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Chobani is Dairy Food's 2012 Processor of the Year

Hamdi Ulukaya has led Chobani to the top of the yogurt category, and for that reason, Dairy Foods names Chobani the 2012 Processor of the Year. But the company’s influence is felt throughout the dairy industry.
December 19, 2012
In his hit song “American Saturday Night,” country singer Brad Paisley celebrates immigrants’ contributions to American culture, including pizza with Canadian bacon, beer from the Netherlands, Brazilian leather, German cars and the Beatles, not to mention “a French kiss, Italian ice and margaritas in the moonlight.”
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Franklin Foods creates Greek yogurt cream cheese

December 10, 2012
Franklin Foods, Enosburg Falls, Vt., owners of Greek Mountain Farms, created a Greek yogurt cream cheese said to contain twice the protein and half the fat of regular cream cheese, plus live and active cultures.
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Frozen dairy desserts, Indulgence made easy

Processors of frozen desserts look to grow with mini-portions and exotic flavors. That recipe is already working for frozen yogurt and pudding manufacturers.
December 11, 2012
While ice cream unit sales are struggling, despite many flavor innovations, frozen puddings and pies have seen promising growth, and frozen yogurt continues to soar.
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Point Brands creates flavored iXtreme Hydrator functional beverages

December 13, 2012
Denver-based Point Brands Inc., created citrus- and berry-flavored iXtreme Hydrator functional beverages, which are infused with electrolytes.
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A new grab-and-go beverage introduced from Victoria’s Kitchen Almond Water

December 12, 2012
A new grab-and-go hydrating beverage is available from Los Angeles-based Victoria’s Kitchen Almond Water.
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Red Bull is launching new flavored Red Bull Editions

December 11, 2012
Red Bull USA, Santa Monica, Calif., is launching three new flavored energy drinks called Red Bull Editions in March 2013.
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The Hain Celestial Group introduces a new line of energy shots featuring green tea

December 11, 2012
The Hain Celestial Group, Boulder, Colo., has a new line of all-natural energy shots featuring green tea.
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Snack Pack introduces Bakery Shop puddings

December 10, 2012
Omaha, Neb.-based Snack Pack, a brand of ConAgra Foods Inc., introduces Snack Pack Bakery Shop puddings.
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Yogurt

Skyland Foods creates nutrition-focused, drinkable yogurts

September 27, 2012

Skyland Foods introduces IBEX, drinkable yogurts that targets functional health benefits that focus on brain, digestive health and recovery.


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Artisan Deli Cheeses

December 10, 2012
A new line of artisan deli cheeses is available from Litehouse Foods, Sandpoint, Idaho
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Kefir

Lifeway introduces Gingerbread kefir for the holidays

October 1, 2012
Lifeway adds a Gingerbread flavor smoothie to its holiday collection of kefirs for the season.
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Natural cheese slices its way to the top

Natural cheese sales and units continue to rise, especially in the grated and slice segments, while processed cheese products struggle.
December 14, 2012
In the cheese aisle, it seems consumers are still reaching for that natural slice, chunk or shredded cheese option versus their processed cousins. With consumers becoming more health-conscious every day and more informed about their food, the natural cheese category continues to dominate.
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Mixed results with vitamins, mineral mix-ins for milk

Does it add value to dairy foods and beverages when processors add more vitamins or minerals? Or does it tarnish an otherwise clean label?
December 10, 2012
On both a personal and professional level, I believe dairy foods are perfect just the way they are. The truth is: I don’t want anyone messing with my milk (or cheese or yogurt). Milk is naturally nutrient-rich and although I understand the rationale for adding vitamin D, I don’t think milk needs further assistance — but that’s just me. Or is it?
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How cultured dairy products can have a long shelf life and a clean label

Your cultured dairy products can have a long shelf life and a clean label. Lactic acid bacteria will produce compounds that have antimicrobial activity against bacteria, yeasts and molds.
December 15, 2012

When consumers grow interested in what is in their food, they read product labels. And when shoppers read product labels that include potassium sorbate, nisin, maltodextrins, carrageenan, sodium benzoate and so on, they put your product back on the shelf.


