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2010-09-23 15:15:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifeway Foods (Nasdaq: LWAY), the leading U.S. supplier of healthy Kefir beverages, today announced the acquisition of assets of New Jersey-based Fruit Juice, Inc., creator of the first organic fruit and vegetable juice beverages designed for children. The transaction builds on Lifeway's successful entry into the children's market with its ProBugs(TM) line of children's organic kefir, opens potential new distribution channels for existing...

2010-09-21 05:05:00

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Valley Organics(TM) is the first line of lactose free yogurts and kefirs to be available nationwide, making it possible for millions of lactose intolerant Americans to enjoy the great taste and health benefits of real dairy without tummy troubles. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2010-09-16 18:00:00

TURLOCK, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheese lovers know the dilemma all too well - is it possible to cut back on their intake of fat, salt and cholesterol without giving up one of life's great pleasures - rich, creamy, delicious cheese? Karoun Dairies (www.karouncheese.com), America's leading producer of Mediterranean handmade cheeses and natural yogurts, invites consumers to explore a lighter and delicious Labne. "Over the past several years there has been a great deal of interest...

2010-08-16 16:33:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY), makers of the nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage, Kefir, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. In addition, the company announced an exclusive, nationwide distribution agreement with Whole Foods to bring three flavors of their new BioKefir(TM) drink to all store locations. Financial Highlights for Second Quarter 2010 Sales increased more than seven percent...

2010-06-15 11:00:00

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peanuts, cracker jacks and frozen kefir: a combination that wins big at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. In fact, a frozen treat after the game is such a hit that Starfruit Cafe, a subsidiary of Lifeway Foods that offers frozen kefir, custom parfaits and low-fat smoothies, is prominently featured in the Wrigley Field locker room and soon-to-be in the press room. "Frozen treats have been a part of the national pastime since it started,...

2010-06-01 14:35:00

CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Kefir, the nutritious probiotic beverage made by Lifeway Foods, is ready for its closeup in the new 'Sex and the City 2' movie. A bottle of Lifeway Kefir can be seen in the kitchen of the fictional character Miranda Hobbes in one scene in the movie, reflecting the appeal of the product to health- and body-conscious women like those depicted in the Emmy award-winning 'Sex and the City' television series and its two spinoff feature films....

2010-05-17 15:05:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY), makers of the nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage called kefir, announced today for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, total group sales increased by $2,228,079, (approximately 16%) to $15,964,159 during the three month period ended March 31, 2010 from $13,736,080 during the same three month period in 2009. This increase is primarily attributable to increased sales and awareness of Lifeway's...

2010-04-09 13:48:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, makers of the nutritious probiotic beverage Kefir, has been called the "best dairy-based smoothie" in a blind taste-test performed by the May 2010 issue of Consumer Reports, a large monthly magazine that publishes reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services. The article says Lifeway Kefir is "thick and yogurtlike, with a mild, fresh-tasting strawberry flavor." Consumer Reports also mentions the health...

2010-03-01 14:28:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chicagoland hockey fans are in for a real treat this Saturday when 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist and Chicago hockey star Brent Seabrook stops by the Lincoln Park Starfruit Cafe to visit with fans, sign autographs and show off his medal. The meet and greet runs 4-6 p.m. on Saturday, March 6 at the Starfruit Cafe location on 2142 N. Halstead Street in Lincoln Park. Everyone who stops in will receive a free sample of frozen Kefir and can...

2009-11-23 10:11:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Dairy Market - The Global Trends and Innovation http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165294/Dairy-Market---The-Global-Trends-and-Innovation.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire In terms of innovation, the dairy sector represents one of the most active areas of the food and drinks market. Not only are levels of NPD very high but there...


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