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Smoothies to-go, from FrieslandCampina

Smoothies to-go, from FrieslandCampina

January 2015

Smoothies to-go, from FrieslandCampina

UK leading dairy drink brand, YAZOO, from FrieslandCampina UK, is expanding its new range of yogurt smoothies to offer a conveniently sized 330ml smoothie for on-the-go consumers.

YAZOO Yogurt Smoothie, which has already achieved 56% volume market share since launching in September 2014, provides an alternative to the fruit-based options that dominate the category by expanding the dairy smoothies category. A simple blend of yogurt, fruit and oats, the ingredients in YAZOO Yogurt Smoothie are blended so that the product is completely smooth with no bits.

Available in two flavours: Strawberry & Raspberry and Mango & Pineapple, YAZOO Yogurt Smoothie is 100% free from artificial flavours, colours and sweeteners. Plus it’s a natural source of vitamin B2, calcium and protein.

Packaged in a handy 330ml Tetra Prisma Aseptic carton with DreamCap, the new size will be introduced to fill a market gap as a single-serve alternative for those on-the-go, with an RSP £1.49 to be an affordable smoothie for everyone, every day.

It will be available in McColls from February 2015 onwards, with further listings expected over the coming months.

Tracey Barney, Managing Director at FrieslandCampina, said:

"Research tells us that while snacking is a popular consumer habit with 70% of UK adults snacking on-the-go, we tend to associate snacks with being fattening. Thanks to its unique blend of yogurt, fruit and oats, YAZOO Smoothie offers a healthier way to snack that is both convenient and filling – plus a convenient way to consume the many great benefits that dairy has to offer

Testing showed 8 out of 10 people agreed YAZOO Yogurt Smoothie is an easy way to snack that also provides sustenance to help throughout the day.

"We’re delighted with the success that YAZOO Yogurt Smoothie has achieved. We believe it has grown the Yogurt Smoothie category (+94%) from 176kL to selling almost 342kL annually (IRI 52 w/e 3 Jan 2015), earning a 56% market share in only three months. Consumers love smoothies because they’re tasty, convenient and nutritious and our new 330ml size will make it easier than ever to get a ‘smoothie fix’ on-the-go".

For further information, sample and/or image requests please contact:
katy.bloomfield@founded.com / +44 (0)7903 408 979