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PepsiCo’s million-dollar bet on yogurt

A joint venture with European yogurt giant Theo Mueller Group leads to first-year sales of $100 million in the United States.
June 24, 2014

A European yogurt maker saw potential in the United States and a U.S. food and beverage company wanted to be in the dairy business. When Theo Müller hitched itself to PepsiCo’s distribution juggernaut, the Muller Quaker Dairy brand became an overnight sensation.


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This artisan premium ice cream maker uses old-fashioned production techniques

While it has invested in modern processing equipment, it uses some old-fashioned production techniques, like hand ladling.
May 6, 2014

When an ice cream processor tells me, “We do things a little differently than most,” I think to myself, “That’s what they all say.” True, most dairies do create unique recipes and flavors, but it still comes down to processing, filling and packaging, and how many variations on those themes can there be?


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EPA’s next big measurement program

April 12, 2014

 EPA’s next big measurement program uses energy performance indicators in a program created by Duke University. Soon you will be able to compare your plant to the overall dairy industry’s performance. EPA will recognize the top 25% of participating dairy plants with its Energy Star Certification. 


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Investments in UHT processing equipment helps Agropur grow

Investments in ultra-high temperature processing equipment help Agropur USA gain business in the burgeoning market for extended-shelf-life products.
April 7, 2014

 The future is bright for the aseptic packaging of dairy and processed foods in North America. That’s the conclusion of a 2012 study by the research firm Markets and Markets.  


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Today's definition of quality in dairy plants

October 18, 2013

It means meeting customers’ expectations the first time and every time. To get there, dairies must concentrate not only on raw milk quality, but also on dairy ingredients, sweeteners, flavors and the manufacturing processes.


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Umpqua Dairy: Inside the best dairy in America

October 14, 2013

 Quality Chekd honored Umpqua Dairy Products Co.’s plant in Oregon with the sought-after Production Excellence Award. A veteran production crew and attention to detail yield high- quality Grade A products, ice cream and frozen yogurt. 


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The 3 Fs of FSMA: frustrating, fizzling, fantastic

September 20, 2013

It all depends upon your point of view. But one thing is for sure: every dairy plant will be required to have a “qualified individual” who is responsible for
the facility’s FSMA program.


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A look inside Westby's plant: Cheesemakers can make a dozen different dairy products daily

September 13, 2013

The nimble cheesemakers at Westby Cooperative Creamery can make a dozen different conventional and organic products a day. They process cheeses, yogurts and other cultured dairy foods for private-label accounts, plus Westby’s own award-winning cottage cheese brand.


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Searchable database finds location of dairy processing plants

September 12, 2013
Dairy Plants USA is our new interactive database of dairy plants, searchable by dairy processor, state or products made. Buyers of dairy ingredients or brands looking for co-packing partners are among the users of this new online directory.
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Klondike Cheese adds Greek yogurt line to its Wisconsin plant

Klondike Cheese Co. makes feta cheese and Greek yogurt at its plant in Monroe, Wis.
May 28, 2013
Klondike Cheese Co. makes feta cheese and Greek yogurt at its plant in Monroe, Wis. Both products are in great demand.
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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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Build a Better Cheese

On Demand Professor John A. Lucey of the University of Wisconsin, Madison will cover defects in cheese, improving yield with processing techniques to get the most from the ingredients you've paid for, the regulatory scene, and the future.

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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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