Seems Anglo/Dutch Food and consumer products giant Unilever plan to stay in the ice cream game. News last month that it was shedding some of its frozen vegetable business was accompanied by a proclamation that it has no intention of getting rid of any of its ice cream lines, as had been rumored.
If PepsiCo can introduce flavored milk under the Quaker brand, then marketing a Cherry Garcia milk shake ought to be a snap. That seems to be the logic as the nation's No. 2 soft drink company has signed a multi-year U.S. licensing agreement with Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream to sell premium milkshakes.
Dairy exporters are hailing the opening of new talks with South Korea, aimed at creating a Free Trade Agreement between the two trading partners. The Asian nation is already the sixth largest importer of U.S. agricultural products.
A new clinical trial published last month in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition by researchers at Purdue University, found that women burned more fat and more calories after a meal when their diets included 3-4 servings of dairy daily.
Swiss Valley Farms' Regular Swiss was judged Best Overall Cheese, and Tillamook Cheese received eight awards at the National Milk Producers Federation's (NMPF) annual meeting held Nov. 29 - Dec. 2 in San Francisco.
American Dairy, Inc., one of the leading producers and distributors of milk powder and soybean products in China, will attend the Eighth Annual ICR XChange Investor Conference in Naples, Fla., this month.