Stay current with news and opinions about the dairy processing industry. The weekly free-standing insert report tracks dairy promotional activities. Editor in chief Jim Carper recaps the people, products and companies making news each week. Guest bloggers share their opinions.
Pudding made with milk, flavored cheese and protein-enriched yogurt star in the free-standing inserts this week.
September 18, 2012
Kraft takes two free-standing inserts (for Jell-O pudding and FreshTake cheese-breadcrumbs-spices kits), while Dannon promotes a new Activia yogurt and Land O Lakes introduces a four-cheese Italian blend.
If we are to work our way out of this global slump, it will take Olympic-like efforts from more of the same types of visionaries around the world.
September 7, 2012
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.
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.
Milk doesn’t always get its just due. It's worth focusing attention on the lifelong benefits derived from milk.
August 20, 2012
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.
Dairy food and beverage marketers promote cultured dairy products and cheese products in this week's free-standing inserts. They tout the protein, calcium and vitamin content of their foods. Featured are Gehl Foods, Saputo, Daisy, Dannon and more.
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.