The dairy industry is on the cusp of a new era of packaging innovation, driven largely by sustainability and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) targets that require investment in new packaging solutions to limit food waste, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce landfilling.
The $600M facility is slated to open in early 2024 and will process approximately 8 million pounds of milk per day.
September 9, 2022
The Pasco facility will be outfitted with two specialized milk dryers and two packaging lines for
powdered milk products (or what the dairy industry calls “premium proteins”), two butter churns, two
bulk butter packaging lines (for commercial and institutional customers), and five consumer butter
For the second year in a row, Dairy Foods is focusing its July issue on the topic of sustainability. The widely accepted definition of sustainability is “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.”
The United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) takes place in September with a goal to “launch bold new actions to transform the way the world produces and consumes food, as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.”
The association urges the U.S. government to proactively protect U.S. dairy trade.
May 18, 2021
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) said it issued the industry’s first-ever “U.S. Dairy Trade Principles on Environmental Sustainability,” a critical and proactive step as the global community rallies around climate change and initiatives begin to impact international trade.