A few weeks ago, I poured milk on my cereal, and when I took my first bite, I realized that something was wrong. I went back and tasted the milk and found a distinct off-flavor and odor in the milk itself.
The decision comes after weeks of advocacy by IDFA and other dairy organizations, as well as bipartisan outreach and proposed legislation by members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
April 19, 2022
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) said it is celebrating the decision by New York Mayor Eric Adams to allow New York City public schools to continue to serve nutritious low-fat and fat-free flavored milk with school meals.
The national Morning Consult poll was commissioned by IDFA.
March 3, 2022
Voters in New York City and across the country widely support offering low-fat flavored milk in public school meals, according to a new Morning Consult national tracking poll commissioned by the Washington, D.C.-based International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA).
The milk comes from cows that naturally produce only the A2 protein rather than the combination of A1 and A2 proteins contained in most dairy products.
February 21, 2022
The new Hershey’s a2 milk pairs America’s No. 1 milk chocolate brand with one of America’s fastest-growing premium milk brands to provide a natural chocolate milk that uniquely combines the taste, nutrition and all-family appeal that should drive premium milk sales, the companies say.
The new whole-milk offerings include lactose-free organic and DHA omega-3 with choline.
February 7, 2022
Clover Sonoma, a Petaluma, Calif.-based third-generation, family-owned and -operated dairy and Certified B Corporation, announced the addition of two new organic plus milks to its Clover the Rainbow line for kids: lactose-free organic whole milk and DHA omega-3 with choline organic whole milk.
Retail milk sales have soured of late. Dollar sales within the refrigerated milk category fell 1.5% to $14,274.0 million during the 52 weeks ending Nov. 28, 2021, according to data from Chicago-based market research firm IRI. Unit sales tumbled 4.6% to 4,736.1 million.
Designed to provide an overview and update on the latest trends and issues in the marketing, science, manufacturing technology and application of dairy ingredients, including whey-derived and milk-derived concentrates and powders. Read More
Understand the principles and practices involved in the production, processing and marketing of fluid milk. Components of milk, principles of basic milk processing (e.g. pumping, pasteurization, separation), storage and distribution, and safety and quality of milk will be examined. Read More
Milk is changing. As consumer preferences shift, new technologies are giving dairy processors fresh opportunities to differentiate themselves. Dairy plants are looking at the benefits of Extended Shelf Life (ESL) milk to add value to their products and give themselves an edge in a competitive marketplace.
ON DEMAND: Dairy manufacturers undergo similar challenges across the industry when it comes to calculating dairy costs. Currently, dairy costing has provided companies with three main problems – managing costs by components, managing class of milk from the same supply, and not knowing what they will pay until after a month’s end.