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To make the best tasting, highest quality light yogurt, Tillamook took  two years perfecting the recipe. Now that it’s been on store shelves for about a month, we’ve hearing great feedback from our beloved Tillamook fans. Have you tried it yet? What do you think?

Tillamook Light Yogurt uses Truvia® sweetener – making it the first  light yogurt made with NO ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS (YAY!!). We thought you might like to know a little bit more about Truvia® sweetener…

Q: What is Truvia® sweetener?
A: Truvia® sweetener is a natural zero-calorie sweetener made from Stevia.

Q: What is stevia?
A: Stevia is a plant (specifically, a member of the chrysanthemum family) native to South America and has been used as a natural sweetener for more than 200 years.

Q: How is Truvia® sweetener made?
A: Truvia® sweetener is made by steeping dried stevia leaves in water (kind of like making loose leaf tea). Then, the liquid is purified to make the zero-calorie sweetener.

We think the combination of Truvia® sweetener and other natural sweeteners in new Tillamook Light Yogurt makes for a deliciously tasty (and fewer calorie) treat!  For more information about Truvia® sweetener please stop by www.Truvia.com.

Let us know what you think of our new naturally sweetened light yogurt by following us on Facebook or Twitter, or drop us a note below!

Truvia ® and the Truvia ® Logo are licensed trademarks of The Truvia Company LLC

35 comments

Suzy Hayes

I live in a rural community in No. CA. Each week I drive my (40plus mpg) automobile to WINCO, to do my weekly shopping. WINCO is where I purchased my first "Tillamook Vanilla Bean Yogurt".....absolutely better than ice cream! But chalk full of sugar and calories. I won't eat aspertame nor other fake, chemical sugar subs., but I will and do eat "stevia". SO, THANK YOU FOR THIS PRODUCT!!!! I filled my refrigerator. Even my husband likes it and I pack it in his lunchbox. Can I find this product or any "Tillamook Products" in or around the Placerville, CA area? 95667 zip code. Thank you.

February 4th, 2012 at 1:40 pm

Monique

I love love love this yogurt!!!!!

February 5th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Jala

Tillamook Team

This is so nice to hear, Monique! Thanks so much! We're excited to offer a new option to our yogurt fans and am so glad to know you're enjoying our new Light Yogurt.

~ Jala of the Tillamook Team

February 6th, 2012 at 10:16 am

Jala

Tillamook Team

You are so very welcome, Suzy! I'm so glad that we could provide a new option to our yogurt fans, too. It's great to hear that all of our hard work has paid off. I really appreciate you reaching out and sending your feedback. It's very helpful and appreciated.

If you visit our Where to Buy page you can find a list of stores that carry specific Tillamook products. Let me know if this link helps - http://www.tillamook.com/wheretobuy/index.html.

~ Jala of the Tillamook Team

February 6th, 2012 at 10:17 am

Melissa Weissman

I just discovered the light version of several flavors this weekend. Will you be making a light version of the baked apple pie yogurt? Will Top Food and Drug, Shoreline Central Market and QFC be carrying the full line of light flavors? Where else in the Seattle/Edmonds area will I find the Tillamook yogurt? How many days past the sell by date will the yogurt stay good?

February 7th, 2012 at 10:13 am

Edna Alexander

Tillamook yogurt has always been a mediocre product for mouthfeel and taste and is over-the-top too sweet. Yet, I continued to rotate the Tillamook Brand into my yogurt regimine. TIllamook Light Yogurts fail in density and taste: fillers do not belong in any brand of quality yogurt and irregardless of fat content; if a manufacturer needs to stablize yogurt, then the receipe is wrong. Fix it or give up the effort. The stevia flavor builds on the back of the tongue and is very unappealing...perhaps the combination with the erythritol intensifies the unpleasantness of the stevia. Two bites, and my new purchase of Tillamook Light Yogurt was swiftly relocated to the bottom of the garbage can. Why did I consume TWO bites? Because I could not believe that the first bite truly tasted that BAD! A suggestion: consider abandoning the line, as you so wisely did with the smoothie products. Or, possibly consider an alternate co-packer who can offer suggestions for building a better receipe. You've lost this customer from the entire yogurt line.

