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.
With ‘fiber-enriched’ and ‘sugar-reduced’ the buzzwords of 2014, it is no wonder that products combining the two are proving popular with end users.
October 24, 2014
As consumers’ interest in fiber enrichment and sugar reduction continues to grow, recipes that promote these nutritional benefits look set to become ever more popular in dairy and nondairy products alike.
Early results show that our campaigns are effectively changing attitudes and motivating consumption. We must stay focused on the initiatives that help to move more milk, change consumer behavior and activate the industry to work hand-in-hand toward success.
Thousands of families in need have benefited from milk donations to The Great American Milk Drive, the nationwide program to deliver gallons of milk to hungry families who need it. September is Hunger Action Month.
Do not expect the de-coupling of the U.S. and international prices to continue forever. One day we will realize that U.S. prices are too high to remain competitive on the world stage. When that happens, expect more downward price corrections.
Mazzi is a durable food-grade plastic container designed with a wide mouth that better enables farmers to milk using both hands.
July 30, 2014
Bill Gates put a spotlight on a significant challenge for smallholder dairy farmers, we invented the technology solution now being delivered by our partners, but it is a sustainable market that will make Mazzi a success in the long term.
Did you know your computer can fill a hungry child’s empty glass with fresh milk? No, you don’t have to connect a USB cable from a cow to your laptop. Instead, all you need to do is make a donation to the Great American Milk Drive.
June 1 was World Milk Day and in the United States, the entire month is Dairy Month. Demand for milk is great. But, as the author writes, U.S. producers should treat export markets with caution and use the profit boost as fuel for innovation here at home.
New regulations in China seem to further alter the playing field for milk powder brands in favor of major foreign companies, which together made up 54% of the Chinese market in terms of sales revenue in 2013.