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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.
University’s new creamery in Stocking Hall teaches students more than dairy processing. They learn engineering, environmentalism and food service here, too.
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.
Green America said it is calling on the Seattle-based coffee giant to stop sourcing milk from cows fed genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in feed.
California Dairies Inc. (CDI), Visalia, Calif., the state's largest dairy processing cooperative, announced on Feb. 28 that it will increase its processing capacity with the addition of a third evaporator at its Visalia plant.
Mexico's Grupo Lala said sales increased 7% to $3.2 billion. The dairy processor attributed the growth mainly to a higher value-added product mix, to non-organic growth as a result of new products and brands in the portfolio, to volume growth and to the company´s price increase strategy.
Land O'Lakes Inc., Arden Hills, Minn., said that its Dairy Foods business segment in 2013 generated record pretax earnings of $75 million on sales of $4.5 billion, up 8% from 2012. The results were driven by improved margins on milk powders and butter in Global Dairy Ingredients along with records in sales volume and earnings in the Retail Foods and Foodservice businesses.
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.
Available On-Demand The final industry-developed voluntary enhanced traceability guidelines will be released in the coming weeks. These guidelines have been designed to proactively meet pending traceability requirements under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) as well as address more comprehensive traceability needs from dairy buyers. Is your company prepared to address FSMA, meet buyer needs and start incorporating these guidelines into your business model?Read More