Items Tagged with 'cheese processors'


Food processors look for natural cheese

It is estimated that 70% of all cheese used in processing channels is natural. The key varieties are Cheddar, mozzarella, cream cheese and hard Italian cheeses.
By John A. Lucey
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Cheese usage today falls into three categories — industrial, retail and foodservice.

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Consumer trends guide cheesemakers

By Marty Pullin
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 Flavored and specialty cheeses help drive cheese sales as consumers are eating more cheese than ever. Cheese processors tap into convenient-snacking and portion-control trends. 

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A look inside California's Central Valley Cheese

By Jim Carper
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 California’s Central Valley Cheese keeps busy by making a wide range of cheeses and cultured dairy products that appeal to Mediterranean, Hispanic, Indian and South Asian consumers. 

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The artisan cheese movement fuels a trend: bold flavors

By Sarah M. Kennedy
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 Natural cheese is still the clear winner for cheese processors, while snacking occasions are on the rise. Plus, consumers’ interest in unique flavors helps fuel the artisan cheese movement and inspires other processors to create more bold combinations. 

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Dutch Farms exports its way to success

By Sarah M. Kennedy
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Dutch Farms is seeing dramatic growth in its exports; the company won a 2013 Illinois Export Award.

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Lioni cheese: Old World recipes, New World Technologies

By Sarah M. Kennedy
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 The owners of Lioni Latticini find success in the United States by producing the same authentic fresh mozzarella their family made in Italy for generations. New equipment and technology makes the cheesemaker more efficient. 

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Flavor trends: Cheese gets hot and spicy

By Sarah M. Kennedy
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Cheese processors add jalapeno, black pepper and other spices to their new products.
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WCIC show preview: Cheesemakers head to the land of cheese

Show organizers expect 1,400 attendees at the Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference in La Crosse, Wis., April 17 to 18 to see the latest in cheese technology.
By Sarah M. Kennedy
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The 2013 Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference (WCIC) will see more than 1,400 cheese industry leaders from around the nation gather for the latest in cheese technology, product safety, marketing and dairy issues. The conference, which is co-hosted by the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research and Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, takes place at La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis., April 17-18.
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Trends in cheese flavors, manufacturing

An exclusive Dairy Foods survey uncovers the trends in cheesemaking, flavors, packaging, processing and equipment purchasing.
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Specialty and artisan cheeses are in this year. Cheesemakers are putting their efforts into developing all-natural and low-fat varieties. And processors are planning a wide variety of capital investments, including form-fill-sealers, cutting equipment, vats and tanks.
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Bel Brands' Wisconsin pride: A look inside the cheese plant

Bel Brands’ recently FSSC 22000 certified manufacturing facility in Little Chute, Wis., produces cold-pack and gourmet cheese spreads, including WisPride, Kaukauna, Boursin and Merkts.
By Sarah M. Kennedy
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Tucked away in a small town in Wisconsin is Bel Brands USA’s Little Chute plant, the smaller of its two cheese plants. Last October the plant was the first of Bel’s to get the Foundation for Food Safety Certification (FSSC) 22000.
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Build a Better Cheese

Contact: Adam Thomas

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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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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Milk/Flavored Milk and Non-Dairy Beverages: Opportunities in the Beverage Segment

This free webinar will cover methods and ingredients available to increase protein levels, processing issues related to high-protein beverages, future ingredients and opportunities for protein fortification, adding value to milk and beverages, niche markets for high-protein milk and beverages and case studies of Core Power and Fairlife.

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Joseph Gallo Farms wins honors for its cheeses, sustainability practices; plus we look at what's happening with frozen desserts.

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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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Dairy Foods Buyers Guide

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