All yogurt varieties provide protein and calcium, and different flavors and varieties offer options such as nonfat, sweetened or soybean. Some yogurt manufacturers add prebiotics to products while others add omega-3 fats and sterols to increase health benefits.
Harley Farms, which is located in Pescadero, Calif., won five major cheese awards last week from the American Cheese Society. The dairy opened 12 years ago and distributes its goat cheeses to U.S. retailers and caterers.
Whole Foods is working to convince shoppers that its stores can be an economical option. The company is stressing value in its ads, offering increased discounts and adding more store brands amid a pullback in consumer spending.
Jonathan White, owner of Bobolink Dairy, teaches cheese lovers how to make their favorite blue, goat or cheddar cheeses at home. For $50, White's students get to tour the creamery and witness the cheese-making process from start to finish.