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 …

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

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

AgVocate Calls for 100% for 100%

Joanna Schroeder

A 100% pop up event for clean energy kicked off a nationwide campaign calling for making renewable energy accessible and affordable for everyone – 100%. The campaign is the brainchild of actors Mark Ruffalo and Leonardo DiCaprio. “100% is for 100%,” said Mark Ruffalo, co-founder of the campaign. “Our first priority is to make clean energy more accessible and affordable …

Agribusiness, Cheese, Dairy, energy, Video

WI Milk Marketing Board Shares Warm-Weather Pairings

Kelly Marshall

Grate. Pair. Share. has launched it’s Spring/Summer 2015 issue, filled with recipes for warm-weather entertaining.  The award-winning online magazine from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board is sharing beer cocktails and cheese pairings that are as simple as they are refreshing. A taco tour of Milwaukee unearths some surprising new flavors and preparations inspired by some of the city’s most exciting chefs. Find …

Ag Group, Cheese, Dairy, Food

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