Wen’s Dairy has commissioned a new processing plant in the Pearl River delta.
August 31, 2017
China’s dairy market is getting more competitive. Consumers, however, prefer imported dairy products over domestic ones, due to the lack of confidence and price advantages, according to the analysts at CCM, data & business intelligence.
Our farmers and employees appreciate the honor of being named the 2017 Dairy Foods Plant of the Year. This vote of confidence by one of our industry’s most trusted information sources reflects our entire industry’s commitment to making high-quality U.S. dairy products.
Dollar and unit sales for the ice cream category were looking good as numbers ticked up. Some frozen novelties also enjoyed a sales boost, but many struggled. Meanwhile, sales dropped for sherbet, sorbet and frozen dairy desserts.
With Danone acquiring WhiteWave, the new dairy processing company lands at No. 4 on our 24th annual Dairy 100. This detailed dossier includes brands, products made and plant locations for the largest processors of fluid milk, ice cream, cheese, butter, cultured dairy products, dairy ingredients and other dairy-derived foods and beverages.
The state of North America’s dairy industry is constantly in motion. Since our last report, dairies have been on an acquisition spree. And the deals kept happening even after we finished tabulating the 2016 revenues of the 100 largest dairy processing companies based in Canada, the United States and Mexico.
One possibility is that more organic milk will flow into conventional markets until a new organic dairy equilibrium develops.
July 28, 2017
Some large organic dairy processors see 5.5% growth in U.S. organic milk production this year. An increase closer to 1% would be more to the liking of some processors in terms of expanding processing, distribution and sales.