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Dairy supplier news from Evergreen Packaging, DSM

The 200th Evergreen Packaging N-8 gable top packaging machine is being installed at Driftwood Dairy in El Monte, Calif. This will be the third N-8 Driftwood purchased by the dairy to handle Eco-Pak production.


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Ingredion publishes technical booklet on emulsion science

Ingredion Inc., Westchester, Ill., a global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, has published “Beverage Emulsion Science 101.”


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Packages offer convenience and eco-friendliness

What’s more annoying than a package you can’t open? Perhaps one that goes into a landfill.

Packaging suppliers offer easy-to-open packages made of recyclable materials.


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Food safety training for dairy plant workers

A philosophy, and the reality of training line employees

There is no school for dairy plant production workers. It is up to you to teach food safety and plant safety. Then you have to observe that the teaching has been understood.


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Dairy brands try various marketing tactics

A cheesemaker sets up camp in New York’s Times Square. A yogurt maker signs a marketing deal with professional football. Another yogurt company uses sampling at a public event to build its brand.


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Logistics equipment keeps up with packaging trends

As dairies use more flexible packages, the equipment that handles cases and pallets might have to change. We asked two executives how plant managers can make their operations more efficient.

When Dairy Foods surveyed its readers, we found that 35% of dairies plan to purchase new conveyors or palletizers. In the same study, dairy processors also reported they are increasing their use of plastics and flexible packaging (such as pouches) and using less metal and glass.


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Arla's whey and lactose JV begins production

Production began this summer at a new whey and lactose production facility that is a joint venture between Denmark’s Arla Foods Ingredients and German dairy co-operative Deutsches Milchkontor.


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New website links California consumers to dairy farmers

A new website called “Califarmia” links California’s more than 1500 dairy families to dairy consumers.


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Frozen pudding, cheesecake sales not so sweet

The overall frozen desserts and whip toppings category saw dollar and units sales down, with puddings and cheesecakes particularly struggling.


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Do more with less: consolidate your ice cream mixes

Here’s what you need to know about consolidating mixes.

If one ice cream mix can play multiple ‘roles,’ then you can be more flexible, cost-efficient and competitive.


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Velvet Ice Cream Co., Utica, Ohio

Velvet Ice Cream built its reputation on making premium products that adhere to the standard of identity for ice cream. Its lines consist of premium, all natural, churned (low-fat), no sugar added, novelties, sherbet (in cups and in push-up tubes) and a controlled ice cream brand for grocery store customers.

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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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A look inside 100-year-old Velvet Ice Cream; Plus we look at four cheese processors with award-winning artisan and farmstead cheeses.

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