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.
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.
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.