Articles by Jim Carper
Frigo, Carnation, Knorr and other brands show recipe ideas using dairy foods and beverages.
October 3, 2012
Saputo's Frigo CheeseHeads string cheese brand builds a promotion around the election season. Other dairy marketers offer their foods as recipe ingredients.
ConAgra, Sargento and others feature cream pies, Greek frozen yogurt, string cheese and more in free-standing inserts.
September 28, 2012
Consumer packaged goods giant ConAgra continues to innovate with dairy foods and beverages. In the free-standing inserts for the week beginning Sept. 23, the CPG's Marie Callender's and Healthy Choice brands promoted new products.
There are no secrets to making award-winning cheeses. Just buy the freshest milk and hire the best cheesemakers. Tillamook invites tourists to see the process from an observation deck inside the processing plant.
September 12, 2012
It is bad enough to have one co-worker looking over your shoulder while you are trying to do your job. Imagine total strangers watching you work. That’s the situation in Tillamook, Ore., where, over the course of a year, 1 million tourists stop at the Tillamook County Creamery Association factory, climb the steps to a second-story observation deck, and watch the cheesemaking process unfold below them.
Dean's sour cream, Yoplait's 100-calorie Greek yogurt and Baskin-Robbins' ice cream nachos make their debut.
September 11, 2012
Sour cream, Greek yogurt and soft-serve ice cream are the new dairy foods starring in this week's free-standing inserts.
As the Mars rover Curiosity explores the terrain and seeks signs of water on the Red Planet, another explorer on another planet finds a wonderful, life-sustaining fluid.
September 10, 2012
To much fanfare and well-deserved media attention, NASA landed its Curiosity rover on Gale Crater on Mars on the evening of Aug. 5. The engineers at mission control celebrated their expertise at deploying, landing and operating the explorer remotely from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.Read More
The little co-op that can Tillamook County Creamery Association is growing beyond its roots in the Pacific Northwest. Meet the dairy cooperative making award-winning premium cheeses that are among the top-selling brands.
September 10, 2012
Cheesemaking is all about balance and achieving consistency in the finished product. When the cheesemaker is also a dairy cooperative, there are additional and often competing concerns to balance. The farmer members of the co-op want a fair price for their milk, but the processing side doesn’t want to overpay, lest the finished product is too expensive for the market.Read More
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Featured are Yoplait, Dannon, Kraft, Hormel and Sargento.
August 29, 2012
Dairy brands promote yogurts for breakfasts and snacks and cheese for lunch and dinner in this week's free-standing inserts. Featured are Yoplait, Dannon, Kraft, Hormel and Sargento.
Land O Lakes, Kraft and Bel Brands push cheese; Kozy Shack launches a contest
August 21, 2012
Marketers of cheese, yogurt and pudding press their brands in the free-standing inserts for the week beginning Aug. 19. Among the brands are Yoplait, Kraft, The Laughing Cow, Babybel, Activia and Kozy Shack.
We identify North America’s largest processors of milk, cheese, ice cream, yogurt and other dairy foods. Dallas-based Dean Foods Co. sits atop our 19th annual Dairy 100.
August 14, 2012
The dairy processing industry in 2011 was marked by changes in ownership and in the executive suite. Processors were busy introducing new products and expanding their production plants. But one thing did not change: Dallas-based Dean Foods Co. remains the top dairy processor (based on sales) in the 19th annual Dairy 100, Dairy Foods’ ranking of North America’s largest processors of milk, cheese, ice cream, yogurt and other dairy foods.Read More
Mars follows good manufacturing practices, practices sustainability processing, runs employee-safety programs and encourages collaboration among co-workers, suppliers and customers
August 14, 2012
For the first time ever, the readers of Dairy Foods selected the Plant Of The Year. We asked you to vote online for one of 13 nominees. All of the nominated dairy processors had been featured in the magazine between January 2011 and June 2012. We publicized the awards program through our own social media channels, and we encouraged each of the nominated processors to do the same.Read More