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Enter your company in the 2015 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards Program

The program has two new categories: Achievement in Resource Stewardship and Achievement in Community Partnerships. Deadline in Nov. 7

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy is accepting nominations for the 2015 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards. The awards recognize outstanding dairy farms, businesses and partnerships for socially responsible, economically viable and environmentally sound practices. 


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Mexico, Brazil

Nestle, Arla strengthen positions in Latin America

Nestlé Mexico will finance production and infrastructure and provide technical assistance in the milk and whey supply chains. Arla intends to capture market share in the world's 4th largest dairy market.

Nestlé Mexico plans to invest about $53 million to increase milk production in Mexico. Arla takes an ownership position in Brazil’s Vigor.


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Taste, bud

Dairy students taste with the best at 93rd annual Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest

Students will evaluate dairy products and try to match the expert judges as closely as possible.

Dairy students from across the country and around the world will test their skills against one another at the 93rd annual Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest.


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Earnings report

Yoplait shows gains in volume, sales and market share in Q1

While net sales for General Mills' U.S. Retail segment dipped 5% from the prior year, the Snacks, Yoplait and Small Planet Foods divisions achieved net sales gains.

"In U.S. Retail, our Yoplait yogurt business returned to growth, with volume, sales, and market share gains,” said General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell in a statement today. 


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Dairy industry pushes back on FDA proposals

While IDFA asks FDA to back off on its no added sugars declaration, NMPF says it is “basically supportive” of the idea. But both groups oppose changing the serving size of ice cream.


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Chobani to school college students on Greek yogurt

To increase brand awareness and yogurt consumption at U.S. colleges and universities, Greek yogurt processor Chobani, Norwich, N.Y., has hired the marketing and licensing agency IMG, Winston-Salem, N.C.


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Dairy brands try various marketing tactics

A cheesemaker sets up camp in New York’s Times Square. A yogurt maker signs a marketing deal with professional football. Another yogurt company uses sampling at a public event to build its brand.


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Take the long view on dairy research

Remember when all saturated fat was considered bad for you? Not so today.

Food fads come and go but years of planning, investment, execution and patience are necessary to see an eventual payoff from dairy research.


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Will the next Greek yogurt please stand up?

What will be the next phenomenon in the cultured dairy product category?

Greek yogurt accounted for 44% of U.S. yogurt sales in 2013 compared to just 4% in 2008. Marketers predict there is still a lot more room to grow the category in the United States.


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New website links California consumers to dairy farmers

A new website called “Califarmia” links California’s more than 1500 dairy families to dairy consumers.


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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 

BehindtheScenes

This photo gallery contains additional, unpublished photos of dairy processing facilities featured in Dairy Foods magazine. To view more Behind the Scenes galleries go to our archives page!

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Harness Your Product Inspection Program to Save Money, Ensure Quality and Drive Efficiencies

Consolidation in the dairy industry is raising the bar on innovation and driving efficiencies to ensure competitiveness. One area often overlooked is the role that the right product inspection program can play in supporting the organization’s overall business goals and protecting brand reputation. Drawing on best practices in metal detection, X-ray inspection and checkweighing, this session will cover criteria to help determine the right technologies to employ for a given product and packaging type for high-value, perishable dairy products.

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2014 September

Joseph Gallo Farms wins honors for its cheeses, sustainability practices; plus we look at what's happening with frozen desserts.

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