Companies representing 25% of domestic fluid milk production already have committed to voluntary traceability guidelines. The Innovation Center for Dairy Research aims to have an 80% adoption rate across by September.
A milk processor channels pin-up models in its ad campaign for a high-protein milk. Meanwhile, the national marketing group MilkPEP has stopped asking “got milk?” in favor of a new campaign that touts the beverage’s protein content.
The 2014 Dairy Forum honored the leaders who have built the International Dairy Foods Association into a strong voice for processors of milk, cheese, ice cream and other dairy foods. IDFA held its annual event in late January in Palm Desert, Calif.
Editor's note: the Milk Processor Education Program yesterday announced it is undertaking a new integrated marketing campaign called Milk Life. The campaign will focus on the nutrition in milk, especially its protein content. In this exclusive report, MilkPEP Interim CEO Julie Kadison explains the decision.
Chr. Hansen has introduced a strong alternative to annatto. By replacing annatto with the beta-carotene based WhiteWhey colors, cheese producers will experience an 85-95% reduction in color transfer to the whey, resulting in a production process that is simpler, faster and cheaper.
FMC Health and Nutrition significantly strengthened its natural colors offering with the 2012 acquisition of Phytone Ltd.’s unique color technology and its 2011 acquisition of Chilean-based South Pole Biogroup.
Dairy processors have the processing equipment and the retail relationships so it makes sense to capitalize on the popularity of ready-to-drink coffee and tea beverages. Here’s what you need to know about developing these RTD drinks.
The stainless steel first in – first out accumulation table from Dairy Conveyor Corp.’s DCC Automation division is designed specifically for the most demanding of food processing and dairy applications.
Osgood UltraClean fillers integrate a hygienic low-profile base and advanced sanitizing technology to extend the shelf life of refrigerated dairy and other food products, and keep pace with USDA, 3-A SSI and FDA-design standards, regulations and safety.
The Filtration and Separation Division of Parker Hannifin Corp. introduced a compressed air microbial detection device that allows users to quickly test for microbial contamination in compressed air that comes into contact with food and food contact surfaces.
AGC has a fixed footprint automatic hydraulic open-close frame, Model AR51-D, which allows processors to install a new HTST/Plate Heat Exchanger unit and select a frame size large enough for any future increased flow.
GEA Refrigeration Technologies offers two systems for chilling or freezing of packaged foods that enable efficient cooling down to required temperatures of food in cartons, shrink film or plastic packages.
The Sanitary Rotary Batch Mixer, model 700-TH-40-SS, from Munson Machinery gently blends dry dairy ingredients and other bulk food and beverage products in ratios to one part per million in minutes, evacuates the batch, and sanitizes rapidly with no tools.
The international food conglomerate Unilever, its supplier of vanilla Symriseand the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit formed a partnership to improve the livelihoods of 4,000 vanilla farmers in the Sava region of Madagascar.