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Cheese Carrying the Day – Progressive Dairyman

November 17th, 2017|

In 2016, U.S. dairy consumption hit 591 pounds per capita and cheese was at the forefront of the dairy category with consumption at 36.3 pounds per person. In 2017, cheese is continuing to lead in dairy sales and consumption. Tom Gallagher, CEO of Dairy Management, Inc., discusses his take on how cheese has, and continues to “carry the day.”

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Will Whey Win the Protein Battle? – Milk Magazine

November 13th, 2017|

The FDA has announced their plan to revoke long-standing claims regarding the heart health benefits of soy proteins, providing an opportunity for whey protein sales to increase when manufacturers begin looking for soy alternatives. Daily Dairy Report analyst and managing partner at Ceres Dairy Risk Management, Sara Dorland details the potential risks and rewards for whey protein in a market where soy’s health claims cannot be qualified.

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Puerto Rico’s Dairy Industry Flattened by Maria – NPR

November 10th, 2017|

Puerto Rico continues to suffer in the wake of Hurricane Maria. With delayed government relief aid and efforts, citizens and volunteers have taken it upon themselves to restore the island. Veterinarian and cattle care specialist Manuel Perez had to bury 70 of his herd of 670 and is still attempting to locate a number of missing cows, goats, and heifers; the remaining cows need to be milked and cared for in order to maintain their ability to produce milk on a regular basis. Dairy farming was Puerto Rico’s leading agricultural industry and farmers are scrambling to reestablish their trade, doing whatever it takes (including hooking up milking machines to a generator) to keep their cows healthy and see that Puerto Rico’s dairy industry doesn’t disappear.

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Could 2018 Milk Markets Resemble 2016? – Milk Magazine

November 8th, 2017|

As 2017 comes to a close, market analysts Mike North, Scott Brown, and Bryan Doherty sit down to discuss their expectations for the 2018 industry at this year’s MILK Business conference.

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Dairy Trade Mission in Cuba – The Milkweed

March 13th, 2017|

Sugar has dominated Cuban agriculture for hundreds of years, leaving little room for any other agricultural sector to develop– especially dairy. Bob Wolter of Creative Business Services (CBS) hopes to change that by establishing a Trading Company would allow the U.S. to import higher quality goods to Cuba. He details CBS’ recent trade mission and his goals for the future of global dairy in this month’s issue of The Milkweed.

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How Cultured Dairy can Promote Protein Consumption – Dairy Foods

March 10th, 2017|

Phillip S. Tong, Ph.D., professor of dairy science at California Polytechnic State University, discusses the importance of educating consumers on protein consumption and details how dairy marketers should see this an an opportunity to promote their high protein products.

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Ethiopian Dairy Start-Up Empowers Female Refugees – UNHCR

March 9th, 2017|

After fleeing Somalia, 20 female refugees found strength and self-reliance in running a UNHCR sponsored Dairy Retail Cooperative in Ethiopia. The women’s dedication to their newfound work and the support they provide one another is an inspiration and shows how the dairy industry can contribute to an equitable and more accessible working world.

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New Sales Trend Shows Boost for Full-Fat and Flavored Milk – Dairy Foods

March 9th, 2017|

Whole milk is trending– as far as recent milk sales are concerned. Dairy Foods breaks down the state of milk sales and highlights the surprising underdogs in current the market.

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IFIC’s Top 9 Trends for 2017 – FoodEngineering Magazine

January 18th, 2017|

Kicking off the new year with the International Food Information Council’s predictions for food and nutrition trends in 2017.

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Global Dairy Prices Rise Modestly at GDT Auction Pointing to Ongoing Recovery – Reuters

January 18th, 2017|

January 18, 2017 shows a 0.6% increase in average dairy prices after the Global Dairy Trade Auction.

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