Dairy industry news briefs: Milk Specialties Global buys Saputo plant; Dean Foods names new CEO
Milk Specialties’ human nutrition business unit uses an ultrafiltration process to manufacture whey and milk protein ingredients for sports nutrition.
Milk Specialties Global acquires whey plant from Saputo
Milk Specialties Global, Eden Prairie, Minn., acquired a whey processing facility in Monroe, Wis., from Saputo. Milk Specialties Global’s human nutrition business unit uses an ultrafiltration process to manufacture whey and milk protein ingredients used primarily in the sports nutrition and functional food end-markets. The company’s animal nutrition business unit makes Energy Booster, a nutrient for improving dairy cow productivity.
Dean Foods taps Scozzafava to replace Tanner as CEO
Dean Foods Co. said Ralph Scozzafava, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Gregg A. Tanner as the Company's Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Company's Board of Directors, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Scozzafava joined Dean Foods in October 2014 as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer before being promoted to Chief Operating Officer in October 2015. Tanner will remain as an advisor to the company through the annual stockholders meeting in May 2017.
Dairy association creates an online farm tour
The Midwest Dairy Association developed an online virtual tour showing visitors what happens on a dairy farm. The Welcome To The Farm virtual tour features videos at 10 stops throughout a real dairy farm and provides information key to each area. Go to www.midwestdairy.com/farm-life.