Sonoma County, California, might be famous for its many wineries and picturesque redwood trees, but it's also home to a number of impressive dairy processing operations. One such operation, tucked into the small town of Sebastopol, is a creamery operated by Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery.
Dairy Foods nominated 13 dairy processing plants that manufacture fluid milk, cheese, ice cream or cultured dairy products. All of the plants have been featured on dairyfoods.com over the previous 17 months.
May 15, 2019
Which plant will be Dairy Foods' 2019 Dairy Plant of the Year? Will it be a large cheesemaking operation headquartered in Iowa or a family-run ice cream plant based in Ohio? Those are just two of the 13 dairy plants that are in the running for Dairy Foods' 2019 Dairy Plant of the Year.
Constantine, Mich., bills itself as the "seed corn capital of the world," producing more than 10% of the United States' supply. But this Southwest Michigan town hasn't completely "gone to seed." It also lays claim to a dairy processing powerhouse operated by the Novi, Mich.-based Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA).
Pumps are widely used within dairy processing facilities to transfer liquids, gases and slurries by mechanical action. Valves, meanwhile, control the flow of such products via opening/closing different passageways.
Schreiber Foods (Schreiber) is among the largest privately held companies in the United States. The dairy processor ranked No. 74 on Forbes' 2018 "Americas' Largest Private Companies" list and posted $5.2 billion in revenues in 2018.
Visitors to Schreiber Foods' Fairview cheese converting plant in Carthage, Mo., can't help but be a bit awestruck. The sheer size of the facility, 330,000 square feet largely dedicated to converting operations and another 140,000 housing a distribution center, is certainly impressive. But the high level of automation found within the various departments is perhaps even more remarkable.
Expect even more attendees at the second iteration of the event.
February 15, 2019
ProFood Tech, the biennial trade show that showcases new technologies and innovative solutions in the food and beverage processing sector, will take place on March 26-28, 2019, at McCormick Place in Chicago.
On-Demand: The need for food and beverage processors to drive down unit costs never ends. How can new/retrofitted plants be designed to optimize productivity? What solutions will have the biggest influence on productivity?
On Demand: Using cost-effective design solutions, food and beverage processing facilities can meet the rigorous performance demands required in a processing and production environment and, at the same time, focus on sustainability.
On Demand: Exclusively for thought-leaders in food and beverage processing facility management, Food Plant of the Future webinars are presented by Hixson, a leading design and engineering firm of food processing facilities in North America.
Tegricel is a proprietary extract from colostral whey (bovine). This white paper describes the current state of knowledge, involving specific biological mechanisms of action, proof of concept in animal studies and clinical data in humans.
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