Nutrilac FO-7875 allows manufacturers to develop yogurts (both spoonable and drinkable) with higher protein content than typical products, which generally range from 5% to 9%. For example, it can be used to create a drinking yogurt with 11% protein and 0.8% fat.
The company said as well as enhancing health credentials, Nutrilac FO-7875 delivers a creamier and smoother texture, including in low-fat recipes, and does not increase viscosity. Also, it does not require the addition of stabilizers, thus allowing cleaner labels.
Nutrilac FO-7875 was developed to help meet growing demand for high-protein yogurt products, the global market for which has been forecast by Future Market Insights to grow at a CAGR of more than 8% to 2030.
Produced in Argentina, its arrival is good for South American producers, who will benefit from proximity and greater purchase flexibility.
Ignacio Estevez, application manager, South America, at Arla Foods Ingredients, said, “Nutrilac FO-7875 meets a range of market needs. It can be used to create clean-label yogurts that are not only rich in high-quality protein, but also low in fat, as well as smooth and creamy.
“This combination of benefits will allow even more manufacturers to expand their lines to include premium products that enhance brand image. We’re particularly excited about the unprecedented opportunities it offers in South American markets, where manufacturers will benefit from reduced transit time and no import fees.”