On Nov. 12, Dean Foods Co. said it and substantially all of its subsidiaries initiated voluntary Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings in the Southern District of Texas. Dairy industry groups, including the Washington, D.C.-based International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), Rosemont, Ill., issued statements the same day in reaction to the news.
The company launched the volunteer program in 2017 to benefit the communities in which it operates, as well as its employees.
November 13, 2019
Saputo Inc. said colleagues across its network are coming together this November to participate in the third edition of The Big Cook Up. Employees are volunteering to make a difference, rolling up their sleeves to prepare more than 25,000 nutritious meals for families in need and having fun together along the way.
The company has the first such certified dairy manufacturing facility.
November 13, 2019
Straus Family Creamery, the first 100% certified organic creamery in the United States, said its creamery in Marshall, Calif., and its headquarters offices and warehouse in Petaluma, Calif., were awarded TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Zero Waste certification at the Gold level.
The officers will lead national dairy checkoff strategies and programs.
November 8, 2019
Leaders of Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) and the United Dairy Industry Association (UDIA) announced election results to lead national dairy checkoff strategies and programs to protect and grow sales.
Consumers may visit the brand’s website to build their own virtual cheeseboard, win prizes.
November 7, 2019
Montchevre, a brand of Montreal-based Saputo Inc., said it is launching its first consumer promotion to inspire and encourage fans to include its fan-favorite flavored goat cheeses such as Natural, Cranberry Cinnamon and Garlic & Herb varieties on this year’s party cheeseboards.
The dairy industry currently faces a number of challenges ranging from global trade obstacles to the rise of plant-based dairy alternatives. Dairy Foods asked the top executives from leading dairy associations to provide their thoughts related to current industry issues and opportunities; and to discuss how their organizations are helping members succeed in trying times.