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Yoplait shows gains in volume, sales and market share in Q1

While net sales for General Mills' U.S. Retail segment dipped 5% from the prior year, the Snacks, Yoplait and Small Planet Foods divisions achieved net sales gains.

"In U.S. Retail, our Yoplait yogurt business returned to growth, with volume, sales, and market share gains,” said General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell in a statement today. 


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The Dairy 100

Enhanced Dairy 100 report links companies to websites, annual reports

Clicking on the company name takes you to that dairy processor’s website. Annual reports and financial information for public companies are one click away.

Dairy Foods has enhanced its 2014 report of the largest dairy processors. Visitors to the 2014 Dairy 100 can link to company websites directly from the listing. We have also provided links to annual reports and other financial information for publicly held dairy processors.


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Investor news

Sales of dairy ingredients, butter set record at Land O'Lakes

Dairy sales also rose at Nestle, Arla and Kraft.

Land O'Lakes Inc., Arden Hills, Minn., said that its Dairy Foods business segment in 2013 generated record pretax earnings of $75 million on sales of $4.5 billion, up 8% from 2012. The results were driven by improved margins on milk powders and butter in Global Dairy Ingredients along with records in sales volume and earnings in the Retail Foods and Foodservice businesses.


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Corporate earnings

Q2 cheese revenues rise at Kraft; net revenues for the company down 1.1%

In the company's Cheese Segment, revenues increased from a combination of higher prices, volume gains and improved product mix with significant gains in Kraft natural cheeses and Velveeta
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. Northfield, Ill., reported today that net revenues in the second quarter declined 1.1% to $4.7 billion and that operating income increased 53.5% to $1.4 billion in the period. In the company's Cheese Segment, revenues increased from a combination of higher prices, volume gains and improved product mix with significant gains in Kraft natural cheeses and Velveeta.

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Quarterly earnings

Natural cheeses, Velveeta star in Kraft Foods Group's Q1 results

The company saw "significant consumption growth" in its natural cheeses and Velveeta business in the first three months of the year.

"We're off to a solid start," said Tony Vernon, CEO of Kraft.  "Our first quarter results reflect strong returns on our new product innovations to date, as well as the fact that our cost savings outpaced our plans to reinvest in our brands."


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Construction

Darigold completes construction of plant dryer in Lynden, Wash.

Darigold exports two thirds of its milk powder production and three-quarters of its whey products.

Seattle-based Darigold, the marketing and processing subsidiary of the Northwest Dairy Association, announced the completion of its new milk powder dryer at its Lynden, Wash., processing plant. A fire destroyed the dryer in February 2012.


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The name game

Roberts Dairy brand to disappear in May when products will be produced under the Hiland name

In January, products from the Coleman Dairy division were changed to the Hiland label.

The Roberts Dairy brand will be discontinued in May when the dairy's milk and dairy products will be marketed under the Hiland Dairy Foods label. In a statement, Hiland said "the move will solidify the synergy between two of the country’s finest dairy producers, under one name."


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Corporate earnings

AMPI reports $1.7 billion in sales in 2012

Cheese production grew by 11 million pounds, butter by 5 million pounds.

AMPI’s core products were the cooperative’s top performers in 2012. Cheese production, which represents 57% of total sales, grew by more than 11 million pounds as compared to one year earlier. Butter production continued to grow steadily, increasing 5 million pounds. 


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Bel Brands, Brookings, S.D.

The 170,000-square-foot facility on 48 acres in Brookings has the capacity of producing more than 22 million pounds of cheese annually. That is approximately 1.5 million Mini Babybel portions every day. It makes Original (a Gouda type cheese), Light and Mozzarella.

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3/31/15 2:00 pm EST

Raising the bar with in-line mixing and blending technologies: high output with flexibility and low costs

In this webinar, you will be introduced to advanced in-line blending, dosing and mixing technologies that offer high flexible productions, reduced product losses, shorter batch times, uniform products, and reduced ingredient costs. As a result, Food Manufacturers can optimize their productions and increase their profitability.

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The cheese issue: A look inside Bel Brands; Karoun Dairies' success; A preview of the WCIC Cheese Show

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