Fermented milk from yogurt to kefir to buttermilk is spiking in popularity. It’s estimated to grow 3.7% CAGR from 2017 to 2023, thanks to its long shelf-life, easy digestion and antioxidants.
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Quark could be the next big thing in health. The fermented dairy product is already popular in Europe. Quark is made from milk protein, which is separated from the milk when it is warmed. Three Kansas State University students recently won a National Dairy Council product competition for a drink they invented called Quick-Quark. Dubbed “The next Greek yogurt,” the creamy drink is made with fermented whole milk, cream, milk protein concentrate and sweetened condensed milk. Quick-Quark has 14 grams of protein in a 150-gram serving, double the protein of the average Greek yogurt drink. Fruit is added to create the fruity pina colada and acai blueberry flavors. The students plan to sell their product in a resealable pouch.
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Probiotics are good for the bones, a new study finds. Older women who took probiotics had less bone weakening than women who did not take probiotics. Fermented foods rich in probiotics include pickled veggies (sauerkraut, pickles, kimchi), yogurt, kefir, kvass and natto.
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Consumers want to buy probiotic-enriched products, fermented plant-based products and fermented dairy products, says the principal scientist for CHR Hansen. Younger consumers especially want more fermented foods in their diet – and on their kid’s plates.
Today’s Got Milk ads better include the fermented variety. Fermented milk from yogurt to kefir to buttermilk is spiking in popularity. It’s estimated to grow 3.7% (CAGR) from 2017 to 2023, thanks to its long shelf-life, easy digestion and antioxidants.