EasiYo was born 25 years ago by an inventive Kiwi dad who wanted to make it easy for families to enjoy the goodness of homemade yogurt.
School teacher and father to eight kids (yes, eight!) he needed plenty of nutritious food to feed his growing family. The problem was, some of the store bought yogurt was full of preservatives, questionably fresh and with eight mouths to feed, cost him a small fortune.
He knew homemade yogurt was the solution. However, at the time making your own yogurt was a messy, hit-and-miss exercise. There were no simple yogurt making systems available. So what did he do? Create one of course!
Like a mad professor he headed down to the family’s garden shed where he set about finding an easier way to make fresh yogurt. Being a physics teacher probably helped, but even so, it took him years to develop a system that made perfect, fresh, yummy yogurt every single time. It was easy. It was delicious. It was EasiYo!
EasiYo was officially launched at the Auckland Home Show in 1992. From these humble beginnings, EasiYo soon became a much-loved Kiwi brand and international success, and is now enjoyed in homes all over the world.
While we’ve grown, our history is still at the heart of who we are today. We still do what we do because we want to make it easy for everyone to feel good about homemade. To feel the pride and satisfaction of making your own delicious yogurt from scratch and the joy of sharing it with your family.
EasiYo. Feel good about homemade.
Westland Milk Products has been a proud supplier for EasiYo from early days. Two businesses with the same naturally determined, adaptive spirit clearly belonged together, and in 2010 Westland took full ownership of EasiYo.
Backed by Westland’s deep passion and expertise, local heart and global reach, EasiYo continues to go from strength to strength. We are proud to bring the fresh, delicious taste of homemade yogurt to homes all around the world—helping everyone enjoy nourishment made beautifully for generations.
Westland Milk Products is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Yili Group of companies.
Homemade yogurt… in kitchens of every size! Did you know we have yogurt making systems to suit the catering industry and professional kitchens too? With a range of foodservice products, we make it easy for hospitality businesses all around the world to create their own delicious, fresh yogurt in house.Find out more
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