Dairy Foods seeks nominations for its 2011 Processor of the Year award. Dairy food processors (including milk, milk-based beverages, cheese, cultured dairy, ice cream and frozen desserts) are invited to nominate themselves or other companies.

Dairy food processors (including milk, milk-based beverages, cheese, cultured dairy, ice cream and frozen desserts) are invited to nominate themselves (or other companies) for the 2011 Dairy Foods Processor of the Year award.

Jim Carper, the magazine’s editor in chief, says criteria include: new product introductions; successful marketing programs; investment in plant, equipment and people; industry involvement (as evidenced by association memberships and committee involvement); community involvement; and financial success.

The winning company will be featured in the December 2011 issue of the magazine

Processors should submit a one- to two-page summary of their achievements over the last 24 months and e-mail the nomination to carperj@dairyfoods.com. Supporting materials can be mailed to Carper’s attention at Dairy Foods, 155 N. Pfingsten Road Suite 205, Deerfield, IL 60015.

Previous recipients of the award include:

  • Organic Valley (2010)
  • Sargento (2009)
  • Publix (2008)
  • Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream (2007)
  • Dannon (2006)