Processors combine tropical fruit flavors in ice cream and fruit bars. They look to the bakery aisle for inspiration and develop “dessert within a dessert” creations like red velvet cake and S’mores ice cream.
Quality Chekd honored Umpqua Dairy Products Co.’s plant in Oregon with the sought-after Production Excellence Award. A veteran production crew and attention to detail yield high- quality Grade A products, ice cream and frozen yogurt.
Oregon’s Umpqua Dairy promotes the quality and freshness of its locally sourced milk. The third-generation family business, which also makes cottage cheese, sour cream, ice cream and other dairy products, is expanding beyond the Pacific Northwest.
The nimble cheesemakers at Westby Cooperative Creamery can make a dozen different conventional and organic products a day. They process cheeses, yogurts and other cultured dairy foods for private-label accounts, plus Westby’s own award-winning cottage cheese brand.
Westby Cooperative Creamery urges customers to “take home country goodness.” Sales at the Wisconsin co-op are growing steadily, thanks to contract manufacturing of organic and conventional products, steady demand from foodservice and institutional accounts, and a focus on product development.
Dairy Plants USA is our new interactive database of dairy plants, searchable by dairy processor, state or products made. Buyers of dairy ingredients or brands looking for co-packing partners are among the users of this new online directory.