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 …

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

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 …

Ag Group, Butter, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt

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 …

Ag Group, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt, Export

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 …

Ag Group, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt, Milk

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 …

Ag Group, Audio, Cheese, Dairy, Food, Milk, World Dairy Expo

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 …

Ag Group, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt

CWT Assists with Cheese & Whole Milk Powder Export Sales

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 12 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), Michigan Milk Producers Association and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 692,252 pounds (314 metric tons) of Cheddar and Gouda cheese and 1.422 million pounds (645 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, the Middle East, and …

Ag Group, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt, Milk

Georgia Dairy Makes Cheese with Revamped Facilities & Process

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Everyone can use a makeover at some time, and micro dairies are no exception. After seven years making some of the most delicious cheeses in Georgia and bringing in plenty of national and international cheese competition awards, the Flat Creek Lodge Dairy has undergone renovations and process adjustments. For starters, the Dairy has begun gently pasteurizing its artisanal cheeses. The …

Ag Group, Cheese, Dairy

12.5 Million lbs of Cheese & Whole Milk Powder Export Sales

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 8 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 1.210 million pounds (549 metric tons) of Cheddar and Gouda cheese and 11.255 million pounds (5,105 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and South …

Ag Group, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt, Milk