Lactalis has expanded its Stonyfield Organic portfolio in the US with a new range of YoBaby Veggie yogurts.
Designed for infants between six months and two years old, the line features two whole milk yogurt flavours – purple carrot and sweet potato – offered as a six-pack.
The range contains no added sweeteners and includes Chr. Hansen’s BB-12 probiotic, which is said to have digestive health benefits.
Stonyfield said that with so many nutritional benefits, yogurt is the perfect first food to meet the unique nutritional needs – and taste and texture preferences – of each stage of a child’s growth and development.
Natalie Levine, brand director at Stonyfield Organic, said: “With YoBaby Veggie, we’ve made it easy for parents to introduce vegetable flavours to their little ones and help expand baby’s palate from an early age.
“From the organic veggies, organic milk and vitamin D and calcium for bone growth, to probiotics for gut health, YoBaby Veggie is a nutritional powerhouse all delivered in one tasty cup of yogurt babies are sure to love.”
As part of Stonyfield’s efforts to slash greenhouse gas emissions, the yogurts feature PLA (polylactic acid) packaging made from plants.
YoBaby Veggie is now available in a 4oz six-pack format in the US with a suggested retail price of $4.59.
Lactalis acquired Stonyfield from Danone in 2017 for $875 million, in a move to boost its business in the Americas.
Last year, Lactalis launched a Stonyfield snack pot range, available in three flavours: strawberry low-fat yogurt and graham crackers, chocolate-flavoured low-fat yogurt and graham crackers, and chocolate-flavoured low-fat yogurt and pretzels.
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