Agropur USA, Eden Prairie, Minn., is the first recipient of the Breakthrough Award for Dairy Ingredient Innovation, a new competition from the American Dairy Products Institute and Dairy Foods. The magazine will present the award to Agropur at ADPI’s annual meeting in Chicago in April.
Also at the 2017 Dairy Forum, Kathleen Glass received the NCI Laureate Award and Connie Tipton is honored with a Soaring Eagle award for service to the association.
March 2, 2017
The Cornell University Dairy Foods Extension team received the International Dairy Foods Association’s inaugural Food Safety Leadership Award at the 2017 Dairy Forum in Orlando, Fla. The annual event, staged by IDFA, was held Jan. 29 to Feb. 1.
The International Dairy Foods Association honored 137 dairy company operations with Dairy Industry Safety Recognition Awards and Achievement Certificates. It is the 13th year that IDFA has sponsored the program, which highlights outstanding worker safety records of U.S. dairy companies.
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.