DairyAmerica, Fresno, Calif., appointed Dan Block as chief executive officer. He joined DairyAmerica in 2011, and most recently served as the organization’s chief commercial officer in charge of global sales strategy.
As noted in the nondairy beverage article in our May issue, consumers are seeking functional and no-sugar-added options for beverages — and some juice segments are taking a hit in sales because of it. Sales are down in orange, apple and juice/drink smoothies segments, but ticking up in refrigerated lemonade, fruit drinks and vegetable juice blends.
In the Northeast, some manufacturers point out reductions in churning.
June 3, 2017
Cream supplies are plentiful, keeping butter churns active around the United States, reports the USDA's Dairy Market News. Producers in the center of the country are planning to pack away butter for the late summer and early fall.
Dairy processors can see their future in this one statistic: 97% of millennials are likely to buy store brands. Someone has to manufacture those brands. It might as well be your company. When Dairy Foods surveyed its readers in 2016, it found that 40% do provide contract manufacturing services.