The iconic brands' newest chocolate confections made with dairy alternatives
March 20, 2023
As more people reach for plant-based snacks, The Hershey Company is offering two options for a milk chocolate alternative. The chocolatier announced the nationwide launch of Hershey's Plant Based and the new addition of Reese's Plant Based.
New sweet treats contain 130 calories, and are available in four varieties
March 7, 2023
Creamy and indulgent, these bars are just like the classic ice cream truck favorites but are non-dairy and gluten-free, Non-GMO Project Verified, 130 calories or less and made with organic and fair-trade ingredients.
It’s always good to start a dairy report with a tall glass of milk. While it’s safe to say reports of dairy milk’s demise in the face of the plant-based boom are premature, unit sales slipped again in 2022 by 3.3%. Luckily for the industry, dollar sales increased by more than twice that percentage (7%) due to price-per-unit increases of 11 cents.
The FDA is in the process of developing a draft guidance to address the labeling and naming of other plant-based alternative products
February 24, 2023
"Today's draft guidance was developed to help address the significant increase in plant-based milk alternative products that we have seen become available in the marketplace over the past decade," said FDA Commissioner Robert M. Califf, M.D.
Food & beverage companies continue to support R&D investment in protein technologies. Novel proteins and precision fermentation are just two trends that are taking off in product development featuring protein ingredients.
February 9, 2023
Liberation Labs is commercializing precision fermentation with a global network of purpose built, international manufacturing facilities that enable the next wave of biotechnology advancements to produce alternative protein at scale.
Dairy-free cheeses, plant based ice cream and milk alternatives make up the innovation landscape in the booming category
August 17, 2022
"As demand for vegan cheese continues to grow, many consumers have been vocal about how difficult it has been to find a plant-based cheese that lives up to their expectations," said David Cherrie, Saputo Dairy USA vice president, marketing and innovation.
It’s no longer enough for dairy alternatives to simply be plant-based. Increasingly, new product development is focused on products that replicate the taste, texture and nutritional content of their conventional dairy equivalents.
This month’s collection includes plant based milk, creamers and a2 chocolate milk
June 29, 2022
Organic Valley introduced two premium lactose-free organic creamers in French Vanilla and Sweet Cream flavors. Officials say the products also contain 40% less sugar than the leading flavored creamer brand, as well as no artificial ingredients.
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