A lot can happen in a year. The COVID-19 pandemic-spurred doom-and-gloom situation that existed when we last published our annual Dairy 100 — ranging from lost dairy sales in foodservice to dairy export-related roadblocks — has transformed into a decidedly sunnier situation.
Dairy Foods has a long tradition of devoting part of the August issue to our “Plant of the Year” winner. Previously, we’d nominate only the dairy plants we’d profiled in the past 18 months, and allowed readers to choose the winning facility. But this year we decided to do things a little differently: We opened up nominations to any exceptional U.S. dairy plant.
Castello, a brand of Viby, Denmark-based Arla Foods says it is expanding its U.S. foodservice portfolio with new Castello burger blue cheese slices that are conveniently sliced and made to melt to elevate any dish.
When we last covered sales within the retail ice cream/sherbet category (in our January 2021 issue), the segment was enjoying double-digit growth in both dollars and units. Eight months later — with stay-at-home dictates over and many consumers no longer indulging in as many comfort foods — retail ice cream/sherbet sales are not soaring quite as high.
Consumers in their 20s and 30s often start to think about the future. They start their career, figure out where they want to live, step up their skincare routine and exercise to stay healthy and fight the visible signs of aging — but do they know that diet also impacts aging?
According to “The Future of Nutrition, Health and Wellness,” a 2021 report from global market research firm Mintel, the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked rising interest in holistic health among consumers worldwide. That reality bodes well for the growth of immunity-supporting foods and beverages.
Hygienic design for food processing facilities commonly focuses on new equipment and new facility construction. The selection of proper materials of construction, surface finishes, radii, welding quality, and other parameters is critical for good hygienic design.
In January of 2009, the FDA proposed modernizing the yogurt standard of identity, with the goals of supporting recent technological advances and increasing consistency with international yogurt standards.
Whether your favorite Olympic athlete is celebrating the thrill of victory or suffering the agony of defeat, he or she is now concentrating on recovery from intense exercise — and perhaps an injury that occurred as part of his or her competition.
In the 1980s, “Family Feud,” starring Richard Dawson, was traveling around the country looking for families to be on the show. Madison, Wis., was one of the cities they visited in search of one family to bring out to Hollywood.
Paul McCartney famously bemoaned getting older when he asked, “Will you still need me, will you still feed me when I'm sixty-four?” Now almost 80 years old, McCartney still spent his last decade on tour (this author saw him perform in 2014) and often credits a healthy diet for his longevity.
The dairy packaging sector is becoming an increasingly active center of innovation. Growing shopper interest in sustainability, along with changing eating habits, is resulting in the steady development of more eco-friendly designs and packaging in a wider array of shapes and sizes.