New York-based Icelandic Provisions (icelandicprovisions.com) expands its line of Icelandic skyr with additions to both its traditional and extra creamy lineups. The only skyr available in the U.S. that’s made from cultures that date back to the Viking era, the “noticeably thick and creamy” yogurt is free of artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners and preservatives. New traditional (low-fat) flavors include Berry Medley and Pineapple, both with 15 grams of protein and 10 grams of sugar per 5.3-ounce cup (packed 12 to a case). New extra creamy (whole milk) varieties include Honey & Apricot and Passion Fruit & Mango, both with 11 grams of protein and 9 grams of sugar per 4.4-ounce cup (packed six to a case). SRP is $1.99.
MAPLE LEAF SALES UP 4.3%
Mississauga, Ontario-based Maple Leaf Foods reported sales up by 4.3% to $1,174.9 million (Canadian) for the first quarter ended March 31. Net loss was $57.7