10 – Dairy processors re-focusing on new product development
Cypress Research, Kansas City, Mo., conducted a confidential survey of US dairy processors on behalf of Dairy Processing to determine industry trends in product innovation and development.
9 – Danone plan addresses dairy methane emissions
Global dairy manufacturer Danone revealed new details of how it plans to reduce absolute methane emissions from its fresh milk supply chain by 30% by 2030.
8 – Dairy processors eager to innovate
Aggressive innovation is taking place across the dairy products industry, in the refrigerator, freezer and even the ambient aisles. The latter is making dairy proteins the star of everything from shelf-stable smoothies, to crunchy snacks, to nutrition bars.
7 – Organic Valley appoints new CEO
Jeff Frank was named chief executive officer of Organic Valley. Frank succeeded Bob Kirchoff, who retired from the cooperative.
6 – Perry's adding new ice cream flavors this spring
Perry’s Ice Cream Company, Inc., announced it is bringing three new flavors to retail this spring. The company developed the latest additions to its premium ice cream line with consumer trends and unique tastes in mind.
5 – Danone looks to divest US organic dairy brands
Danone is seeking to divest its organic dairy business in the United States, which consists of the Horizon Organic and Wallaby brands. The businesses feature a portfolio of fluid milks, creamers, yogurts, cheese and butter and make up approximately 3% of Danone’s global sales.
4 – Frozen dairy manufacturers reduce packaging footprint
Companies across all consumer goods categories are looking at ways to use less packaging while still achieving the same characteristics of functionality. The same holds true for the dairy industry, and processors of frozen products are finding ways to make their ice creams and novelties stand out while using less material.
3 – Fire at dairy plant leads to butter spill
Approximately 20 gallons of butter entered a nearby canal through a storm sewer due to a fire at a dairy processing facility in Portage, Wis., the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shared.
2 – FDA: Florida ice cream maker didn't have viable food safety plan
The operators of Big Olaf Creamery LLC did not have a viable food safety plan, according to a warning letter sent by the Food and Drug Administration to David S. Peachey, co-owner and president.
1 – Sargento announces new roles, promotions
Cheese manufacturer Sargento Foods Inc. announced new roles for six members of its company.