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.
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.
International Delight Iced coffee and Baileys Coffee Creamer from HP Hood get the star treatment in this week's free-standing inserts. Meanwhile, General Mills makes a big push with Yoplait, and Dannon promotes a new Greek yogurt SKU.
July, designated as National Ice Cream Month is winding down, but ice cream processors are still are still busy promoting their treats through social media. Here's a look at the processors, products and people making dairy processing news headlines this week.
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.
Winning product entries leverage industry trends, provide opportunities for dairy innovation
July 17, 2012
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.
Jim Carper took his Dairy Case to Tillamook, Ore., this week.
July 13, 2012
Tillamook County, Ore., the so-called "land of cheese, trees and ocean breeze" is a magical place, a bit of Brigadoon in the Pacific Northwest, if you will (although you don't have to wait every 100 years to visit the place). I waited 56 years to make my first visit, and was instantly smitten by the region's beauty and the citizenry's friendliness.