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.
Free-standing inserts

Kozy Shack seeks a million-dollar pudding recipe; Yoplait expands its pink ribbon campaign

Dairy brands use contests and health claims in this week's free-standing inserts.
October 12, 2012

Kozy Shack seeks recipes using its pudding or flan in a contest and Yoplait kicks off its 'save lids to save lives' campaign in this week's free-standing inserts.


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A better way to analyze milk routes

We looked at the manifest detail for each route and took into account truck input costs. Now we haul milk more efficiently and pay haulers more equitably.
October 10, 2012
Trucks hauling milk from Associated Milk Producers Inc. member farms to manufacturing plants will log 44,000 miles in 24 hours — or the distance to travel roundtrip from Anchorage, Alaska, to Key West, Fla. — four times.
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Free-standing inserts

Frigo says 'cheese wisely' in this weeks FSIs

Frigo, Carnation, Knorr and other brands show recipe ideas using dairy foods and beverages.
October 3, 2012

Saputo's Frigo CheeseHeads string cheese brand builds a promotion around the election season. Other dairy marketers offer their foods as recipe ingredients.


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Free-standing inserts

ConAgra promotes new yogurt, new cream pies in this week's FSIs

ConAgra, Sargento and others feature cream pies, Greek frozen yogurt, string cheese and more in free-standing inserts.
September 28, 2012

Consumer packaged goods giant ConAgra continues to innovate with dairy foods and beverages. In the free-standing inserts for the week beginning Sept. 23, the CPG's Marie Callender's and Healthy Choice brands promoted new products.


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Another point of view

Aseptic packaging won't save fluid milk

The author offers an opposing point of view to the merits of fluid milk in aseptic packages.
September 25, 2012

The worst thing that could ever happen to fluid milk is to use aseptic packaging because the dairy industry would lose those great big electronic display cases that now adorn over 10,000 Class A grocery stores in the United States.


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Free-standing inserts

Kraft gets krazy with silly spellingz in its FSI for Jell-O puddings

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.


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Dairy research

The National Dairy Foods Research Centers program celebrates 25 years of research, education and innovation

The resources offered by the program have played a valuable role for industry by bringing product innovation, technical experts and relevant research to the attention of dairy companies.
September 17, 2012

Quality and performance improvements in dairy ingredients as well as the discovery of new uses and product applications often started with the work at the Dairy Research Centers. 


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Free-standing inserts

Dean, Yoplait, Baskin-Robbins introduce new dairy foods in this week's FSIs

Dean's sour cream, Yoplait's 100-calorie Greek yogurt and Baskin-Robbins' ice cream nachos make their debut.
September 11, 2012

Sour cream, Greek yogurt and soft-serve ice cream are the new dairy foods starring in this week's free-standing inserts.
 


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Inspiration

The business world needs more Olympic visionaries

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.  


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Dairy products marketing

Yogurt and cheese vie for share of stomach in this week's free-standing inserts

Featured are Yoplait, Dannon, Kraft, Hormel and Sargento.
August 29, 2012

Dairy brands promote yogurts for breakfasts and snacks and cheese for lunch and dinner in this week's free-standing inserts. Featured are Yoplait, Dannon, Kraft, Hormel and Sargento.


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