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.
Weekly news round-up

Jim Carper's Dairy Case

A weekly round-up of the people, products and processors making news this week. In this edition: Unilever, Peggy Biltz, Hidden Valley Ranch, Arena Cheese and more.
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Sustainability and packaging solutions for processors of dairy foods

Dairy processors today have a much greater understanding that developing an eco-story starts by not wasting what you already have. One of the easiest ways to reduce food waste and minimize food spoilage is to increase the efficiency of food packaging. 

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Tillamook has been making quality dairy foods for more than 100 years

Start with high-quality milk and develop dairy foods in a responsible manner.
Since 1909, the farmer owners of Tillamook have been committed to providing families with the most consistent, best-tasting, highest-quality dairy products made in the most natural way possible. This is the promise Tillamook strives to meet each and every day with every product that bears our name.
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Weekly news round-up

Jim Carper's Dairy Case

A look at the people, products and processors making news. This week: Organic Valley, Dairy Farmers of America, Lifeway Foods and more.
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Food safety

Ensuring produce safety in a global food system

Since then FDA and our academic partner JIFSAN have held eight Good Agricultural Practices workshops in Mexico—more than in any other country. Numerous technical experts have shared their knowledge in areas such as laboratories, seafood and dairy processing, and food packaging. FDA has hosted 40 visitors in 14 delegations to facilitate information exchange between our countries.

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All Good Things Come to an End

It’s not everyday that people can say, “I love my job,” especially when many of today’s companies are cinching raises, bonuses and company perks just to save the bottom line. Despite today’s economical hardships though, everyone in the food industry continues to love their job.

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Weekly news round-up

Jim Carper's Dairy Case

People, processors and products making news this week. In this issue: Bareman's Dairy, AMPI, Chobani, National Milk Producers Federation and more.

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Free-standing inserts

Dairy processors promote new and fresh in this week's FSIs

Dairy brands announce a milk crate’s worth of new dairy products in this week’s free-standing inserts. They also promote freshness and the use of dairy foods in recipes in preparation for the upcoming Easter and Passover holidays.

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The founder of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says butterfat is sexy

All ice creams are not created equal. We prove it every day in our kitchen.
Making ice creams is balancing four facets of flavor: taste, texture, consistency and finish. At the center of the magical ice cream-making experience is butterfat, the carrier of scent and to me, one of the sexiest things in the world.
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Marina Mayer's Marketing Musings

Stonyfield pairs up with Dr. Seuss' The Lorax movie to introduce new YoKids Greek yogurt, says Marina Mayer, executive editor.
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Image Galleries

Velvet Ice Cream Co., Utica, Ohio

Velvet Ice Cream built its reputation on making premium products that adhere to the standard of identity for ice cream. Its lines consist of premium, all natural, churned (low-fat), no sugar added, novelties, sherbet (in cups and in push-up tubes) and a controlled ice cream brand for grocery store customers.


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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Product Inspection Fundamentals for the Dairy Industry

On Demand Consolidation in the dairy industry is raising the bar on innovation and driving efficiencies to ensure competitiveness. One area often overlooked is the role that the right product inspection program can play in supporting the organization’s overall business goals and protecting brand reputation. Drawing on best practices in metal detection, X-ray inspection and checkweighing, this session will cover criteria to help determine the right technologies to employ for a given product and packaging type for high-value, perishable dairy products.

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An at once an all-inclusive guide to the meaning of hundreds of technical terms and ideas needed for ice cream manufacturing, as well as a practical introduction to the ingredients, freezing methods, flavoring, and packaging of ice cream, sherbet, sorbet, gelato, frozen yogurts, novelties and many other kinds of frozen desserts.

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