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SIAL reports strong attendance, new dairy products

December 12, 2012
For the 25th show, it was predicted that there would be 6,000 exhibitors and 140,000 visitors from 200 countries. In fact, there were 150,192 professional visitors, a 10.2% increase from the previous edition of the show in 2010.
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Milk marketing

Milk finds a role model in sports

Next year’s plan continues this year’s themes: serve milk at breakfast and drink chocolate milk after working out.
December 11, 2012
In 2013, MilkPEP will build upon the momentum created in 2012 with the introduction of our multiyear marketing strategy centered around two prime occasions for milk consumption: breakfast at home and post-workout recovery for athletes. The continuation of our long-term occasion-based approach will generate excitement for milk, drive volume and value, and maximize continuity, with the ultimate goal of changing consumer behavior.
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Dairy processor people: news and moves

December 13, 2012
The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) honored G. Joe Lyonas the 2012 recipient of the Richard E. Lyng Award for his dedication and distinguished service to dairy promotion.
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Dairy Research Institute seeks solutions from outside the industry

December 13, 2012
The Dairy Research Institute, Rosemont, Ill., launched an open innovation program to help accelerate research and meet specific dairy industry needs.
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A holiday card to dairy processors

Sit by the Yule log with a fresh glass of eggnog as I rhyme and cheer the events of the year.
December 10, 2012
December is here. It’s a month of good cheer. It means we have survived another long year.

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ID Technology introduces its IDT Model 252 label printer applicator

December 21, 2012
ID Technology introduced its IDT Model 252 label printer applicator, which features the integration of ID Technology’s Centerline Modularity design philosophy.
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Egan Food Technologies creates an ultra-sanitary, tool-less W.O.W. Conveyor

December 24, 2012
Egan Food Technologies, in partnership with sister company Walker Custom Sheet Metal have created an ultra-sanitary, tool-less W.O.W. (Walker Original Washdown) Conveyor, which has been designed to help food manufacturers meet the strict sanitation requirements of the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Hunkar Packaging introduces the Brute 3550 Side Panel Labeling System

December 23, 2012
Hunkar Packaging introduces the Brute 3550 Side Panel Labeling System.
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The E-Z Tec DSP metal detectors from Eriez

December 22, 2012
The E-Z Tec DSP metal detector standard conveyor systems from Eriez are available in 12-, 18- and 24-inch belt widths for quick shipment.
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Packaging

Sealed Air launches Cryovac shrink sleeve labels

November 16, 2012
Sealed Air launched Cryovac GT-1 shrink sleeve labels, a hybrid film that uses multi-layer polymer.
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Packaging

Printpack introduces EcoSkin packaging solution

November 14, 2012
Printpack Inc. introduces EcoSkin, a full-body shrink sleeve package designed for compatibility with the polyethylene terephthalate recycling process.
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SurePOUCH from Bosch is a line of reclosable, flexible pouches

December 20, 2012
SurePOUCH from Bosch is a line of reclosable, flexible pouches with a wide range of applications from retail to foodservice.
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Axon launches its Category 3 safety-interlock system for the ThermoPoint steam heat tunnel

December 20, 2012
Axon, powered by Pro Mach, launched its Category 3 safety-interlock system for the ThermoPoint steam heat tunnel.
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Ishida launched new RV-Series weighers, available from Heat and Control

December 19, 2012
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BWAY Corp. introduces Tri-Seal gasketless openhead plastic pail cover

December 19, 2012
The Tri-Seal gasketless openhead plastic pail cover from BWAY Corp. produces a watertight/airtight seal without a gasket.
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Mettler-Toledo creates Safeline SideChek X-ray inspection system

December 18, 2012
The Mettler-Toledo Safeline SideChek X-ray inspection system was developed specifically to deliver effective cost-effective inspection of products in vertical packaging such as bottles, cans and canisters.
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Hitachi introduces the RX Series Printers