Should you ever consider jumping onto the Greek Yogurt Bandwagon...a word to the wise. DON"T. It will be a waste of your money to develop and market it. Greek Gods full fat has nailed the receipe. No other brand offering 0% to full-fat Greek Yogurt has come close to the Greek Gods quality. And for kefir...Nancy's Brand has pretty big shoes for anyone to try to fill.

February 7th, 2012 at 11:57 pm

Jala

Tillamook Team

Hi there, Melissa. Thanks for your questions. Glad to know you're a fan of our new Light Yogurt. As of right now we're just sticking with the 10 Light Yogurt flavors. I can't tell you much about what stores carry as they make their own decisions on what products they bring in. If you'd like specific stores to carry our products, or more of our products, I suggest you ask them about it. We don't have much pull in that department. Here is a list of stores in Washington state that should carry Tillamook Yogurt. In terms of sell date, we can't guarantee a product after the sell date. That's not to say it won't be good, but we're not able to suggest it will be. I hope this answers your questions. Thanks for reaching out!

~ Jala of the Tillamook Team

February 8th, 2012 at 2:15 pm

Jala

Tillamook Team

Thanks for sharing your feedback with us, Edna. I'll be sure to pass this along to our product development department.

~ Jala of the Tillamook Team

February 8th, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Brianna Storch

I used to buy the Tillamook "regular" yogurt, but recently wasn't able to justify the costs for the 6oz containers. Instead of compromising by choosing a different brand with a list of harmful ingredients like aspertame and high fructose corn syrup, I just didn't get anything at all.
Then I saw the new "Light" version in my local Winco in Redding, California and picked up a couple to try. For being a lesser fat yogurt, I was very pleased with the taste (just finished the Oregon Strawberry a couple minutes ago). I have always been a fan of Tillamook products -- especially the company's stance on not using dairy treated with artificial growth hormones and over-processed corn syrup products.

There are still healthier sweeteners than Truvia on the market, but at least that type of sweetener is better than that of Splenda and refined white sugar! I appreciate Tillamook's willingness to engage in healthier business practices than that of some rival companies and use better products too. It may not be the cheapest, making me have to hold of on buying those products I enjoy, but I always know I am getting a better quality product when I do.

February 18th, 2012 at 10:58 am

Katy

Tillamook Team

Hi Brianna,

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We are dedicated to bringing you and your family the highest quality products possible because we know it's something that matters to you! I'm so glad to hear you were pleased with our new Light Yogurt! Oregon Strawberry is definitely a favorite around here too. Thanks again for writing!

~ Katy of the Tillamook Team

February 20th, 2012 at 10:05 am

Jonah Lee Walker

Release it in Los Angeles and I will certainly try it! I could use it right now on my current diet. Please get this down to LA as soon as possible!

February 22nd, 2012 at 2:48 pm

Katy

Tillamook Team

Hi Jonah, thanks for your note! Our Light Yogurt is currently only available in parts of Oregon and Washington, but have you signed up for our email newsletter? It's a great place to get the latest product information: http://www.tillamook.com/subscribe.html. I will definitely pass along your request to the team!

~ Katy of the Tillamook Team

February 22nd, 2012 at 3:19 pm

stephanie

Hi, I just wanted to let you know I purchased this yogurt about a month ago at our local Winco, which I never shop, and needed yogurt. so I bought the light kind. My husband and I LOVE it!!!!!! and now will only buy this kind! I was afraid only Winco would carry it but Our Fredmeyers had it also !!! So would love to see coupons!

February 27th, 2012 at 4:24 pm

Katy

Tillamook Team

Hi Stephanie,

YAY! I'm so glad to hear you and your hubby love Tillamook Yogurt! Are you a fan of Tillamook on Facebook? It's a great place to find out about upcoming coupons. Also, our email newsletter provides info on the latest coupons too. You can sign up here. Thanks for your comment!

