Items Tagged with 'dairy processing news'


Weekend reading

RTD tea & coffee, Cornell’s new creamery, Fage yogurt are top articles in March

Visitors to also read about Fairlife’s high-protein milk, Easter-flavored milks from Hiland Dairy and new products introduced at Expo West.
April 12, 2014

Dairy processors stay current with dairy news by visiting These were the 10 most-read articles in the month of March.

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Butter, cheese and milk

Butter prices weaken; cheese production increases; milk demand is low

Cheese demand continues to be good and manufacturers are striving to fill that need.
April 5, 2014

Butter prices are weaker as some international markets converge to U.S. prices. Improved milk supplies are helping cheese plants to increase production, while milk production varies throughout the states, reports the USDA’s Dairy Market News.

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International trade

Arla plans $400 million in plant investments this year

About $136 million will be invested in production for Arla’s strategic growth markets outside the EU – Russia, China, the Middle East & Africa.
February 3, 2014

The Denmark-based international dairy cooperative said it plans to invest 2.2 billion Danish krone (about $398.2 million) in 10 of its dairy sites in 2014. Arla's stated long-term goal is to double its exports of European dairy products to growth markets outside the EU by 2017.

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Dairy Market News

Bottling demand for milk improves; cheese production is mixed, reports USDA

Improved weather conditions in most regions of the country have been beneficial to milk production, especially in the Upper Midwest and Northeast.
January 17, 2014

Milk production across the nation is trending higher along the seasonal trend, according to the USDA's Dairy Market News report for the week ended Jan. 17. Improved weather conditions in most regions of the country have been beneficial to milk production, especially in the Upper Midwest and Northeast, where temperatures have returned towards their seasonal norms. 

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New products

Unilever's Breyers brand enters the gelato category

The company has four flavors packaged in clear 28.5-ounce tubs.
January 15, 2014

Unilever's Breyers brand is rolling out four flavors under the name Breyers Gelato Indulgences. To show off the gelato, sauce and toppings, Breyers packages the product in a clear 28.5-ounce tub. 

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News briefs

Novasep opens office in India; honors for Tetra Pak; David Michael & Co. marks anniversary

The DFA of California (formerly the Dried Fruit Association) recognized Ready Roast Nut Co.’s Madera, Calif., facility as Plant of the Year
January 10, 2014

Suppliers to the dairy processing industry, including Naturex, Novasep and Frutarom USA, are making news this week.

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Mergers, acquistions

Barry-Wehmiller, Krones, Pro Mach make European acquisitions

Barry-Wehmiller acquired Arcil SA, Paris, a supplier of packaging technology for the fresh dairy and food industries, expanding the U.S. firm's packaging platform to six separate operating companies.
January 9, 2014

Barry-Wehmiller acquired Arcil SA, Paris; Krones purchased 100% of the stock of Germany's HST Machinenbau GmbH; and Pro Mach completed its acquisition of the French capping machinery manufacturer Ets. Andre Zalkin & Cie.

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In memoriam

Mark William Rhyan, Sargento's COO, is remembered for his actions and attitude

Lou and Louie Gentine said "Mark was a champion of our corporate culture, and was passionate about 'doing it right the first time.' He served as a mentor to many, and his actions and attitude motivated those around him to excel."
December 30, 2013

Mark William Rhyan, the executive vice president and chief operations officer of cheesemaker Sargento Foods Inc., Plymouth, Wis., passed away on Dec. 25 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. 

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The top 20 stories about the dairy industry and new dairy products in 2013

Visitors to liked to read about yogurt and especially about Greek yogurt processor Chobani.
December 23, 2013

Visitors to liked to read about new dairy products. Those were among the most-viewed articles on the website in 2013. Website visitors also sought out our popular Dairy 100, the ranking of the biggest dairy companies based in the United States and Canada. Review all  20 most-viewed articles from 2013.

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Earnings report

Yoplait Greek yogurt, Haagen Dazs ice cream push sales at General Mills

Second quarter net sales essentially matched year-ago results, which were up 6%. Through the first six months of fiscal 2014, net sales are up 4%.
December 18, 2013

Yoplait blended Greek yogurt and other new food items contributed to net sales growth of General Mills in the first half of its fiscal year, the food giant reported today.

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Image Galleries

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. 


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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