At today’s prices, the decline in U.S. cheese consumption due to the loss of common food names could amount to $2.3 billion in lost sales in three years.
October 11, 2016
The European Union aims to prevent U.S. dairy food manufacturers from using cheese names such as feta and parmesan. An dairy industry analysis predicts losses in the billions of dollars to processors and rising prices for consumers.
When it comes to artisan ice cream making, flavors, transparency and authenticity are what matter, according to Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream. The company makes dairy-based and vegan ice creams for its scoop shops, food trucks and retail customers. The company claims it makes the “absolute best vegan ice cream,” and it has a customer following and a taste that backs up that claim, (this editor can attest).