Former Ready Pac CEO joins Dole

Michael H. Solomon has been named president of Dole Fresh Vegetables at Dole Food Company, Inc. In this role, Mr. Solomon will be responsible for all the division’s operations across North America and will report to Johan Linden, president and chief executive officer of Dole Food Co.

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General Mills unveils high-protein, less-sweet yogurt

The latest yogurt launch from General Mills, Inc. is YQ by Yoplait, a high-protein, less sweet yogurt made with ultra-filtered milk. The plain variety contains 17 grams of protein and 1 gram of sugar per 5.3-oz serving. Flavored varieties include coconut, peach, mango, lime, strawberry, blueberry and vanilla and have 15 grams of protein and 9 grams of sugar. By comparison, the leading Greek low-fat yogurt brand has 16 grams of sugar per serving, according to the company.

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