~ Katy of the Tillamook Team

February 27th, 2012 at 4:35 pm

Julie Sisson

NOT a fan of this new light yogurt! I love Tillamook as a general rule, been to the factory etc., but I was sad out how strange this new light stuff tasted. It is almost a medicinal flavor, and left a weird aftertaste. It was very nicely textured, but the flavor just killed it for me.

March 4th, 2012 at 1:19 pm

Katy

Tillamook Team

Hi Julie, thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts here on the blog. Glad the texture was nice, but I'm sorry to hear you weren't a fan of the flavor. I will be sure to pass along your feedback to our quality team. For our reference, which flavor(s) did you try?

Thanks!
~ Katy of the Tillamook Team

March 5th, 2012 at 9:04 am

Mary

I have enjoyed your regular yogurt for a long time. I like the variety of flavors and when I saw the light yogurt I said "wow it's about time. I like the taste and the texture. Thank you, thank you, hank you.

March 7th, 2012 at 6:49 pm

ML Pilalis

Hi! I have to say that I LOVE your new light yogurts! I usually buy the store brand yogurt because of the cheaper price, and I thought all yogurts are basically the same, but boy was I wrong! I had a coupon for your yogurt so I thought I would try it and now I am never going back to the store brand. What a difference! My 3-year-old daughter used to only take a few bites of yogurt and call it good, but then she tried yours and she's now on her second container! (and here i just thought she wasnt a yogurt girl!) She said: "look, Mom, real cherries in this one!"., and now she can't get enough! Thank you!

March 10th, 2012 at 9:42 am

LeeAnna

I am mad at you for not admitting that erythritol is a sugar alcohol. Many (if not most) people get digestive problems with this stuff and you have only listed it in tiny letters in the ingredient list. I will not buy Tillamook Lite any more. Ugh!

March 11th, 2012 at 1:25 pm

LeeAnna

You should have listed erythritol in a more obvious place so people like me who don't need that stuff could see it more easily. I don't think I can eat Tillamook Like Yogurt any more.

March 11th, 2012 at 1:27 pm

Katy

Tillamook Team

Hi LeeAnna,

Thanks for reaching out here on the blog. I'm so sorry that you're upset at how erythritol is listed on the label of our Light Yogurt. Please know that I will be sharing your feedback with our packaging team. Again, I'm very sorry.

~ Katy of the Tillamook Team

March 12th, 2012 at 1:07 pm

Katy

Tillamook Team

Thanks so much for your comment! I'm so glad to hear that you and your daughter are Light Yogurt fans! We are very proud that our recipe contains no artificial growth hormones, no artificial flavors, no artificial colors, no artificial sweeteners and no high fructose corn syrup! Sounds like you have a very smart baby loaf on your hands! :)

Thanks again for sharing!

~ Katy of the Tillamook Team

March 12th, 2012 at 1:18 pm

Katy

Tillamook Team

I'm so glad to hear you like it, Mary! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for trying it and for sharing your comment!

~Katy of the Tillamook Team

March 12th, 2012 at 1:28 pm

Bill

Does the Light Yogurt contain the same bio strains as your regular yogurt? I ask because they are listed on the regular, but no on the Light packaging.

March 18th, 2012 at 3:10 pm

Katy

Tillamook Team

Hi Bill,

Good question! The cultures in our Light Yogurt and Low-Fat Yogurt come from different suppliers and are slightly different. Hope that helps!

~Katy of the Tillamook Team

March 20th, 2012 at 1:33 pm

Cheryl

Tillamook yogurt is my favorite and the only yogurt I buy. I was excited to try the new light variety Northwest Berry Patch. Unfortunately, I do not like the taste of the erythritol sweetener and will not eat anything containing it. I now know to look for this ingredient before purchasing. The medicine like taste is awful and the aftertaste doesn't go away for a long time. The texture of the yogurt was nice and I do appreciate the efforts in trying to make a healthier yogurt for us consumers. I asked a couple coworkers to try it, they didn't like it either. Yikes! I must toss out the other varieties I purchased of the light yogurt, but I remain a fan of the regular yogurt.

March 27th, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Katy

Tillamook Team

Hi Cheryl, thank you so much for taking the time to reach out here on the blog. I'm sorry to hear you're not a fan of our new Light Yogurt, but I will be sure to pass along your feedback to the Tillamook team.

