Artisan Cheese Startups Face Six-digit Costs

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Aspiring artisan cheese makers should be prepared to shell out at least $250,000 to set up operations, according to an Oregon State University study. OSU researchers developed a tool for predicting artisan cheese startup and operating costs based on a number of factors, including types of milk (like goat, cow and sheep), cheese types (such as cheddar, blue and mozzarella), …

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Wade House Celebrates National Dairy Month

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On Saturday June 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in celebration of National Dairy Month, visitors to Wade House will have the opportunity to help make ice cream and butter in 1860s fashion as well as learn about the process of making cheese. Hands-on activities will include hand cranking an ice cream maker and plunging a dash up and …

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1.9 Million lbs of Cheese & Butter Export Sales Assisted

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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), Upstate-Niagara/O-AT-KA and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 669,764 pounds of Cheddar and Gouda cheese and 1.199 million pounds (544 metric tons) of butter to customers in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North …

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CWT Aids in Export Assistance from DFA & Darigold

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 12 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America and Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) to sell 2.138 million pounds of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese, 440,925 pounds of butter and 1.250 million pounds of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, South America and North Africa. The product will be delivered June …

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Say ‘I Heart Dairy’ Every Day

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Dairy Council of California invites families everywhere to say “I Heart Dairy” in June in honor of National Dairy Month. Scientific research confirms the multiple health benefits of milk, cheese and yogurt, making dairy foods essential for a healthy diet. “Three servings of milk and milk products a day—whether an 8-ounce glass of milk, a 1.5-ounce serving of cheese or …

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CWT Aids in Cheese & Whole Milk Powder Export Sales

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 11 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Michigan Milk Producers Association, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 850,984 pounds of Cheddar and Gouda cheese and 434,311 pounds of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, Africa, Central America, the Middle East, and North Africa. The product …

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659,000 lbs of Cheese & Butter Export Sales Assistance

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 4 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Association and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 328,489 pounds of Cheddar cheese and 330,693 pounds of 82% butter to customers in Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and the South Pacific. The product will be delivered May through …

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CWT Assists with 6.3 Million pounds in Export Sales

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 21 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Foremost Farms, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Association, Michigan Milk Producers Association, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), Upstate-O-AT-KA and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 1.551 million pounds of Cheddar and Gouda cheeses, 3.306 million pounds of 82% butter and 1.482 million pounds of whole …

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DATCP Announces WMMB Election Results

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Ben Brancel, Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), certified today the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) 2014 Board of Directors election results. Commencing July 1, 2014, the newly elected dairy producers will begin a three-year term. There were 11 candidates running for nine board member positions. Of the 3,947 dairy producers in the election …

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CWT Assists with Cheese, Butter & Whole Milk Powder

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 11 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Foremost Farms, Michigan Milk Producers Association, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 1.166 million pounds of Cheddar cheese, 551,156 pounds (250 metric tons) of 82% butter and 1.047 million pounds of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, Africa, …

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