Articles by James Dudlicek

Q&A: X-ray and Metal Detection

Detection equipment suppliers say they’re ready to meet dairy processors’ every need.
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Thinking Outside the Box(car)

With all the press kits and product samples we get, trade shows we attend and companies we visit, editors have a tendency to collect quite a bit of, well …
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Packaging Technology: Hard Core

Sustainability reigns supreme over demands for new rigid packaging.
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Sargento Foods is the 2009 Processor of the Year

Perhaps the greatest challenge to the modern-day dairy processor is staying relevant to consumers. More deftly than most processors, Wisconsin-based Sargento Foods pushes the envelope and sets an example for a dairy industry striving to keep up with the times.
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Plant of the Year

Wells’ Dairy in St. George, Utah is a force to be reckoned with.
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Raw milk prices reached new record lows in the past year, leading some processors to post record-high profits.
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Flowing Downhill

Fluid milk takes a beating, but organics see a few bright spots.

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Spreading It Thin

Private label butter jumps, brands stumble and spreads surge ahead of the real deal.
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Chilling Effect?

Ice cream appears to uphold its reputation as a recession-free category – but just barely.
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Packaging Technology: Dairies, Jugs and Speed

Swift efficiency is what processors want out of their blow-molding equipment.

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Image Galleries

Anderson Erickson Dairy, Des Moines, Iowa

 From this one plant, AE Dairy manufactures a full range of Grade A dairy beverages and foods, including white and flavored milk, ice cream mix (packaged for retail sale and for commercial use), 50 flavors of Greek and conventional low-fat and nonfat yogurt, buttermilk, whipping cream, cottage cheese, juices, sour cream and dips.  


This photo gallery contains additional, unpublished photos of dairy processing facilities featured in Dairy Foods magazine. To view more Behind the Scenes galleries go to our archives page!

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President's Address --2020 Vision

On Demand They say hindsight is 20/20, but IDFA President and CEO Connie Tipton is turning that old adage on its head. She plans to look forward to the next five years with a focused vision on important changes ahead for the dairy industry. In her address Tipton will challenge industry leaders to be willing to shake things up. She will unveil plans to ramp up IDFA activities during the run up to 2020.

Dairy Foods Magazine

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2015 January

Our annual supplier spotlights issue; A look inside Anderson Erickson Dairy; plus our detection systems Q&A

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Dairy Foods in 2015

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Tharp & Young on Ice Cream: An Encyclopedic Guide to Ice Cream Science and Technology

An at once an all-inclusive guide to the meaning of hundreds of technical terms and ideas needed for ice cream manufacturing, as well as a practical introduction to the ingredients, freezing methods, flavoring, and packaging of ice cream, sherbet, sorbet, gelato, frozen yogurts, novelties and many other kinds of frozen desserts.

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