Winners Announced in Championship Dairy Products Contest

News EditorDairy Business, Industry News, Markets, Products, World Dairy Expo

The Championship Dairy Product contest, sponsored by the Wisconsin Dairy Products Assn (WDPA), was held September 5 & 6 at the Madison Area Technical College (MATC) Culinary School and September 7 at UW-Madison’s Babcock Hall. The contest received a record number of 360 entries for cheese, butter, fluid milk, yogurt, cottage cheese, ice cream, sour cream, sherbet, buttermilk, sour cream … Read More

WDPA Announces Contest Sponsors

News EditorButter, Cheese, Ice Cream, Industry News, Products

The Wisconsin Dairy Products Association (WDPA) is proud to announce that Dairy Field magazine and Cheese Market News have finalized an agreement with WDPA to become the exclusive sponsors of the Grand Champion Awards for the World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest. Cheese Market News will be the annual sponsor of the Grand Champion Award for Cheese and Butter, … Read More

New Jersey Milk Goes Local

News EditorIndustry News, Markets, Milk, Products

Tomorrow consumers in New Jersey will be able to purchase their milk from cows that reside in their state – distributor Consolidated Dairies is launching a local milk called Jersey Fresh Skim Free. Banking on a movement to promote eating locally grown foods, the state’s agriculture department is promising that 100 percent of Jersey Fresh Skim Free comes entirely from … Read More

Cholesterol-Reducing Milk

News EditorHealth, Milk, Products

Here’s another new product: milk with cholesterol-reducing ability. Kroger Markets is marketing the line under its Active Lifestyle brand. It adds to the company’s expanding lines for consumers of health-conscious and natural/organic foods and the in-house brands the company sees as an important part of its profit growth strategy. “There’s a major trend toward health and wellness in the country,” … Read More

Formulating Milk Proteins

News EditorIndustry News, Milk, Nutrition, Products

Exploring new venues for dairy products is a major push in the industry right now. One of the hottest trends is formulating new products containing milk proteins. An added benefit to producers! As consumers have begun giving credence to scientific data indicating the importance of quality protein in the diet, the marketplace for all proteins is expanding. Soy, milk, casein … Read More

Dreyer's Opens Remodeled Plant

News EditorIce Cream, Products

Our future supply of ice cream seems to be in good shape. The Washington Post reports that Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream Holdings, Inc. recently opened a remodeled plant in Laurel, Maryland. The company manufactures the popular Haagen-Dazs, Edy’s and Nestle ice creams. The plant is large enough to cover more than 14 football fields, churn out 58 million gallons of … Read More

Kraft to Improve New York Plant

Chuck ZimmermanDairy Business, Products

Kraft Foods will invest more than $10 million to improve its cream cheese manufacturing plant in Lowville, N.Y. In return, Kraft will receive a state grant of up to 950-thousand dollars to assist in the purchase of machinery, equipment and related facility improvements. The announcement was made last week by New York Lt. Gov. Mary Donohue. The company plans to … Read More

What's New at Accelerated Genetics

Chuck ZimmermanAccelerated Genetics, Products

According to the August 2006 Accelerated Genetics newsletter, SOP® is a new patented technology designed to improve the environment for dairy cattle and calves. SOP® creates a healthier environment for livestock by reducing the pathogenic bacteria and stimulating beneficial bacteria. SOP® is not a disinfectant nor is it a bacterial enzyme – but rather a revolutionary new technology. SOP® is … Read More