Articles Tagged with ''dairy processing''

Food safety

Making the most of lab testing equipment for dairies

Waiting for test results can slow down dairy processing. Faster testing methods cut wait time from minutes to seconds. In-line analyzers deliver information in real time.

Speed, accuracy and consistency are three metrics that managers of dairy processing plants should be measuring. An on-site dairy laboratory can play an important role in achieving high values in each of those metrics.


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Inside Cornell's new creamery

 University’s new creamery in Stocking Hall teaches students more than dairy processing. They learn engineering, environmentalism and food service here, too. 


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Feed me

Can we feed 9.6 billion people by 2050?

Food scarcity, agricultural issues and the environment are only part of the problem.

Hunger is the most pressing issue we face, especially considering those numbers: one out of every eight people in the world today suffers from chronic undernourishment caused by food scarcity.


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Pasteurization is a matter of taste

 The time and temperature used to pasteurize raw milk affects the taste. Upkeep and maintenance affect the durability and lifetime of equipment. Vendors share their best practice recommendations. 


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Dairy exports continue to grow

Neither droughts nor threatened port closures nor a shaky global economy could deter U.S. dairy ingredient manufacturers. Last year, exports again were 13% of milk production. It’s a fact: the industry keeps getting better at exporting.
In the ongoing maturation of the U.S. dairy industry as a global player, we took another step forward in 2012.
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Research

Milk's role in cardiovascular disease

High consumption of saturated fats is a risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease. But research suggests that the saturated fat in milk might have a favorable effect on heart health.
The nutritional and health benefits of dairy food consumption have long provided industry with multiple opportunities to promote its products to health-minded consumers.
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Dairy processor news briefs: Westby reports record sales, plus more news

Westby Cooperative Creamery, Westby, Wis., said it had record revenues of more than $50 million in 2012. General Manager Pete Kondrup said total revenues from operations were more than $30 million in manufactured dairy food products and nearly $20 million in fluid milk sales.
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Sustainability honors for Joseph Gallo Farms

Joseph Gallo Farms, maker of Joseph Farms Cheese, was awarded the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for its sustainable farming and cheese making at a ceremony held Jan. 22 in Sacramento, Calif.
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IDFA’s Tipton urges creativity

We as an industry understand what the former editor of the Harvard Business Review Theodore Levitt meant when he observed, “Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.”
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Sales

Can't lick the ice cream blues

More plants are producing less ice cream. The number of units sold barely increased.
By most measures, ice cream is not a growing market. Production is declining, sales are stalled and manufacturers aren’t increasing prices by much. Yet there are more plants making ice cream.
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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 

BehindtheScenes

This photo gallery contains additional, unpublished photos of dairy processing facilities featured in Dairy Foods magazine. To view more Behind the Scenes galleries go to our archives page!

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Harness Your Product Inspection Program to Save Money, Ensure Quality and Drive Efficiencies

Consolidation in the dairy industry is raising the bar on innovation and driving efficiencies to ensure competitiveness. One area often overlooked is the role that the right product inspection program can play in supporting the organization’s overall business goals and protecting brand reputation. Drawing on best practices in metal detection, X-ray inspection and checkweighing, this session will cover criteria to help determine the right technologies to employ for a given product and packaging type for high-value, perishable dairy products.

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2014 September

Joseph Gallo Farms wins honors for its cheeses, sustainability practices; plus we look at what's happening with frozen desserts.

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Tharp & Young on Ice Cream: An Encyclopedic Guide to Ice Cream Science and Technology

An at once an all-inclusive guide to the meaning of hundreds of technical terms and ideas needed for ice cream manufacturing, as well as a practical introduction to the ingredients, freezing methods, flavoring, and packaging of ice cream, sherbet, sorbet, gelato, frozen yogurts, novelties and many other kinds of frozen desserts.

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