Metal detectors, X-ray systems and other inspection/detection systems play a critical role in helping dairy processors prevent recalls that are tied to foreign materials such as metal and other issues that are not related to pathogens or allergens.
Dairy Foods editors reviewed all the new dairy products published in Dairy Foods magazine and on dairyfoods.com in 2018. From the hundreds of products, our team nominated 30 dairy foods and beverages. Visitors to DairyFoods.com were then asked to vote for their favorites. The results are in.
There's a welcome change in the air for employees of Borden Dairy Co.'s Dallas milk plant. The company's new commitment to being a "people-first" organization means production is secondary to people, explained Chuck Lacy, plant manager.
The past year brought a sea of positive changes to Borden Dairy Co. The Dallas-based company welcomed a new CEO, Tony Sarsam, who boasts more than three decades of experience in the food industry at major companies that include Frito-Lay, Nestlé and PepsiCo, as well as a handful of other key executives.
It's January, for many of us, that means it's time to put away the holiday decorations and make at least a half-hearted attempt to stay true to those New Year's resolutions. For me, it's also time to share a sampling of forecasted 2019 food-and-beverage-related trends that could spell opportunity for the dairy sector.
In recent months, we've received a bit of criticism, via email, online comments and other avenues, over our occasional coverage of plant-based dairy alternatives. The comments basically boil down to one complaint: that we're somehow harming the dairy processing industry with such coverage.
When 320 dairy farmers came together in St. Paul, Minn., back in 1921 to form the Minnesota Cooperative Creameries Association, they likely didn’t have big dreams of becoming a cooperative powerhouse. They simply wanted to market their milk effectively.
On the nondairy beverage front, the ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee and tea category has been throwing some well-placed hooks and jabs. Sales in the total category, including refrigerated and shelf-stable offerings, rose 11.5% during the 52 weeks ending Aug. 12, 2018, to $1.8 billion, according to data from Chicago-based market research firm IRI.