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.

Marina Mayer's Marketing Musings

The act of clipping coupons is becoming extreme, says executive editor Marina Mayer. Find out how retailers are fighting back to save their bottom line.

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Dairy Processors Promise Honest, Wholesome Foods in This Week's FSIs

Dean Foods, Nestle and Bel Brands use the words "wholesome," "real  and "delicious"in this week's free-standing inserts.

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Jim Carper's Dairy Case

Welcome to the dairy case, a round-up of what’s new this week in products, companies and marketing. In this issue: International Dairy Show, International Whey Conference, Anuga, Associated Milk Producers Inc., Chobani, Dean Foods, U.S. Dairy Export Council and more.
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Marina Mayer's Marketing Musings

Sustainable agriculture leaders urge consumers to choose organic today through a “Who’s Your Farmer?” tour, says executive editor Marina Mayer.

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Taking My Licks

Dairy Foods editor in chief  Jim Carper sizes up ice creams and gelati at a festival in Chicago, then dives in.
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Yogurt makers support breast cancer research in this week's FSIs

Yoplait and Dannon rally shoppers to donate to breast cancer research organizations in this week's free-standing inserts. Also in this issue: Jamba, Baskin-Robbins, recipes with cheese and more.

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Jim Carper's Dairy Case

Welcome to the dairy case, a round-up of what’s new this week in products, companies and marketing. In this issue: Straus Family Creamery, Baskin-Robbins, Blue Bell, Sartori, Stonyfield Farm, Organic Valley, Agro-Farma and more.
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Marina Mayer's Marketing Musings

Stonyfield Farm launches a yogurt lid campaign to support non-profit BreastCancer.org, says executive editor Marina Mayer.

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Marina Mayer's Marketing Musings

Il Giardino Italian cheeses and the Wine of the Month Club unveil “The Perfect Pair,” says executive editor Marina Mayer.

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Dairy Marketers Celebrate Summer in this week's FSIs

In this week's free-standing inserts, dairy marketers celebration the waning days of summer. Celebration Foods does it with an Oreo cookie ice cream cake; Dannon with its Light & Fresh yogurt.

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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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Harness Your Product Inspection Program to Save Money, Ensure Quality and Drive Efficiencies

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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A look inside 100-year-old Velvet Ice Cream; Plus we look at four cheese processors with award-winning artisan and farmstead cheeses.

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Tharp & Young on Ice Cream: An Encyclopedic Guide to Ice Cream Science and Technology

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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