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Natural cheese products still winning against processed

Refrigerated grated, crumbled and shredded cheeses are still winners for the natural cheese category, while imitation cheese loaf and shreds show promise in the processed cheese category.
April 7, 2014

Convenience is the key. Shred it, grate it, crumble it. Consumers like their cheese ready-to-go, whether it’s natural or processed, though natural is still winning the game. 


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Sales of whole milk outpace sales of low-fat milk

February 4, 2014

Unit sales of whole milk declined slightly but dollar sales rose in the last year. Meanwhile, the larger low-fat milk category saw declines in dollars and units. 


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Sales of frozen yogurt increase 21% while ice cream sales remain flat

January 6, 2014

Frozen yogurt sales continue to rise above the rest, while ice cream sales stay frozen in place. The frozen novelty and ice pop novelty categories were both down.


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Natural sliced and grated cheese sales rise

December 14, 2013

 Sales are up for makers of natural cheese slices, chunks and shreds, while the processed cheese category continues to struggle. 


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Some like it… cold? Sales of iced coffee, tea

October 15, 2013

 Dollar and unit sales for refrigerated coffee and tea are rising. Research indicates year-round demand for cold, ready-to-drink coffee beverages, especially by Millennials. 


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Frozen pudding and mousse hit the sweet spot

September 20, 2013

The frozen pudding and mousse segment’s sales and units rise, despite the sales struggles of the overall frozen dessert category.


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Dairy Market News

USDA reports autumn orders for cheese are increasing; export demand is 'good'

Milk available for cheese making is tightening seasonally across much of the country.
September 7, 2013

Milk available for cheese making is tightening seasonally across much of the country. Limited spot milk loads for cheese production are available at premiums above Class. Cheese plants that want to run at highest efficiencies are looking for milk or additional solids to bolster production.


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Dairy Market News

Manufacturing milk supplies declined last week; cream prices 'gyrated' USDA says

Cream prices are gyrating ahead of the holiday. More offerings are being noted over the weekend with cream cheese manufacturers showing the greatest demand for cream.
September 3, 2013

Hot, humid weather conditions have accelerated milk production declines in Florida, Arizona and the Midwest. Manufacturing milk supplies have declined across most of the nation; due to milk production declines and Class I demand increases. 


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Organic milk

Sales of reduced-fat organic milk rise 12.6% in one year

Organic whole milk sales for June were up 8.2% compared with June last year.
August 26, 2013

Total Organic Milk Products sales for June 2013, 179 million pounds, were up 5.8% from June last year. Organic Whole Milk sales for June 2013, 47 million pounds, were up 8.2% compared with June last year and up 8.9% year-to-date compared with last year. 


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Back to school

Cheese, yogurt, butter prices are on the rise; ice cream, milk show declines

As students head back to school, cheese sellers expect 'sharp increases' in demand; milk processors see increased activity.
August 12, 2013

Cheese shreds in 8-ounce packs were the most featured individual item this period, appearing in 12,755 ad features. The national price averaged $2.36, up 12 cents from two weeks ago. 8-ounce blocks, at $2.43, moved 7 cents higher from two weeks ago. Schools have reopened in the Southern tier of states across the nation sending an increasing number of milk loads to bottlers to meet the increased Class I demand.

 

 


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Immunel

November 10, 2011
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Bulk Liquid, Food Transport Solutions

November 10, 2011
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ATS Engineering

November 10, 2011
ln today's growing global demand and market for packaged foods, A.T.S. Engineering, Inc. has emerged as a manufacturer of precision packaging equipment for the food industry.

Cooling Tunnel

November 10, 2011
Airinotec offers customized solutions and energy-efficient technologies.

Precisa Optimized Texture Solutions

November 10, 2011
Achieve the perfect texture faster with this new solution from National Starch Food Innovation.

Vector Conveyor Systems

November 10, 2011
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Delkor Debuts Innovations for International Dairy Show

November 10, 2011
Delkor will showcase new retail- and shelf-ready packaging at the International Dairy Show.  

Sterling Technology Discusses Tegricel

November 10, 2011
Tegricel is a proprietary extract from colostral whey (bovine). This white paper describes the current state of knowledge, involving specific biological mechanisms of action, proof of concept in animal studies and clinical data in humans. 

Creatively Kosher

November 10, 2011
Increased consumer interest in kosher foods drives suppliers to scale up production of specialty ingredients, such as beef gelatin, an ingredient long sought by product developers.

What is Anaerobic Treatment?

November 10, 2011
ADI Systems offers a wide range of wastewater treatment systems, including bench- and pilot-scale testing, custom-designed solutions and proprietary and patented technologies for anaerobic and aerobic biological waste treatment. 

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