American Butter Institute Board Elects New Leadership

Jamie Johansen

John Ellenberger of Land O’ Lakes, Inc. was elected the new president of the American Butter Institute at the group’s Board of Directors’ meeting in mid-October. The board also designated the first and second vice president of the organization, which represents the companies manufacturing the majority of the nation’s butter products. The following individuals were elected to a two-year term: …

Ag Group, Butter, Dairy, National Milk

2.1 Million lbs of Dairy Product Export Sales Aid

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 12 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Michigan Milk Producers Association, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), and Tillamook County Creamery Association who have contracts to sell 1.483 million pounds of Cheddar Colby, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese, 220,462 pounds of butter (82% milkfat) and 352,740 pounds of whole milk powder to customers …

Ag Group, Butter, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt, Export, Milk

CWT – 3.9 Million lbs of Cheese & Butter Export Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 11 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Maryland-Virginia Milk Producers Association, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), and Tillamook County Creamery Association who have contracts to sell 1.613 million pounds (732 metric tons) of Cheddar cheese and 2.315 million pounds (1,050 metric tons) of butter (82% milkfat) to customers in Asia, the Middle …

Ag Group, Butter, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt, Dairy, DFA

Industry Supports New Butter Grading Standards

Lizzy Schultz

New grading standards at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) have ended a rule requiring butter sellers to provide a USDA Grading certificate unless requested to do so by a buyer. The change comes following efforts from a task force created in 2015 by the American Butter Institute (ABI), working in close partnership with CME while redrafting the rules and gaining …

Butter, National Milk, Policy, usda

DMI News Conference Dairy Research & McDonald's

Jamie Johansen

Dairy Management Inc. hosted a news conference with CEO Tom Gallagher and Pennsylvania dairy farmer, DMI board member Harold Shaulis. Topic of discussion was dairy farmers’ longstanding commitment to dairy research that is making a difference in the marketplace. Dairy farmers’ investment and vision for National Dairy Council (NDC) has resulted in 100 years of investments in research, communications and …

Ag Group, Audio, Butter, Dairy, Dairy Management Inc., Research

Dairy Products, Inc. Joins American Butter Institute

Jamie Johansen

Dairy Products, Inc. (DPI) is the newest member of the American Butter Institute. Dairy Products, Inc., distributes butter, cheese and other dairy ingredients and has supplied high-quality dairy ingredients globally for more than two decades. Dairy Products, Inc., brings the American Butter Institute’s membership to 26. Together, these companies market more than 90 percent of all the butter manufactured in …

Ag Group, Butter, Dairy, National Milk

Cheese & Butter Export Sales Aid From CWT

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted six requests for export assistance from Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) and Upstate Niagara/O-AT-KA who have contracts to sell 3.702 million pounds of Cheddar, and Monterey Jack cheese, and 110,231 pounds of butter to customers in Asia and the Middle East. Year-to-date, CWT has assisted member cooperatives who have contracts …

Agribusiness, Butter, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt

CWT Assists with Cheese & Butter Export Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 10 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), and Tillamook County Creamery Association who have contracts to sell 1.405 million pounds (637 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda, and Monterey Jack cheese and 55,116 pounds (25 metric tons) of butter to customers in Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania. …

Ag Group, Butter, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt, Dairy

CWT Aids in Cheese and Butter Export Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 18 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), and Tillamook County Creamery Association who have contracts to sell 3.976 million pounds (1,803 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda, and Monterey Jack cheese and 121,254 pounds (55 metric tons) of butter to customers in Asia, the Middle East, and Central …

Ag Group, Butter, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt

Cheese & Butter Export Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 18 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), and Tillamook County Creamery Association who have contracts to sell 2.028 million pounds (920 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda, and Monterey Jack cheese and 5.677 million pounds (2,575 metric tons) of butter to customers in …

Ag Group, Butter, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt