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Also going for the gold, albeit of a different kind, are visionary leaders in the business world, who have been showing that same kind of dedication, drive and pioneering bent as these athletes—which all adds up to its own type of game-changing Olympic spirit.
Milk is the only beverage that we consider a food, and is so nutritionally important and multi-purpose that it has its own classification on the USDA’S food pyramid. It also represents powerful yet contradictory views, for we perceive it to be old fashioned and modern, local and global, a treat and a necessity and natural and innovative.
What effect will China's new Food Safety Plan have on the global dairy industry? The Chinese dairy market has been growing at 10% annually, and is expected to continue at similar rates until 2020 So what should one expect? Dairy producers (Nestle is one) are moving to preemptively consolidate their sourcing in an effort to mitigate potential compliance issues.
The magic that happens over shared meals, or spending time together as a family as much as possible, can help preserve the American family, strengthen all of its members and enrich their lives. I’m sure America’s Republicans and Democrats both agree that more families should be sitting together at dinner.
Processors can partner with grocery retailers to sell more dairy foods and beverages. The Innovation Center tested five consumer-insight-driven merchandising concepts addressing the breakfast, snacking and dinner eating occasions.
The Dairy Research Institute challenged college students nationwide to develop a dairy-based beverage that provides tangible innovation opportunities for the dairy industry and aligns with beverage growth areas. The top three teams were honored at the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Annual meeting in Phoenix.
Before Facebook and Twitter, consumers used good old word-of-mouth to tell their friends about good (or bad) experinces and products. Now, brands not only foster relationships with consumers by inviting candid feedback, but also encourage consumer-to-consumer conversation beyond their control. Mentions of products can be “hashtagged” and tracked across social media networks. These new outlets helped transform a once informal marketing tactic into a measurable campaign form. Here’s how it works.
Food and beverage packaging — notably aseptic packaging — is one area where dairy brands have dramatically improved the footprint of the dairy supply chain, achieving savings through reduced energy and distribution costs, while increasing capacity for retailers. Less obvious are the environmental improvements that dairy producers can achieve on the plant level through processing efficiencies.
In the 150th anniversary year of the first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard, it was both a thrill and an honor to hear the GHG (greenhouse gas) calculators developed by the Innovation Center for US Dairy described as the “must-have” equipment for dairy plants.
The third-generation, independently owned dairy processor manufactures milk, buttermilk, sour cream, juices, iced teas and fruit punches at its plant in Portland, Maine. It is also a leader in energy conservation.
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The Food Safety Summit offers the opportunity to attend and participate in these selected sessions remotely by registering and joining in LIVE from your computer.
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