Record Year for WDE Grilled Cheese Stand

Lizzy Schultz

A record number of sandwiches were sold this year at the annual student-run grilled cheese stand during the 2015 World Dairy Expo. The stand is an annual tradition that offers attendees the opportunity to pay one dollar for freshly-made grilled cheese sandwiches and chocolate milkshakes. This year’s stand sold more than 28,080 sandwiches during the six-day expo, surpassing the previous …

Ag Group, Cheese, Dairy, Food, University, World Dairy Expo

CWT Assists with 3.1 million lbs of Cheese Export Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 4 requests for export assistance on contracts to sell 3.144 million pounds of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese to customers in Asia. The product has been contracted for delivery in the period from December 2015 through April 2016. Year-to-date, CWT has assisted member cooperatives who have contracts to sell 54.545 million pounds of …

Ag Group, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt, Dairy

CWT Assists with 531,000 Pounds of Cheese Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 6 requests for export assistance from member cooperatives who have contracts to sell 531,314 pounds of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheeses to customers in Asia. The product has been contracted for delivery in the period from November through December 2015. Year-to-date, CWT has assisted member cooperatives who have contracts to sell 47.676 million …

Ag Group, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt

Culver's Proclaims Oct. 15 National Cheese Curd Day

Jamie Johansen

Culver’s has officially declared Oct. 15 National Cheese Curd Day. Now we have more of a reason to celebrate the snackable form of cheese capturing the appetites of people across the country. And Culver’s continues to be a strong supporter of the agriculture community. An essential product of the cheesemaking process, cheese curds have been a staple of Midwest diets …

Ag Group, Cheese, Dairy, Food

WDE Highlights Master Cheesemaker Program

Lizzy Schultz

Due to generous support from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board(WMMB), World Dairy Expo attendees had the opportunity to meet some of the acclaimed Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers, as well as the opportunity to sample a few of their world renowned cheeses. The Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® program was initiated as a means to keep Wisconsin the nation’s premier cheesemaking state, at the …

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CWT Assists in Cheese & Whole Milk Powder Export Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 6 requests for export assistance from member cooperatives who have contracts to sell 47,069 pounds (21 metric tons) of Cheddar cheese, and 393,423 pounds (250 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, the Middle East and South America. The product has been contracted for delivery in the period from September through …

Ag Group, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt, Milk

Wisconsin Cheese Releases Cheese & Bev Pairing App

Jamie Johansen

To the delight of cheese-loving smartphone users, the Wisconsin Cheese Cupid cheese and beverage-pairing app from Wisconsin Cheese is now available for Android mobile devices. Developed by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Wisconsin Cheese Cupid takes the guesswork out of pairing cheese with wine, beer and spirits. With its easy-to-use features, the app can help users create expert pairings on …

Ag Group, Apps, Cheese, Dairy

WMMB Takes American Cheese Society Competition

Jamie Johansen

Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board continued its long-standing American Cheese Society winning streak at the annual competition in Providence, Rhode Island. They captured more awards than any other state for the eleventh consecutive year. This year’s competition garnered 101 ribbons for America’s Dairyland, including two Best of Show awards. Wisconsin cheesemakers, along with the state’s butter and yogurt makers, claimed 28 …

Ag Group, Cheese, Dairy, Milk

Cheese Curds Website Celebrates Glory of Treat

John Davis

A new website celebrates the unofficial snack of America’s Dairyland, cheese curds. The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) has launched EatCurds.com, dedicated to the one-of-a-kind squeaky treat. Visitors to EatCurds.com will learn how cheese curds are made, why they squeak, how to keep them fresh and where to find them. An interactive map includes listings for creameries, retail stores and …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Cheese, Dairy, Dairy Group

CWT Assists in Cheese & Whole Milk Powder Export Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 17 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Michigan Milk Producers Association, and Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) who have contracts to sell 354,944 pounds (161 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda, and Monterey Jack cheese, and 2.028 million pounds (920 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, the Middle East, …

Ag Group, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt, Milk