Challenges in yoghurt processing – and how the experts solve them

It’s no overstatement to say that dairy products have been part of Kenneth Sjöström’s life since birth. The Tetra Pak dairy process engineer grew up on a farm and as a child helped to milk cows and collect milk for the local dairy.

Yoghurt goes ambient​

Ambient yoghurt is one of the most exciting dairy categories right now, with the product already huge in China and rapidly catching on elsewhere. But while interest is growing globally, few yoghurt producers have the knowledge and expertise necessary to seize on the business opportunities presented by these relatively complicated products.
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5 things to consider when selecting packaging for your drinking yoghurt

How do you choose the package that is best for your ambient drinking yoghurt product – and for your consumers? Get expert advice here.
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Packaging material explained in 3 minutes

How do we make the packaging material that keeps drinking yoghurt and other sensitive products safe and protected, but also attractive and convenient for consumers? And while being as sustainable as possible? Learn how in our short film.

Packaging material explained in 3 minutes

How do we make the packaging material that keeps drinking yoghurt and other sensitive products safe and protected, but also attractive and convenient for consumers? And while being as sustainable as possible? Learn how in our short film.

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Understanding ambient yoghurt

Ambient yoghurt is experiencing a growth spurt in popularity. While global production volumes of most yoghurt types grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4% during the period 2013-2016, ambient yoghurt production grew at a CAGR of 19% in the same period. This niche product, currently rising from small volumes, is gaining attention as a convenient and healthy consumer drink.​​​ In this revised white paper, we lay out some of these challenges in more detail, offering advice and technical guidance reflecting best practices in the dairy industry.​​
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Support from product idea to commercial production

In this video, our experts Dan Björklund and Rachel Shen explain the innovation process with the use of product development centres. They dicuss three different products including ambient yoghurt with particles.
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Driving innovation through virtual new product development during Covid-19

While travel restrictions due to Covid-19 , our Product Development Centres is offering real-time, high-resolution live streaming of product trials.

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Clean-label yoghurt: what you need to know

Consumers are increasingly aware of the ingredients in the food. Our white paper gives an introduction to “clean label” yoghurt made with fewer additives.