Yogurt descriptions

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Descriptions

Dairy

The Dairy Department encompasses milk-based products, as well as some milk-alternative products (i.e. Almond milk, Soy milk, etc.), all of which are perishable and must be kept refrigerated.

Yogurt

Yogurt is a food produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. The final product has a texture thicker then heavy cream but not as thick as soft cheese.

Blended Yogurt

Flavoring blended into yogurt during production, rather than allowing consumers mix in flavors themselves after opening.

Animal-based Blended Yogurt

Blended yogurt made with milk derived from an animal (most commonly from a cow, but may also be made from sheep's milk, goat's milk, etc.)

Plant-based Blended Yogurt

Blended yogurt made with a dairy alternative, including, but not limited to, coconut, flax, soy, almond, cashew.

Tot & Baby Yogurt

Yogurt marketed specifically for babies or young children (tots), including specific flavors or packaging.

Animal-based Tot & Baby Blended Yogurt

Tot & Baby blended yogurt made with milk derived from an animal (most commonly from a cow, but may also be made from sheep's milk, goat's milk, etc.)

Plant-based Tot & Baby Blended Yogurt

Tot & Baby Blended Yogurt made with a dairy alternative, including, but not limited to, coconut, flax, soy, almond, cashew.

Animal-based Tot & Baby Greek Yogurt

Tot & Baby Greek yogurt made with milk derived from an animal (most commonly from a cow, but may also be made from sheep's milk, goat's milk, etc.)

Plant-based Tot & Baby Greek Yogurt

Tot & Baby Greek Yogurt made with a dairy alternative, including, but not limited to, coconut, flax, soy, almond, cashew.

Animal-based Tot & Baby Icelandic Yogurt

Tot & Baby Icelandic yogurt made with milk derived from an animal (most commonly from a cow, but may also be made from sheep's milk, goat's milk, etc.)

Plant-based Tot & Baby Icelandic Yogurt

Tot & Baby Icelandic Yogurt made with a dairy alternative, including, but not limited to, coconut, flax, soy, almond, cashew.

Animal-based Tot & Baby Indulgent Yogurt

Tot & Baby indulgent yogurt made with milk derived from an animal (most commonly from a cow, but may also be made from sheep's milk, goat's milk, etc.) Yogurt should only be classified as "Indulgent" if it is explicitly labeled or marketed as such. Products not marked with the word "Indulgent" should not be classified to this node.

Plant-based Tot & Baby Indulgent Yogurt

Tot & Baby Indulgent Yogurt made with a dairy alternative, including, but not limited to, coconut, flax, soy, almond, cashew. Yogurt should only be classified as "Indulgent" if it is explicitly labeled or marketed as such. Products not marked with the word "Indulgent" should not be classified to this node.

Greek Yogurt

Made by straining traditional yogurt to remove whey and other liquids. In order to achieve a similar texture to traditional yogurt, Greek yogurt requires much more milk. Also referred to as "concentrated" or "strained" yogurt.

Animal-based Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt made with milk derived from an animal (most commonly from a cow, but may also be made from sheep's milk, goat's milk, etc.)

Plant-based Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt made with a dairy alternative, including, but not limited to, coconut, flax, soy, almond, cashew.

Icelandic Yogurt

Made through a similar process as Greek Yogurt, but it is always made with skim milk and is strained more thoroughly, which gives it a milder taste and higher levels of protein and milk.

Animal-based Icelandic Yogurt

Icelandic yogurt made with milk derived from an animal (most commonly from a cow, but may also be made from sheep's milk, goat's milk, etc.)

Plant-based Icelandic Yogurt

Icelandic yogurt made with a dairy alternative, including, but not limited to, coconut, flax, soy, almond, cashew.

Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt

Typically packaged in an individual cup. Fruit compote added to bottom, with yogurt layered on top. Once opened, consumer mixes yogurt with fruit on the bottom to desired distribution.

Animal-based Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt

Fruit on the bottom yogurt made with milk derived from an animal (most commonly from a cow, but may also be made from sheep's milk, goat's milk, etc.)

Plant-based Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt

Fruit on the bottom yogurt made with a dairy alternative, including, but not limited to, coconut, flax, soy, almond, cashew.

Yogurt Shakes & Smoothies

Yogurt-based blended beverage. Most contain added fruit compote for flavoring. Usually packaged in a bottle.

Animal-based Yogurt Shakes & Smoothies

Yogurt shakes or smoothies made with milk derived from an animal (most commonly from a cow, but may also be made from sheep's milk, goat's milk, etc.)

Plant-based Yogurt Shakes & Smoothies

Yogurt shake or smoothie made with a dairy alternative, including, but not limited to, coconut, flax, soy, almond, cashew.

Kefir

Fermented milk drink with a sour taste, made using a culture of yeasts and bacteria. Typically packaged in a bottle.

Animal-based Kefir

Kefir made with milk derived from an animal (most commonly from a cow, but may also be made from sheep's milk, goat's milk, etc.)

Plant-based Kefir

Kefir made with a dairy alternative, including, but not limited to, coconut, flax, soy, almond, cashew.