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Articles by Sarah M. Kennedy
Dairy Foods invited leading suppliers of pumps and valves to talk about new innovations, cost cutting and best practices in dairy processing facilities. Here’s what they had to say about selecting the best pumps and valves in our virtual roundtable.
Convenience is the key. Shred it, grate it, crumble it. Consumers like their cheese ready-to-go, whether it’s natural or processed, though natural is still winning the game.
Frozen yogurt sales continue to rise above the rest, while ice cream sales stay frozen in place. The frozen novelty and ice pop novelty categories were both down.
Sales are up for makers of natural cheese slices, chunks and shreds, while the processed cheese category continues to struggle.
Processors try to keep up with the latest trends in flavors and inclusions, but making frozen desserts has its own set of challenges.
Dairy Foods’ exclusive job satisfaction survey shows the majority of those in the industry are happy with their jobs, especially those in management and those working for fluid dairy companies.