and yogurts in 25.4oz plastic bottles and plant-based drinkable yogurts in single-serve 8oz varieties.