Califia Farms launches first dairy-free probiotic yogurt

Dairy alternatives manufacturer Califia Farms has launched a breakthrough line of dairy-free yogurt drinks made with the Califia Culture Blend. This distinct trio of 10 billion live, active probiotic CFUs is powered by BB-12, a strain developed by Chr. Hansen for dairy alternatives last year. Califia Farms is the first to batch ferment the BB-12 strain in a non-dairy yogurt. “Increasingly, consumers are realizing the importance of probiotics because of their enormous digestive and immune health benefits,” says Greg Steltenpohl, CEO, Califia Farms. “And until now, there hasn’t been a non-dairy yogurt that delivers the delicious taste and creamy texture people want.” In September 2017, NutritionInsight’s sister website, FoodIngredientsFirst, reported on Chr. Hansen’s fermented cultures for plant-based dairy alternatives which it launched in response to the needs of health-conscious consumers. The probiotic fermentation starter cultures bring the mild, fresh taste and smooth texture from yogurt into plant-based alternatives…….. Read

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