Some people, including, most famously, Steve Jobs, say that it is better to focus on one thing and do it well. Off a nondescript state highway in east-central Wisconsin, Baker Cheese Inc. is proving the adage to be true.
Like many other U.S. retail food categories, the ice cream category has been awash with innovation during the past few years. From lower-sugar, higher-protein formulations and portion-controlled offerings to "ice cream" that's ... well ... not really ice cream.
Halfway through the family-owned Baker Cheese Inc. plant in St. Cloud, Wis., you'll come upon a kind of magical lazy river of cheese. Different sizes and varieties of the company's low-moisture, part-skim mozzarella string cheese float through a stream of brine.
Borden Cheese, a licensed brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), Kansas City, Kan., added Borden Cheese Crisps 'n Cubes. The offerings feature a duo of crunchy 100% oven-baked cheese (crisps) and 100% real cheese (cubes).
Boring is good, at least when it comes to the federal appropriations process that is about to begin anew for fiscal year (FY) 2021. When an appropriations bill makes it into the headlines, it usually means trouble.
On Jan. 15, 2020, the United States and China signed "phase one" of a trade deal. The countries' relationship has been trending downward for the past two years, and the deal does mark a possible inflection point.
The biennial event will take place April 14–16 in Milwaukee
March 10, 2020
More than 4,000 cheese industry leaders, suppliers, marketers and others are expected to gather April 14–16, 2020, at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee for CheeseExpo (formerly known as the International Cheese Technology Expo).
Danone North America also announces partnership with rePlant Capital.
January 29, 2020
Danone North America, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), announced a unique multi-year agreement aimed at improving the economic resiliency and soil health of farms, including those within Danone North America’s supply chain.
Three or four decades ago, consumers had few choices when it came to ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages. The available assortment consisted mainly of milk, soft drinks, juice/fruit drinks and alcoholic beverages such as wine and beer.
Detecting foreign objects and other contaminants in dairy products is perhaps the most crucial part of the production process. Without the ability to effectively scan for adulterants, processors can compromise food safety and risk costly recalls, product waste and damage to their reputations.