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Chobani completes Idaho plant in less than a year

Chobani completed the construction of a 1 million-square-foot plant in Twin Falls, Idaho, in 326 days. The New York-based yogurt maker called it the world’s largest yogurt manufacturing facility. Ground-breaking was held in December 2011, construction began in January 2012 and the building was completed on Dec. 17, 2012.
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These 5 principles are key to our success

Mars Ice Cream is proud to be named the Dairy Foods 2012 Plant of the Year as we celebrate our 25th anniversary in Burr Ridge, Ill. People in the industry often ask me what makes Mars so different from other companies. I believe the key to our success is Mars’ Five Principles of Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom.

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People Announcements: June 2012

Friendly’s Ice Cream, said Anthony M. Lavely joined the company as executive vice president and chief marketing officer. He will be responsible for company-wide marketing, including advertising, media, field marketing, digital, public relations, and product development.
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How our team approaches sustainability

A cross-functional sustainability team asks “why not?” as it examines processes and procedures.
At Perry’s Ice Cream, our family continues the tradition of making the same high-quality ice cream that founder H. Morton Perry crafted nearly a century ago in 1918.
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Gifford's famous ice cream is made in Maine

The Maine ice cream processor focuses on flavors, distribution, customer service and employee relations. Those factors add up to a successful and growing business.
The history of America is full of famous brothers. Comedy has its Marx brothers and baseball its Alou brothers. The Wright brothers reportedly had something to do with manned flight. In the world of ice cream, there are the Gifford brothers of Skowhegan, Maine.
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Gifford's makes ice cream with family recipes, vintage equipment

Gifford’s makes the world’s best chocolate ice cream using old-fashioned recipes and equipment at its little plant in Skowhegan.

The Gifford’s Ice Cream processing plant is tucked into a hillside on Hathaway Street in Skowhegan, Maine. This unassuming little band box of a building gives no hint that inside, production workers are creating super premium ice cream that is sold in company-owned and independently owned scoop shops and by retailers from Maine to Maryland.

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Meet Bill Weigel, the owner of Weigel's convenience stores

As Bill Weigel navigates his Toyota Avalon down Tennessee State Highway 131 through Powell, Tenn., he points out landmarks from his boyhood. There is the house where his grandmother lived. Over there is the orchard where he went for an apple to mask the tobacco on his breath from smoking (at age 9) his homemade corncob pipe. And that’s where he boarded the bus and rode to the big city (Knoxville) all by himself before he was even 10 years old.
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Bella Pak’s Plant Becomes USDA Organic Certified

Bella Pak’s Appleton, Wis., plant is now USDA Organic certified by the Midwest Organic Services Association, Inc. (MOSA) to produce organic Parmesan and Romano cheeses under its Redwood Farms line. Bella Pak’s cheese comes from certified-organic farms and processing plants.
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Hilmar Cheese Awarded 2011 Corporate Donor Honor

Hilmar Cheese Co. Inc. received the 2011 Outstanding Corporate Donor in Philanthropy award by The Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals in cooperation with the Modesto Rotary Club, both in Modesto, Calif., for its generosity to Emanuel Medical Center, Turlock, Calif.
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Nestlé’s Canadian Plant Receives Gold Medal IPM Partner Award

Nestlé Ice Cream Factory Canada, a manufacturer of Nescafe and Nesquik, to name a few, received the 2010-11 Gold Medal IPM Partner Award for its outstanding commitment to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) partnerships.
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Extended Shelf Life (ESL) by Means of Clarification

Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On-Demand A new method of double bacterial removal allows dairies to extend the shelf life of milk to more than 30 days without sacrificing quality or nutritional content. The process, known as GEA Westfalia Separator prolong, eliminates ...

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The Dannon Co., Minster, Ohio

Dannon's plant can process more than 3 million cups of a yogurt a day. An array of form-fill-seal machines is the reason.


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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Anderson Erickson Dairy, Des Moines, Iowa

 From this one plant, AE Dairy manufactures a full range of Grade A dairy beverages and foods, including white and flavored milk, ice cream mix (packaged for retail sale and for commercial use), 50 flavors of Greek and conventional low-fat and nonfat yogurt, buttermilk, whipping cream, cottage cheese, juices, sour cream and dips.  


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!

1/26/15 8:15 am EST

President's Address --2020 Vision

On Demand They say hindsight is 20/20, but IDFA President and CEO Connie Tipton is turning that old adage on its head. She plans to look forward to the next five years with a focused vision on important changes ahead for the dairy industry. In her address Tipton will challenge industry leaders to be willing to shake things up. She will unveil plans to ramp up IDFA activities during the run up to 2020.

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Our annual supplier spotlights issue; A look inside Anderson Erickson Dairy; plus our detection systems Q&A

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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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