Aug 26 2019
Source: Category Partners, LLC
Idaho Falls, ID – With increasing concerns about both food safety and the environment, there are pros and cons to using plastic packaging for fresh foods. Add to that, consumer demand for convenience, and the question becomes even more complicated. This variety of consumer expectations begs the question…”What do consumers want when […]
Aug 19 2019
Source: Andrew Greiner, You Gov Deli
The people have spoken.
America’s top sandwich is the grilled cheese, according to the results of a YouGov survey that asked a representative sample of 1,223 people to weigh in on their top sandwich choice.
The ooey, gooey grilled cheese – a comfort food staple – earned the most nods for “like” […]
Aug 05 2019
IDFA Announces Inaugural NextGen Leadership Class, Prepares Future Leaders for Dairy Industry / Source: International Dairy Foods Association
WASHINGTON – The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today announced the roster of the inaugural NextGen Leadership Class, a group of 13 up-and-coming professionals in the dairy industry who have been identified by their companies as tomorrow’s industry leaders. “The future of the dairy industry is only as strong as the people who work for […]
Jun 24 2019
MADISON, Wis. — If you ask anyone to identify what makes Wisconsin special, they are likely to say cheese. Wisconsin cheesemakers have the same sense of pride and passion for what they do as some of the world’s best authors, athletes and architects – which inspires them to do things they’d otherwise only dream of […]
Jun 10 2019
IDFA’s Advocacy for ‘Natural Cheese’ Definition Achieves Action / Source: International Dairy Foods Association Dairy
The term “natural cheese”’ has been used by the U.S. cheese industry for decades, and one of IDFA’s top priorities is for Congress to include a definition of this term in federal statute to protect against consumer confusion. IDFA came closer to reaching this goal last week when Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Ron Wyden […]
Jun 03 2019
QUINCY — It was just a scrap of paper on the floor of a Stop & Shop supermarket in Quincy, near the produce section. But for Marty, no matter how small the scrap, it was one piece too many. At the sight of it, Marty froze and called for backup. Marty is not some teenager […]
Mar 25 2019
The State of the Industry reports are concise, yet detailed studies filled with priceless data, forecasts, and objective analysis. The amount of valuable data and analysis in this report far outweighs its cost and is well worth the investment. Depending on the topic, State of the Industry reports include historical, current, and future sales data; […]
Mar 04 2019
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today the reauthorization of the Dairy Forward Pricing Program (DFPP), in accordance with the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill).
The DFPP allows milk handlers, under the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, to voluntarily enter into forward price contract with producers or cooperative associations of producers […]
Feb 18 2019
Record Number of Entries for U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay Barry Adams, Madison.com Deli
This leap is all about cheddars, Swiss and Goudas, not touchdowns by the Green Bay Packers. When the 20th U.S. Championship Cheese Contest takes place next month in the atrium of Green Bay’s Lambeau Field, judges will have a record number of entries to score from around the country.
The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association in Madison […]