General Mills launches additional regenerative dairy pilot in USA

USA – General Mills, the maker of Yoplait, Liberté and Mountain High yogurt products, has launched a three-year regenerative dairy pilot in western Michigan, USA to support the company’s commitment to advance regenerative agriculture on 1 million acres of farmland. General Mills has partnered with consultants Understanding Ag and dairy cooperative Foremost Farms to pilot regenerative practices and provide support to participating dairy farmers. The launch of Michigan, one of the company’s key sourcing region for its fluid milk supply, marks the the third regenerative agriculture pilot that the company…

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General Mills commits to 100% renewable electricity globally by 2030

USA – Minnesota-headquartered global food company, General Mills, has announced that it is investing in renewable energy efforts to support the company’s environmental goal to power its operation using 100% renewable electricity by 2030. The Yoplait and Häagen-Dazs brands owner revealed that it is currently investing in two large-scale wind farms which will produce renewable energy credits (RECs), and anaerobic digestion (which captures and uses methane from waste to generate electricity). Internationally, the company added that it is also investigating renewable projects where it has energy-intensive operations. General Mills notes…

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Yoplait releases a new Oui Petite yogurt range in USA

USA – Oui by Yoplait, the French style yogurt sold in a glass pot, has released a new petite way to enjoy the remarkable taste, texture and simplicity Oui fans know and love. The largest franchise brand of yogurt, Oui by Yoplait, has released the Oui Petites which will be sold in pairs of small 3.5 oz. glass pots and will be available in four indulgent flavors including Sea Salt Caramel, Chocolate with Shavings, Dark Chocolate Raspberry and Caramelized Apple, each sure to satisfy any sweet craving. The company said that the new range…

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Yoplait introduces a new yoghurt brand with 40% less sugar

FRANCE – Yoplait, the largest franchise brand of yogurt, has introduced a new yoghurt brand with 40% less sugar than its previous yoghurt flavours. According to the company, the new flavour brings the yogurt category a new 1-gram-sugar-per-serving option, while packing 17 grams of protein in each 5.3 oz. serving. The flavored varieties deliver 9 grams of sugar — 40 percent less than the leading Greek lowfat yogurt – and are lightly sweetened with just the right amount of cane sugar, real fruit and natural flavors. “We talked to thousands…

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