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Nutrition, health, ethnic foods are top trends for the year

The children of baby boomers and a growing population of nonwhite U.S. citizens are leading a charge to more adventurous eating, including a preference for ethnic flavors and foods.
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 National demographics influence the dairy industry. Younger consumers are more adventurous in their flavor preferences while baby boomers seek better health through their diet. Note to dairy processors: develop niche products; one size will not fit all. 


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Survey shows most in dairy industry are happy with their jobs

By Sarah M. Kennedy
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 Dairy Foods’ exclusive job satisfaction survey shows the majority of those in the industry are happy with their jobs, especially those in management and those working for fluid dairy companies. 


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Dairy exports continue to grow

Neither droughts nor threatened port closures nor a shaky global economy could deter U.S. dairy ingredient manufacturers. Last year, exports again were 13% of milk production. It’s a fact: the industry keeps getting better at exporting.
By Tom Suber
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In the ongoing maturation of the U.S. dairy industry as a global player, we took another step forward in 2012.
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American Dairy Products Institute's vision to be the authority on dairy ingredients

Our members (dairy co-operatives, proprietary manufacturers and trading companies) focus on what’s important — selling more dairy products.
By David L. Thomas
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It has been an eventful year at the American Dairy Products Institute. Since I came on board in March 2012, we have developed and approved a new vision, mission and three-year strategic plan; created new membership classifications; and are in the finishing stages of rebranding the association with a new logo and website which will be introduced to our membership at our upcoming annual meeting, April 28 to 30.
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MilkPEP’s new strategy to boost sales

The Milk Processor Education Program creates a new ad campaign directed to convince “swing voters” to drink more milk for breakfast.
By Kikke Riedel
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Most people who work in the dairy industry are familiar with the iconic “got milk?” milk mustache campaign, but fewer know that research is the driving force behind MilkPEP’s approach to program activities ranging from targeting to messaging and creative execution. Often, the research conducted to guide our consumer campaign also provides our processors with important and actionable insights that can help guide product development, inform marketing and drive sales.
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Westby's 109th annual meeting recaps record year

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The 109th Annual Meeting of Westby Cooperative Creamery recaps a record setting year.
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Bel Brands' cheese ring true with consumers

Dairy Foods visits one cheesemaker’s green farmstead, explores another in the niche goat cheese market, and talks with a multinational, multiple-brand company seeing significant growth in the United States.
By Sarah M. Kennedy
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Chicago-based Bel Brands USA, makers of The Laughing Cow, Mini Babybel and Boursin cheese (among others) has become a rising star in the snacking and portable cheese category, having doubled its revenues in the last four years. Its Laughing Cow masterbrand (The Laughing Cow and Mini Babybel) is now America’s number one branded snacking cheese.
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Let me tell you about real Greek yogurt

There is Greek-style yogurt and then there is Greek yogurt made in Greece. Olympus Dairy International follows an 80-year-old family recipe that yields a thick texture and creamy taste
By Anastasios Baradakis
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Greek yogurt has seen a dramatic rise in popularity in America over the past year, but many people don’t realize that the yogurt they are picking up on a daily basis is Greek-style yogurt, not actual Greek yogurt. Olympus Dairy International is the largest organic dairy manufacturer in Greece and now we’re exporting our authentic strained Greek yogurt to the United States.
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Fleet safety is a management function, not a supervisory one

Don’t push off fleet safety and regulatory compliance to a department head or supervisor. These areas can make or break your business. So put a senior manager in charge.
By Don Wilson
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Responsibility for fleet safety and regulatory compliance can be one of the toughest jobs in a dairy or ice cream company. It’s often not viewed as an important component in making a company successful or profitable. It is quite common to see these functions as second-tier management functions that are handled at the supervisor level.
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ABI scores with butter campaign, Marin French Cheese inducted into hall of fame, and other dairy processing news

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The American Butter Institute’s social media campaign “Go Bold With Butter” focuses on maintaining levels of positive consumer awareness of butter and fostering increased butter usage.
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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 

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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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Milk/Flavored Milk and Non-Dairy Beverages: Opportunities in the Beverage Segment

This free webinar will cover methods and ingredients available to increase protein levels, processing issues related to high-protein beverages, future ingredients and opportunities for protein fortification, adding value to milk and beverages, niche markets for high-protein milk and beverages and case studies of Core Power and Fairlife.

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2014 September

Joseph Gallo Farms wins honors for its cheeses, sustainability practices; plus we look at what's happening with frozen desserts.

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