From Cow to Candy

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Ice Cream, Milk

A unique exhibition will be featured at PMCA’s 68th Annual Production Conference. Transforming raw milk to finished candy is a complex and amazing process! Visitors to PMCA’s dairy exhibit will have the opportunity to learn about the wide range of dairy ingredients available for use in confectionery products. From farm production through ingredient processing, the exhibit will provide a unique … Read More

Vote in the Ultimate Flavor Tournament

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Ice Cream

Vote for your chance to win a year supply of ice cream. The final round of the Ultimate Flavor Tournament has finally arrived. The tournament started with 32 Turkey Hill Ice Cream flavors and your votes have narrowed it down to the final two…Peanut Butter Ripple and Limited Edition Deep Dark Chocolate. Which one will join the Hall of Champions … Read More

What Does Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor Say About You?

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Baskin-Robbins is keeping its celebration of National Ice Cream Month going by revealing what a person’s favorite ice cream flavor says about them! Baskin-Robbins recently partnered with Dr. Alan Hirsch, a nationally recognized smell and taste expert and founder of the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation, to identify what some of the most popular ice cream flavors suggest … Read More

Perry's Introduces Lactose-Free Ice Cream

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Perry’s Ice Cream Co. Inc. is introducing a lactose-free ice cream. The Lactose-Free Vanilla, which is available at ice cream stands and retail locations throughout New York, Western Pennsylvania, Northeastern Ohio, Vermont and Virginia. Perry’s Lactose Free Vanilla was unveiled with new flavors revealed at company headquarters on March 22 as part of a panel taste test. On that date, … Read More

Blue Bunny Grants Wishes

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Wells, makers of Blue Bunny ice cream, is celebrating 100 years through their relationship with Make-A-Wish®, by helping to grant 100 wishes to 100 children with life-threatening medical conditions. Help them!

New Ice Cream Trail a First

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The Maryland Department of Agriculture has officially opened Maryland’s Best Ice Cream Trail and Geocache Trail! The new ice cream trail – modeled after Maryland’s wine trails – is the first in the nation to feature dairy farms that produce farm fresh ice cream and sell it directly to consumers on the farm. The seven creameries on the Maryland’s Best … Read More

Flavor Tourney!

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March Madness means one thing: Turkey Hill’s Ultimate Flavor Tournament! What flavor will win this year? Vote for your favorites each Monday on Turkey Hill’s Facebook page. We’ll start with 16 head-to-head contests (32 flavors). The winner of each contest will advance to next Monday’s round, until only two flavors remain standing. The winner of that final showdown will be … Read More

Colonno to Lead NICMA

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Congratulations to Craig Colonno of Anderson Erickson Dairy, Des Moines, Iowa for being elected President of the National Ice Cream Mix Association (NICMA). Colonno succeeds Brian DeFelice of Dairy Enterprises, Inc. who completed a two-year term of office. In addition, Joe Duscher of Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Buffalo, NY was elected to serve as Vice President and Pat Galloway of Classic … Read More

12 Days of Ice Cream!

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It’s our favorite time of year – time for Turkey Hill’s annual 12 Days of Ice Cream! Starting on Wednesday, December 14, Turkey Hill’s Ice Cream Journal will celebrate the holiday season by giving away a different ice cream-related gift each day to one commenter chosen at random. This year’s 12 Days of Ice Cream prizes include an ice cream … Read More

Dairy Farm Conservation

Chuck ZimmermanAgribusiness, Audio, Conservation, dairy farming, environment, Ice Cream

Last week the Conservation Technology Information Center conducted a field tour as part of their Indian Creek Watershed Project in Livingston County, IL. This project is funded in part by the Illinois EPA and other stakeholders. I participated and was pleasantly surprised to find a dairy farm on the tour! We visited Kilgus Dairy. The family dairy farm is the … Read More