The Grande Whey Blog

4 Benefits of Using Greek Yogurt Powder in Food & Beverage Products

Posted by Nicole Mueller on Tue, Apr 02, 2019 @ 09:30 AM

The popularity of Greek yogurt has skyrocketed in the United States from a fledgling 1% market share in 2007 to more than 50% a little more than a decade later. What’s more, leading market researchers anticipate a steady increase in sales for Greek yogurt through 2021 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.85%.

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Categories: Consumer Trends, Grande Primo


7 Innovative Uses for Dried Yogurt Powder

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Feb 12, 2019 @ 09:36 AM

Yogurt has long been a go-to ingredient for many manufacturers, and the consumption of yogurt has consistently grown year over year. In 2017, the market topped $8.8 billion and is expected to reach $9.8 billion by 2022.

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Categories: Grande Primo, Improving Texture


5 Great Uses for Dried Yogurt Powder

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Jan 29, 2019 @ 11:20 AM

Fresh yogurt is a popular ingredient for health-conscious consumers, and sales are expected to continue climbing for the foreseeable future. But many food manufacturers find it challenging to incorporate yogurt into their formulations because it requires a specific type of permit, has a relatively short shelf life, and has risks of contamination that other products don’t.

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Categories: Grande Primo, Improving Texture, Creamy


How One Manufacturer Used Yogurt Powder to Boost Protein in a Beverage

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Jun 13, 2017 @ 08:06 AM

Are you developing a formulation that requires the uniquely tart flavor and creamy texture of yogurt…but working with fresh yogurt is becoming too costly to justify its use? This was the situation one of our customers was in a few months ago when they reached out to ask us to help with a smoothie reformulation project.

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Categories: Ingredient Replacement, Consumer Trends, Grande Primo, Beverages


The Meal Replacement Challenge

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, May 24, 2016 @ 08:10 AM

Food and beverage manufacturers are faced with a challenge to keep up with the growing meal replacement market. As more and more consumers ditch the conventional 3 square meals a day for 4-5 smaller meals and snacks, the demand for easy, on-the-go meals are at an all-time high. Today’s consumers want something that can be eaten on the run that will keep them full until their next meal. However, with consumers also being pickier about the nutrition and naturalness of their food, manufacturers have to think carefully about how they formulate their products.

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Categories: WPCrisp, Grande Ultra, Grande Primo, Improving Nutrition


2016 Food Trends: Drinkable Yogurt on the Rise

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Apr 26, 2016 @ 08:02 AM

Despite several years of mixed success with consumers, drinkable yogurts and other fermented beverages are emerging with new formats and target markets to re-establish themselves with today’s shoppers. As a matter of fact, new product launch numbers for these beverages have increased significantly over the past five years, accounting for 8.5% of all global dairy launches monitored by Innova Market Insights in 2015. As products like protein-packed breakfast smoothies and fitness shakes win over today’s healthy beverage shoppers, beverage manufacturers have an opportunity to capitalize this resurging trend. 

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Categories: Consumer Trends, Grande Primo