~ Katy of the Tillamook Team

March 30th, 2012 at 3:45 pm

Kat

I love all of your yogurts! My daughter still enjoys the regular yogurt and I love the light. I have been using Stevia in my coffe for years now, so I do not detect any medicinal ickky flavors as a couple of people have referred to above. It is a different tasting sweetener... but sooo much better for you than many on the market today. The erythritol mentioned by a few above has an extremely low glycemic index so for people with Diabetes this seems like a positive thing. It is my understanding that since it is primarily absorbed directly into the blood, not the small intestines, it tends to produce less intestinal stress than other sugar alcohols. All I know is I LOVE THIS NEW YOGURT!

April 5th, 2012 at 12:41 pm

Katy

Tillamook Team

Hi Kat - thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts here on the blog! We're glad to hear you're a fan of our new Light Yogurt (and that you're daughter likes our original Low Fat!).

~ Katy of the Tillamook Team

April 13th, 2012 at 1:47 pm

Kristin

Your regular yogurt is WAY too sweet. I could not justify feeding that much sugar to my children or myself for that matter, although it was tasty. I just saw your light product and was excited to see it was sweetened naturally with Truvia. I was disappointed when I read it had erythritol in it as well and did give my children digestive problems. Also, it does have an unappealing flavor to it.

I would beg you to consider another option which would be to make your regular yogurt with fruit on the bottom. that way, the consumer can be in control of how much sugar they intake.

Also, why are the live active cultures not included on the packaging? I would like to know how many what kinds. Thank you!

May 25th, 2012 at 9:02 am

Katy

Tillamook Team

Hi Kristin, thanks for taking the time to post your comment here on the blog. Our goal is provide the highest quality dairy products to our customers and their families, and I'm sorry to hear you're not a fan of our yogurts. I will be sure to pass along your feedback the team. Regarding the cultures, Tillamook Yogurt contains: L.bulgaricus, S.thermophilus, L.acidophilus, B.bifidus. You can also find the cultures listed on Tillamook.com: www.tillamook.com/products/Yogurt/Light-Dark-Cherry-137.html

Thank you again for sharing your thoughts.

~ Katy of the Tillamook Team

May 25th, 2012 at 12:06 pm

Chelle

Love love love!! I don't eat "regular" sweetened yogurt because of the calorie bomb they are. I eat it plain with a little fruit or honey and nuts...that being said, I was delighted to see you had a light yogurt and even more excited when I saw it contained stevia instead of toxic chemical sweeteners. I just put down my empty cup of Mountain Huckleberry Light and I had to dig my lid out of the trash to find your website!! "Wow!" and "Yum!" were the first things that popped in my head, then joy that I bought one of each of the flavors.... Thank you for a fantastic calorie-light flavored yogurt!

June 12th, 2012 at 3:22 pm

Laura

Tillamook Team

You're welcome, Chelle! We took an extra long time perfecting the recipe so we're happy to hear that you love Tillamook Light Yogurt. Hope you didn't have to dig in the garbage too long to find the lid. :) Thanks for being a fan of Tillamook!

- Laura of the Tillamook Team

June 13th, 2012 at 12:16 pm

Jack

HELP! Or rather how can we help you? I live in the dehe 95361 zip code area. Save Mart and Raley's have stopped carrying your light yogurt and you are losing shelf space to some of the new Greek yogurt. Even your regular flavor selections are getting less and less. Only 4 flavors at Raley's and 6 flavors at Save Mart. Cost Less doesn't even fast your brand. I really doing like to travel 30 miles to Winco. I really enjoy your light yogurt... cherry vanilla is awesome!

August 16th, 2013 at 9:59 pm

Callie

Tillamook Team

Hi Jack,

Thanks for being a Tillamook Light Yogurt fan! I'm sorry to hear you're having a hard time finding it in your area. It might help to request our Light Yogurt directly from stores near you. We have a request form here that you can fill out and give to a store manager. I hope this helps!

All the best,

Callie, of the Tillamook team

August 21st, 2013 at 4:52 pm
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