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Feeling its oats

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.

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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Klondike Cheese mines the Greek yogurt vein

The award-winning cheesemaker built a cultured dairy production facility to meet the demand for Greek yogurt from food processors and private-label accounts.

A Wisconsin cheesemaker built a Greek yogurt production facility to meet private-label demand for the popular cultured dairy food.

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Origin Food Group focuses on healthy cultured dairy

Origin Food Group makes smoothies, drinkable yogurts and bulk yogurt. The North Carolina dairy processor offers a range of services to contract manufacturing customers.

 Origin Food Group is focused on manufacturing value-added dairy products for private-label and contract manufacturing accounts. The dairy processor also makes its own branded cultured dairy foods and beverages. 

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Chobani funds training program at Cornell

 In October, Chobani Inc., New Berlin, N.Y., donated $1.5 million to Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., to promote innovation in dairy and food science. 

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Cultured dairy trends: Yogurt rules

The star of the cultured category continues to be Greek yogurt, but other international-style yogurts are vying for attention. Plus, bold, exotic flavors, on-the-go products and a high-protein emphasis are showing up throughout the cultured dairy case.

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Westby Cooperative Creamery sees new era of sales growth and product development

Westby Cooperative Creamery urges customers to “take home country goodness.” Sales at the Wisconsin co-op are growing steadily, thanks to contract manufacturing of organic and conventional products, steady demand from foodservice and institutional accounts, and a focus on product development.
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Hello, Wisconsin

Klondike Cheese feasts on feta and Greek yogurt

Klondike Cheese traces its heritage to Switzerland. Today, the Wisconsin dairy processor thrives with its branded and private-label feta cheese and Greek yogurt products.
The state of Wisconsin has a long tradition of cheesemaking. Swiss, German and Italian immigrants processed local milk into the cheeses they knew from the Old Country, such as Emmenthal, Muenster and provolone.
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Green yogurt

PepsiCo, Theo Muller Group open a sustainable yogurt plant in New York state

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer and PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi are on hand for the grand opening of a plant that manufactures Muller yogurt.

Muller Quaker Dairy, a joint venture between PepsiCo Inc. and Theo Muller Group opened a 350,000-square-foot state-of-the-art yogurt manufacturing facility in Batavia, N.Y., on June 3. The company is targeting LEED certification for the facility.

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New Yo-Mix Greek from DuPont Nutrition & Health

New Yo-Mix Greek from DuPont Nutrition & Health is a five-species yogurt culture blend that gives dairy processors a simpler, more efficient and consistent way to culture Greek-style yogurt.
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Yogurt's domination goes beyond the dairy aisle

Greek yogurt is dominating the cultured dairy category and has pushed conventional yogurt to the forefront. Other food processors use the cultured products as ingredients in snacks and cereals, and consumers use the yogurts in recipes.
Greek yogurt is leading the way in new product innovations and helping to keep yogurt on everyone’s radar. Processors continue to introduce new yogurt flavors in Greek and regular, and many are finding new ways to incorporate yogurt into other foods.
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Challenges and Opportunities in High-Protein Yogurts and other Cultured Products

Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This webinar will discuss the interest in high protein yogurt, fortification and separation options in processing high-protein yogurt, and what's on the horizon for cultured dairy foods and beverages.

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Anderson Erickson Dairy, Des Moines, Iowa

 From this one plant, AE Dairy manufactures a full range of Grade A dairy beverages and foods, including white and flavored milk, ice cream mix (packaged for retail sale and for commercial use), 50 flavors of Greek and conventional low-fat and nonfat yogurt, buttermilk, whipping cream, cottage cheese, juices, sour cream and dips.  


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1/26/15 8:15 am EST

President's Address --2020 Vision

On Demand They say hindsight is 20/20, but IDFA President and CEO Connie Tipton is turning that old adage on its head. She plans to look forward to the next five years with a focused vision on important changes ahead for the dairy industry. In her address Tipton will challenge industry leaders to be willing to shake things up. She will unveil plans to ramp up IDFA activities during the run up to 2020.

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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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