New products, flavors and formats keep dairy processors growing. Whether you have an in-house department or contract with consultants, you need to be investing in research and development because no one wants to buy a stale product.
The dairy industry needs to fortify more foods with this vitamin, and promote its inclusion. Otherwise, other food categories or supplements will emerge as the preferred delivery vehicle for this important nutrient.
Our nation's schools send 5 billion milk and juice cartons to landfills each year. Clearly, there is work to be done. Your company can specify cartons made of paperboard, and you can get involved in your child’s school recycling efforts.
The experience acquired through years of hands-on processing is at risk of being lost as plants adopt automation. While IT knows computers, production personnel’s hands-on knowledge of how equipment works contributes to food safety. The upshot? Balance the two.