The Kentucky-based buying group makes several staff changes and continues to experience great membership growth, program participation.
July 8, 2016
All Star continues strong growth through membership additions and new purchasing programs. Dairy membership continues to grow, but All Star continues to see solid growth in other manufacturing sectors.
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In head-to-head comparisons, nutrient-dense dairy foods beat their analog counterparts. Perhaps the new FDA labeling requirements will help the dairy industry to push back against claims by plant-based products.
The agreement allows MilkPEP members to use the Olympic rings on packages for white milk.
June 20, 2016
In January, the Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) signed a five-year sponsorship deal with the United States Olympic Committee. The agreement allows MilkPEP members to use the Olympic rings on packages and promotional material for white milk.
If you manufacture branded dairy foods, then you should consider taking on private label products if you have the capacity. By manufacturing foods and beverages for other companies, dairy plants can keep their production lines moving.
Before the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), U.S. cheese exporters faced a 245% out-of-quota tariff if they wanted to ship to Canada. After TPP is implemented, U.S. cheese exporters will continue to face a 245% out-of-quota tariff, but with the opportunity to compete for a larger quota of various cheeses.
Alqueria Dairy (Bogota, Colombia), Alqueria Dairy (Santa Marta, Colombia), Prairie Farms (Carlinville, Ill.) and Umpqua Dairy Products Co. (Roseburg, Ore.) took the top Quality Chekd honors in dairy excellence, plant performance and marketing, respectively, at the 2016 QCS Leadership Conference in April.