December 18, 2012
Hitachi introduced the RX Series Printers with enhanced coding and marking capabilities.
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Videojet Technologies introduces the 3020 laser coder

December 18, 2012
Videojet Technologies Inc. introduced the 3020 laser coder, an entry-level 10-Watt CO2 laser for marking and coding applications in the consumer packaged goods market.
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Ingredients

ADM Cocoa introduces Fresca Cacao and cocoa for dairy foods

October 17, 2012
ADM Cocoa launches Fresca Cacao and cocoa specifically suitable for dairy applications, and fruity and acidic drinks.
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Schneider Packaging creates the E3 Robox end-of-line palletizing solution

December 12, 2012
Schneider Packaging Equipment Co. Inc. created the E3 Robox, a simple and portable robotic end-of-line palletizing solution.
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3M expanded its portfolio of Scotch Recycled Corrugate Tapes

December 16, 2012
3M expanded its portfolio of Scotch Recycled Corrugate Tapes, creating tape able to tackle the wide range of corrugate in the marketplace in a cost-effective manner.
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B & H Labeling Systems introduces a patent-pending extrusion glue system

December 15, 2012
B & H Labeling Systems introduced a patent-pending extrusion glue system said to be the first fully automatic, recipe-driven hot melt applicator for roll-fed labeling.
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Ingredients

DuPont’s new enzyme benefits UHT dairy with more eco-friendly solution

October 18, 2012

DuPont creates FoodPro Cleanline, an effective enzyme from the DuPont Danisco ingredient range that solves the age-old issue of fouling in UHT milk production.


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Eagle Product Inspection created the Pack 400 HC X-ray inspection system

December 14, 2012
Eagle Product Inspection created the Pack 400 HC X-ray inspection system
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Urschel introduces new U.S.D.A., Dairy division accepted large cheese dicer

October 19, 2012
Cheese processors requested Urschel engineers design a heavy duty, sanitary large cheese dicer. They needed a durable dicer possessing a number of key elements: a clean, sanitary design combined with rugged construction, but also they demanded a machine that would deliver precision cuts.
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Reiser and Vemag have designed a variety of cheese shredding and portioning systems

December 13, 2012
Reiser and Vemag have designed a variety of cheese shredding and portioning systems for all types of applications and production requirements.
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GEA Procomac offers wet PAA-based aseptic filling technology

December 13, 2012
GEA Procomac offers wet PAA-based aseptic filling technology with ECOSpin for high speed lines
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Use metrics to measure sustainability efforts

Measuring sustainability practices involves many variables. There is no one-size-fits-all approach that works for all operations. Metrics take differences into consideration.
December 18, 2012
Consumers continue to demand tasty and nutritious products that are produced in an environmentally responsible way. As a result, retailers and foodservice companies have heightened interest in the sustainability of their suppliers, and environmental organizations have ratcheted up their sustainability assessments of industries and businesses.
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Evergreen Packaging launches the EQ-70 gable top

December 12, 2012
Evergreen Packaging Equipment launched the EQ-70 gable top packaging machine designed for the dairy, juice and liquid food markets.
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New Addition to Delkor Capstone Series: The Delkor Capstone L1-500

August 28, 2012
The Delkor Capstone L1-500 is the latest addition to Delkor’s family of closure solutions. This closer incorporates a low cost corrugated base tray to provide carton support, coupled with a graphic paperboard carton lid to seal in and protect the product
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Take a holistic view of blow-molding

Dairy processors should look at more than the equipment itself. Suppliers can provide guidance on package design, testing, marketing and continuous improvement.
December 15, 2012
A U.S. dairy processor that had been blow-molding containers for drinkable yogurts decided to source them from a custom molder. But the drinks proved to be so popular, that the supply chain was stressed. The processor returned to in-house blow-molding of the 7-ounce and 32-ounce containers.
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