Chinese dairy company Bright Dairy is raising sales by investing heavily in its yogurt brands, Bright AB100 and Danone Bio. Chinese customers are becoming more sophisticated about their dairy products and are more interested in foods such as cheese and yogurt.
Supermarkets have lowered prices for their private label milk, hurting sales of Arla's Cravendale milk brand. The company is studying ways to restore Cravendale's sales growth, and has already extended the range to include flavored products.
Well-being is on the mind of many Americans this year, as nearly half report they want to make health-related improvements in their lives in 2006, according to a recent Wall Street Journal Online/Harris Interactive health survey. Plans for eating better, exercising more and losing weight lead the pledges for 2006.