SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas-Texas Pastures, the first organic milk to be produced and bottled in the state of Texas, is being introduced this month by Organic Valley Family of Farms, the nation's leading cooperative of organic farmers. Texas Pastures is produced by a dedicated pool of organic dairy farmers in the Sulphur Springs area of Texas.
Bring together nearly 100 ice cream professionals for a three-day conference and there will be plenty of innovations to discuss. Toss in a contest for the most innovative flavor and the competition heats up.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.-A first- and second-grade nutrition education program that reinforces language arts and math while teaching health in an innovative way, has received exceptionally positive marks in a formative evaluation by WestEd, a nonprofit research agency with a specialty in education program evaluation. The program, Healthy Choices, Healthy Me!, developed by the Dairy Council of California, the program is in its second full year in distribution.
The former Schultz Creamery, of Bismarck N.D. which closed its doors more than two years ago, is back up and running under the name Great Plains Dairy Partners LLC and has already begun producing milk for the Deja Moo label.
ELMHURST, Ill.-The world's top dairy researchers and processors will join some of the country's leading nutrition professionals, and food and beverage marketers at the 2005 International Whey Conference (IWC) to be held in Chicago from Sept. 11-14.
DALLAS-Dean Foods Company announced last month that Steve Demos has resigned as president of the WhiteWave Foods division to pursue other interests. The announcement comes less than six months after Demos was picked to lead Dean's expanded value-added division.
Schreiber Foods Inc., Green Bay, Wis., will close its cream cheese facility in north St. Louis over the summer, laying off more than 200, as it moves production to lower-cost facilities. The closing will shut the last remaining former local operation of Raskas Foods Inc., which Schreiber acquired in 2002.