10 What's driving continued growth in snack category

At Pack Expo 2023, held Sept. 11-13 in Las Vegas, David Walsh, vice president, membership and communication, SNAC International, highlighted the most significant trends driving the snack world’s momentum.

9 Kerrygold launching cheese stick snacks

Kerrygold, a subsidiary of Irish dairy cooperative Ornua, is debuting a line of ready-to-eat cheese sticks, the brand’s first snack offering.

8 Sargento announces key promotion, hires

Sargento Foods Inc. has promoted Erin Price to senior vice president of marketing, while naming Mohamed Attia as vice president of strategic sourcing, and Brent Mann as vice president of food safety and quality.

7 Consumers will pay more for quality, artisanal flavors

Ice cream is trending as a go-to snack that provides permission to indulge. While unit sales are down, dollar sales are up.

6 Nancy’s Probiotic Foods finds sustainable packaging solution

Nancy’s Probiotic Foods recently unveiled sustainably sourced paper-based yogurt cups for the company’s Oatmilk Non-Dairy Yogurts.

5 Looming shutdown: How dairy industry could be affected

What would a partial government shutdown mean for the dairy industry?

4 Yogurt continues driving consumers to cultured dairy

Yogurt, which is about a $9 billion retail business, accounts for nearly two-thirds of retail dollar sales within the cultured dairy category.

3 Heartisan Foods acquires another cheese maker

Specialty and flavored cheese manufacturer Heartisan Foods announced it is buying North Country Packaging, a move that will triple its manufacturing capacity.

2 On the record with Hudsonville Ice Cream

Dairy Processing had the opportunity to speak with CJ Ellens, director of sales and marketing for Hudsonville Ice Cream, about how the company has remained successful for nearly a century and what lies ahead.

1 Culinary-inspired flavored butters fight food fatigue

Data show that consumption of butter continues to grow year-after-year, as the number of younger and specialty shoppers control more of the retail food dollar.