10 McConnell's creates alt-dairy holiday flavors for Whole Foods

When Whole Foods Market set out to offer holiday ice cream flavors for alternative dairy consumers this year, the grocery retailer asked McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams to help make it happen.

9Organic Valley names new EVP of sales

Organic Valley introduced its new executive vice president of sales, Rick Simington.

8 Darigold to add Idaho office

Farmer-owned dairy cooperative Darigold, Inc., revealed it will soon open an office in the Boise, Idaho, area, placing the dairy producer in closer proximity to key parts of its network of farms and processing facilities.

7 Carnation's new creamer made with real milk

Drawing inspiration from café con leche popularized in Spain and Latin America, Nestlé’s Carnation brand launched a new creamer made with real milk.

6 Kraft Heinz selects its next leader for North American business

Kraft Heinz is making a leadership change in its North American business and splitting its international business into three zones.

5 Butterfat market expected to keep growing

With consumer opinions on full-fat dairy products shifting, a CoBank report projected the current butterfat “boom” will continue.

4 DFA pilot project awarded $22.8M grant

The US Department of Agriculture Regional Conservation Partnership Program selected Dairy Farmers of America to receive $22.8 million in grant funds that will back a pilot project to reduce methane emissions on dairy farms.

3 Leprino Foods' president to retire

Mozzarella and lactose manufacturer Leprino Foods Company will undergo a leadership transition in late 2024, with president and chief executive officer Mike Durkin announcing his forthcoming retirement.

2 Vermont ice cream maker recalls variety of products

Upon learning Listeria monocytogenes may be present in a lot of one of Wilcox Ice Cream’s products, the ice cream and specialty foods maker opted to recall all flavors of its ice cream, yogurt and ice cream bars.

1 A new chapter for Hilmar

The forward-thinking cheese manufacturer and whey ingredients supplier recently revealed it has a new look and corporate strategy, unifying its products under the brand name Hilmar.