Lactalis Canada, a subsidiary of France-based Lactalis Group, has announced the addition of specialty brand Khaas to its portfolio. With products that currently include Khaas Halal and Khaas Dahi—Khaas offering includes specialty yogourt to serve preferences and diets of Canada’s growing South Asian, Middle Eastern and North African market, bringing the tastes of home to life in Canada.
Taking into account cultural diets and restrictions, Khaas Halal and Khaas Dahi are free of gelatin and artificial preservatives, and are certified Halal by the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of Canada and are vegetarian.
“Lactalis Canada is thrilled to introduce this new and authentic product line for an important and growing South Asian, Middle Eastern and North African population in Canada which makes up approximately 10% of the market*,” said Adrienne Pagot-Gérault, general manager, yogourt & cultured division at Lactalis Canada.
To further serve Canada’s ever-growing South Asian, Middle Eastern and North African population, Lactalis Canada plans to expand its ethnic dairy portfolio in the near future with even more speciality product offerings, including the cheese category.