People love to talk about Stonyfield products, people and programs, and we’re grateful for all the attention.
Probiotics - They're worth it
Are probiotics worth it? The answer is yes, according to Men’s Health. An article recently published on the magazine’s website tells readers why they are – but also details why it’s important to know the specific names and strains (May 17, 2011). Highlighting several Stonyfield strains as the ideal types – the article goes on to explain what some of the benefits of yogurt are – including it being a great source of calcium and protein. http://www.menshealth.com/health/probiotics
Spring Crafts Made Easy with Recyclables
The 10! Show
Valerie Deneen, of www.frugalfamilyfunblog.com, recently made an appearance on the Philly 10! Show featuring crafts made out of recycled Stonyfield packaging (May 3, 2011). Valerie brought a breath of spring air into the studio – turning Stonyfield milk cartons into bird feeders and Stonyfield yogurt cups into herb gardens. She also told viewers about our Organic Moment campaign – and suggested everyone take a minute to share their organic stories with the world.
YoKids - Best Yogurt for Kids!
Over 1,000 readers voted in this year’s Kiwi Magazine Best Kid Food Awards (May 2011). Who swept first place for best Kids Yogurt? You guessed right – YoKids Organic Yogurt is the number one voted yogurt for kids! Stonyfield YoBaby yogurt took a high ranking spot on the list as well. According to editors, both YoKids and YoBaby are "snacks that kids love and parents can feel good about."
Couponing Tricks from Shop Smart Magazine
Shop Smart Magazine
More and more people are turning to couponing these days– especially when it comes to purchasing organic products. Editor in Chief of Shop Smart Magazine, Lisa Freeman, recently shared her expert couponing advice on the TODAY Show (April 25, 2011). While explaining organizational tips and tricks, Lisa also told readers that Stonyfield is one of her favorite companies, and she enjoys signing up for coupons through the Stonyfield newsletter.
Detox Your Body with Organic Dairy
First for Women
Editors at First for Women are helping their readers detox from the thousands of toxins that people are typically exposed to on a daily basis. In an article called "10 Ways to Detox" it is suggested that folks who want to avoid toxins should seek out organic dairy – and organic dairy discounts (April 25, 2011). Though organic milk costs about $1.60 more per gallon than conventional, editors suggest that it’s worth it - as organic milk also contains 68% more omega 3 fatty acids. To cope with the price increase, it’s suggested that readers seek out manufacturers like Stonyfield Farm who offer product coupons on their website.
Reach for Oikos When Hunger Pains Strike
You’re ravenous and it’s two hours before lunch. What do you reach for? Men’s Journal suggests grabbing an Oikos Organic Greek yogurt to quell your hunger pains (April 2011). Editors explain that Greek yogurt is high in protein and creamier than regular yogurt – more similar to a soft serve ice cream, and able to keep you full for hours! A perfect combination for men and women alike.
Finally, an Organic 2% Greek Yogurt!
Stonyfield 2% Greek-style Yogurt is a new favorite of editors at Health magazine (Online article, February 25, 2011). Senior Food and Nutrition Editor, Frances Largeman-Roth, tells readers that she’s “thrilled there is finally an organic 2% Greek yogurt,” and also weighs in on the fact that the extra fat makes the yogurt more satisfying and better able to help absorb the fat-soluble vitamin D.
Healthy Greek Yogurt Swaps
Looking for a yummy appetizer that’s actually good for you? Spring brings a variety of sports games that are worth gathering up some friends and snacks for. Kiwi magazine suggests swapping in plain Oikos Organic Greek Yogurt for dips that require more fattening ingredients like cream cheese, sour cream and mayo (March 2011). Spinach and Artichoke Dip as well as French Onion Dip are two of their favorite healthy swaps.
Best Pantry Items: Oikos Organic Caramel
The crew at Cooking Light keeps some pretty healthy snacks stocked in the pantry, and recently they’ve shared some of the highlights. In a slideshow titled, “Top 10 Best Processed Foods,” Oikos Organic Caramel Greek yogurt is featured as a zero fat, low calorie snack – with a taste that can sway even the non-Greek Yogurt fans (March 3, 2011).
Grant a Farmer's Wish!
One of our latest social media campaigns, “Grant a Farmer’s Wish” was featured in an article on the popular green-business news site, Triple Pundit (March 3, 2011). The article announces the winner of the grant competition, and explains that it’s one of Stonyfield’s latest efforts in promoting and educating consumers about organic farming.
A Local Story of Trash to Treasure
The Boston Globe
Toothbrushes made out of yogurt cups? Sounds like an odd concept, but one local New England Company is making it a successful reality. The Boston Globe recently featured an article about Preserve in their Sunday “Innovation Economy” section (March 20, 2011). The article mentions a popular reusable travel cup that Preserve made for a Stonyfield promotion whereby consumers could mail in four yogurt lids to receive the free travel cup.
New York Times blogger enjoys YoBaby Yogurt
New York Times
Max Goldberg, a popular organic food blogger, told reporters at the New York Times that he enjoys YoBaby Yogurt, and “eats it all the time” in a profile exploring his blog and organic food advocacy (February 2, 2011). Goldberg also mentions that he praises Stonyfield for printing bilingual YoBaby labels that appeal to the nation’s ever-increasing Hispanic market.
Oikos Organic Greek Yogurt is named a “fridge favorite”
In the February 2011 issue of Natural Health magazine, Oikos Organic Greek Yogurt (plain) is named a “fridge favorite” winning a 2011 Good Food Award! Judges included several nutritionists and nutrition consultants who appreciate the “great taste” of Oikos as well as the fact that a portion of profits are used to support environmental programs.
Favorite Healthy Breakfast
Maria Rodale, CEO and Chairman of Rodale, Inc, recently shared her “Favorite Healthy Breakfast” including Oikos Organic Greek yogurt in her recent Huffington Post contribution (January 7, 2011). Rodale mentions that she has a few parfait creations – from Banana Maple to Apple Pie – but always starts with a base of Oikos Organic.
Grass-Fed Cows Emit Less Methane
Mother Earth News
An article in Mother Earth News titled, “Grass-Fed Cows Emit Less Methane” explains the benefit of increasing pasture days and grass consumption in dairy cows (January 2011). The article mentions that Stonyfield is piloting a program which increases cows’ intake of alfalfa, flax, and other plants high in omega-3s which has been proving to reduce the cows’ greenhouse gas emissions. Stonyfield is portrayed as a real “moo-ver” and shaker in this write up!