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Plant-based priorities – dairy companies with a stake in dairy-free

6 Jul 2020

Andy Coyne rounds up what the world's leading dairy businesses, or food majors with a significant dairy offering, are providing in the dairy-free product area.

Hatching new ideas – Big Food's incubator and accelerator programmes

28 May 2020

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the consumer trends shaping demand.

US dairy - a need for a major re-think

19 Mar 2020

Our columnist Victor Martino looks at the problems facing the ailing US dairy industry and at its prospects for turning things around.

Chobani unveils spring incubator cohorts

11 Mar 2020

Chobani, the US-based yogurt business, has announced the latest round of cohorts for its spring incubator programme.

Fad or fixture? - US oat-based dairy deep dive, part two

22 Jan 2020

In part two of our look at the oat-based dairy alternatives market in the US, Andy Coyne asks looks at what could lie ahead for the category.

Milking demand for alternatives - US oat-based dairy deep dive, part one

21 Jan 2020

In the first of a two-part feature, Andy Coyne charts the emergence of the market for oat-based dairy alternatives in the US.

New products - Nestlé expands A2 range of products in China; Pots & Co ventures into hot puddings; Chobani moves beyond yogurts; Ferrero expands chocolate range

22 Nov 2019

The products we picked out this week include Chobani expanding its range beyond yogurts in the US and Ferrero entering a new segment in the same market.

US chickpea pasta start-up Banza raises multi-millions in funding round

14 Nov 2019

Banza, a US start-up business that makes pasta from chickpeas, has received a boost from a funding round.

Shake-up at US yogurt business Chobani sees Peter McGuinness become president while CFO departs

28 Aug 2019

Chobani, the US-based Greek yogurt business, has restructured its management team with chief commercial and marketing manager Peter McGuinness being promoted to president.

New products - Nestle's ice cream push in China; Kellogg's Nutri-Grain for kids; Chobani nut butter yogurt; Danone's So Delicious yogurt alternatives

19 Jul 2019

This week's batch of new products includes Kellogg pushing Nutri-Grain into US kids category and a nut butter line of Greek yogurts from Chobani. 

Chobani, Fair Trade USA to work on milk certification

2 Jul 2019

US Greek-style yogurt company Chobani is working on the first "standard and certification programme" for the country's dairy industry.

The most-read news on just-food in 2018

20 Dec 2018

The news stories that caught your eye in 2018 included a number of M&A deals, CEOs departing and emerging brands entering new markets.

New Products - Unilever brings Ben & Jerry's Moo-phoria ice cream to UK; Nestle breakfast cereals go organic; Quirch Foods unveils frozen brand Mambo; PepsiCo launches Kurkure sub-brand in India

21 Sep 2018

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Nestle taking some of its breakfast cereals into the organic category, high-protein, no-added sugar yogurts from Chobani in Australia and the first chilled milk product from the UK's Good Hemp.

Chobani founder adamant will never sell the business, but open to IPO

20 Sep 2018

Hamdi Ulukaya, the entrepreneur behind the innovative Greek-style yogurt business Chobani, says he would never consider selling the US company he founded more than a decade ago to a global food heavyweight after a number of approaches in recent years.

Chobani unveils US participants for autumn incubator programme

18 Sep 2018

US yogurt maker Chobani has unveiled six participants for its autumn incubator programme, which supports start-up businesses through investment and mentorship.

Chobani president, COO Tim Brown exits

11 Sep 2018

Tim Brown, Chobani's president and COO, has left the US-based dairy business, with no plans to fill the positions.

New Products - ABF's Jordans launches healthy children's cereal Funny Crisp in France; Farmwise creates Chicken Veggie Nuggets and Tenders; Barilla leans to plant-based with chickpea, lentil pasta in US; Dairy Crest reformulates Clover Light

7 Sep 2018

This week's round-up of the most notable product development from the international food sector includes news of a range of vegetarian meals from Birds Eye in the UK, Mars' confectionery brand M&M's moving into cakes and Tine's foray into plant-based foods.

New Products: Hormel Foods unveils Skippy P.B. Fruit Bites; Kind makes sports nutrition debut with protein bars launch; Pioneer Food Group's Lizi's moves into breakfast drinks; Chobani targets savoury with squeezy Greek yogurt product

9 Aug 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Chobani gets new minority investor

2 Jul 2018

Chobani has seen private-equity firm TPG exit its shareholder roster, with the US-based dairy business announcing fresh investment from Canadian pension fund Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan.

Chobani unveils line-up for third US incubator

12 Mar 2018

US yogurt maker Chobani has unveiled the start-up businesses which will make up the 'class' in the third version of its domestic incubator programme.

Chobani reveals Australia incubator members

8 Feb 2018

US-based yogurt maker Chobani has named its picks for its incubator programme in Australia.

How is Big Food using accelerators and incubators?

6 Feb 2018

As food majors in North America and Europe try to kick-start sales, some are using accelerators and incubators to support start-ups, tap into the new trends shaping the industry - and how to innovate to meet them.

US yogurt maker Chobani unveils "brand evolution"

29 Nov 2017

New York State-based yogurt maker Chobani has revealed an image makeover and unveiled plans to diversify into new products.

Chobani names picks for second US incubator programme

26 Sep 2017

US yogurt maker Chobani has selected seven start-up enterprises to join its so-called incubator programme, the second wave of businesses to join the project since it was launched last year.

US yogurt maker Chobani launches food incubator in Australia

6 Sep 2017

Chobani, the US yogurt maker, has launched a second food incubator - this one in Australia.

What's the next chapter for yogurt in the US?

17 Aug 2017

In a US packaged food market that has struggled for growth for much of the last decade, the yogurt category has been a success story, driven by the rise of Greek-style products, itself a segment propelled by one business - Chobani. However, 2016 saw the growth of the category and of Greek specifically grind to a halt. just-food's US columnist Victor Martino argues Greek will remain the dominant force in US yogurt but he observes a jostling for position as yogurt makers look for the next wave of growth.

Chobani moves out of Greek-style yogurt in US

28 Jun 2017

US-based yogurt manufacturer Chobani has launched its first product outside the Greek-style segment in its domestic market.

Chobani incubator scheme returns

10 May 2017

US yoghurt maker Chobani, which last year launched an incubator programme for six start-up food businesses, is to hold the scheme again and has invited applications for consideration.

Ex-Nestle exec Tim Brown named Chobani president, COO

7 Mar 2017

Former Nestle executive Tim Brown has been hired by Chobani to become the Greek-style yogurt producer's president and COO.





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