Dairy Foods Blog

Dairy Foods Blog
Stay current with news and opinions about the dairy processing industry. The weekly free-standing insert report tracks dairy promotional activities. Executive editor Marina Mayer reports on processors' marketing campaigns. Editor in chief Jim Carper recaps the people, products and companies making news each week. Guest bloggers share their opinions.

Food manufacturers see success with lower calorie dairy products

April 16, 2014

In response to a challenge, food manufacturers have developed lower-calorie dairy products that consumers just love.  Because of these reduced-calorie foods and beverages, companies have reported improved financial performance.


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Milk. Protein. Humanity.

Become a Part of the Great American Milk Drive

The Great American Milk Drive is a nationwide program that encourages consumers to donate milk to hungry families. It launches April 2.
March 31, 2014

As the launch of the Great American Milk Drive nears (on April 2), we want to make sure you have all the details about how to be a part of the campaign.  


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A DASH of dairy

Dairy solutions to help fight high blood pressure

A DASH diet (rich in fruits, vegetables and predominantly low-fat dairy products) was found to lower blood pressure to a greater extent than a diet rich in fruits and vegetables but devoid of dairy.
March 25, 2014

Educating Americans about your products’ place in a DASH diet will become even more important leading up to and following the release of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Dietary Guidelines typically focus on a positive approach to reduce risk of or lower elevated blood pressure, including through following the DASH diet.


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Wisconsin cheesemaker Sartori thrives for 75 years

Fresh milk, skilled master cheesemakers, a team of dedicated associates and modern research have kept Wisconsin cheesemaker Sartori Co. thriving for 75 years.
March 17, 2014

Partners, customer and employees keep us strong


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To your health

Let's put milk (and its nutrition) on the tables of the most needy

Dairy Management Inc. and MilkPEP back a multiyear collaboration with Feeding America.
March 12, 2014

Milk processors and dairy farmers are coming together with Feeding America to launch the Great American Milk Drive – the first-ever nationwide program that will encourage consumers to donate milk to hungry families.


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Celebrate authenticity and the story behind the food, says founder of High Road Craft Ice Cream

February 15, 2014

 The owner of an ice cream company and a self-styled “food anthropologist” urges dairy processors and consumers to celebrate authenticity, diversity and the stories behind foods and ingredients. 


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Cheese, sodium & wellness

The nutritional benefits of cheese get a closer look

Although cheese contributes only 8% of sodium to the U.S. diet, the dairy industry isn’t taking this concern lightly.
January 17, 2014

Research shows people can detect as little as a 10% difference in the amount of salt in cheese. By reducing the variability of sodium, manufacturers can not only lower the average amount of sodium but also increase customer satisfaction.


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Health-care costs, research push nutrition to center stage

January 3, 2014

The Affordable Care Act will put more pressure toward disease prevention and healthy behaviors. The healthy halo of dairy foods and beverages will shine even brighter.


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Get 'er done

IDFA's Connie Tipton shares her 2014 'to do' list for dairy processors

The president of the International Dairy Foods Association has five items on her agenda.
December 18, 2013

 Priority numero uno: phase out government-set milk prices. Let the free market work. Second: elect a business-friendly Congress. Third: Innovate with new products and packaging. 


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Slimming down

How to create a more sustainable gallon jug for milk

3 ways to a slimmer jug are: light-weighting through container design; adding calcium carbonate as a filler to replace virgin HDPE; and light-weighting plus optimizing for calcium carbonate filler.
December 10, 2013

An integrated design approach appears to be the next frontier for the fluid milk market, where the minimum input is used to get the maximum use of materials at the end. This can only come about by the value chain working together, namely raw materials suppliers, equipment manufacturers, e.g. of blow molding equipment, distribution equipment manufacturers, e.g. of crate packing equipment, processors/brand owners and retailers.


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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 

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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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