The WMMB Link

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The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) would like to share their monthly column highlighting a WMMB Board Member and informing Wisconsin dairy producers about what’s happening at WMMB. This inaugural “The WMMB Link” column is written by David Bangart from District 7 and it features a Thanksgiving message. Winter arrived too early for many of us. Shorter days, colder nights …

Ag Group, Cheese, Dairy, Milk

Canadian Company Expands Cheesemaking in Wisconsin

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A Canada-based company will expand its cheesemaking operation in Wisconsin. This Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) news release says Agropur Inc. will invest more than $55 million in its Weyauwega, Wisconsin, facility to increase its Feta cheese production capacity, expected to be completed in 2016. “There is a lot of tradition, skill, and work ethic among our employees, and we …

Agribusiness, Cheese, Dairy, Dairy Business, Government, International

CWT Aids in Cheese, Butter & Whole Milk Powder Export Sales

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 18 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), Michigan Milk Producers Association and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 4.985 million pounds (2,261 metric tons) of Cheddar and Gouda cheese, 2.866 million pounds (1,300 metric tons) of butter (82% milkfat) and 17.730 million pounds (8,042 metric tons) of …

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

Family-Owned Wisconsin Cheesemaker to Expand Ops

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A family-owned cheesemaker in Wisconsin is expanding and modernizing its operations. This news release from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) says Baker Cheese Factory, a fourth-generation company that is nearly a century old, is investing $7 million in new equipment that will make the company more efficient and enable it to produce additional products. “Wisconsin is the number one …

Agribusiness, Cheese, Dairy, Government

CWT Aids Customers in Asia, Middle East & North Africa

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 13 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Michigan Milk Producers Association, Tillamook County Creamery Association and Upstate-Niagara/O-AT-KA to sell 5.735 million pounds (2,601 metric tons) of Cheddar cheese, 1,984 million pounds (900 metric tons) of butter (82% milkfat) and 46,297 pounds (21 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in …

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CWT Assists with 3.3 Million Pounds of Butter & Cheese

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 9 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 3.252 million pounds (1,450 metric tons) of butter (82% milkfat) and 55,116 pounds (25 metric tons) of Cheddar cheese to customers in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The product will be delivered December 2014 …

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CWT Assists with 432 Thousand lbs. of Cheese

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 2 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), and Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) to sell 422,106 pounds (196 metric tons) of Cheddar cheese, to customers in Asia. The product will be delivered December 2014 through January 2015. Year-to-date, CWT has assisted member cooperatives in selling 86.622 million pounds of cheese, 48.240 …

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CWT Assists with Dairy Product Export Sales

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 6 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), and Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) to sell 546,747 pounds (248 metric tons) of Cheddar and Gouda cheese, 49,604 pounds of butter (82% milkfat) and 4.676 million pounds (2,121 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, Central America and the Middle …

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Cheese, Cheese & More Cheese

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A gourmet breakfast was prepared for us during the media talk event at the 2014 World Dairy Expo by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board’s executive chef, John Esser. The meal was of course full Wisconsin cheeses. Chef Esser also prepared an omelet full of morel and leek jack cheese and a pancake packed with foenegreek gouda cheese and bacon. Another …

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CWT Assists with 2.7 Million Pounds of Cheese

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 5 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 2.714 million pounds (1,231 metric tons) of Cheddar and Gouda cheese to customers in Asia and the Middle East. The product will be delivered September 2014 through January 2015. Year-to-date, CWT has assisted member cooperatives in selling …

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