SCOTLAND – Graham’s The Family Dairy has expanded its Goodness product range with a new Cottage Cheese with a fruit layer, set to launch in Scotland this month.

The new product is said to be Scotland’s first high protein, lower sugar, fruit layer cottage cheese and a source of ‘good’ bacteria, making it suitable for customers looking for products that promote gut health.

It contains over 18g of protein in each pot, with the frit layer sitting below a deliciously fresh tasting cottage cheese layer at the top.

With millions of live bacteria, the cottage cheese can help meet growing demand for a balanced diet especially among the health-conscious consumers.

Goodness Cottage Cheese is lower in sugar and fat and the high protein content also makes the consumer feel fuller for longer.

“Cottage cheese as a new addition to our Goodness range balances perfectly with all our latest high protein dairy products due to their natural, fresh ingredients created by a Scottish family business,” said Robert Graham, Managing Director of Graham’s the Family Dairy.

“Our Goodness ice cream has exceeded all expectations and we hope that people are just as keen to try our cottage cheese with fruit layer.

“As a tasty, healthy snack Goodness cottage cheese is high in protein and with millions of live bacteria, is great for your gut too.

“Innovation and product development are something we pride ourselves on.

“Grahams The Family Dairy has grown through three generations of dairy farmers, celebrating our 80th anniversary this year, we will continue to create delicious and nutritional dairy products for our customers from all over Scotland, as well as the rest of the UK.”

Graham’s Goodness Cottage Cheese will be available across all Aldi stores in Scotland, then M&S Scotland stores in three fruit-filled flavours: strawberry, peach and black cherry.

“Cottage cheese is a great “anytime” snack, naturally high in protein, delicious and satisfying,” said Julian Mellentin, Director of nutrition & health consultancy.

“New Nutrition Business Graham’s new Goodness cottage cheese with fruit flavours is something completely new to the UK, and even better, it comes from a small family dairy using milk from traditional farms in Scotland.

“The taste and healthfulness of cottage cheese has always been understood but this is the first time a product has raised the bar with taste, interesting flavours and convenience.”

The company which also makes Gold, Organic, milk, butter, soured cream, quark, Protein 22, Skyr, Protein 40 recently launched a new line of high-protein ice cream, expanding its dairy products portfolio.

Called Goodness Ice Cream, the new range is a good source of fibre, has over 20g of protein in each tub and only a quarter of the calories compared to other creams.