Front Page - January 29, 2016 • Volume 140, No. 32
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US Milk Production In 2015 Was A Record High 208.5 Billion Pounds
US milk production in the 23 reporting states during December totaled 16.362 billion pounds, up 0.7 percent from December of 2014, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported last Friday....

Over Half Of US Dairy Farms Enroll In USDA’s Margin Protection Program For 2016; Most Opt For Lowest Coverage Level

Some 23,328 of the nation’s 45,344 dairy farm operations licensed in 2014 have enrolled in the 2016 Margin Protection Program (MPP) for dairy, according to figures released this week by USDA’s Farm


Connie Tipton To Retire As IDFA’s President And CEO At End of 2016; Transition Committee To Oversee Selection Of Successor

Connie Tipton, president and CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) since 2004, announced at IDFA’s Dairy Forum here Monday that she will retire at the end of this year.
“I have decided to retire at the end of 2016 after 35 ...

Forget Taste, Value And Convenience; Food Buyers Starting To Weigh Different Factors
Instead of the traditional drivers of taste, price and convenience, consumers have begun to weigh a new set of factors more heavily in their food and beverage purchases, according to a new study from Deloitte, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and Food Market...



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More in this week's Cheese Reporter

  • From Our Archives • Coming Events • NASS Dairy Prices • Futures Report Activity
  • Dairy Product Markets - Wholesale Cheese & Butter Prices • Cold Storage Reports
  • Whey Markets • Cheese Prices: Cheese Markets

BioIonix Reduces Microbial Contamination In Brine, Extends Shelf Life Of Cheese

Qualtech Introduces New Cheese Fines Saver

Page & Pedersen’s LactiCyte Offers Rapid SCC Testing

Metal Detector Enhanced Platform From Eriez Is Able To Detect Smallest Of Metals In Products Such As Cheese

Nelson-Jameson, Valcour Process Technologies, Kaestner Enter Partnership To Expand Offerings To Cheese, Dairy Industries

Footwear Sanitizing Systems Introduced By Best Sanitizers, Inc.

Chr. Hansen Launches YoFlex Acidifix, ‘The Future Making Yogurt

Alfa Laval Introduces New Rotary Jet Mixer

General Machinery Corp Introduces Single Direction Horizontal Cheese Cutter

Kelley Supply Expands Case Packaging Offerings

Extrutech Plastics Introduces P1600 Flat Panels for Walls, Ceilings

Sanitary Design Industries Introduces Technology For Environmental Controls In Cheese Aging, Drying, Curing, Storage Rooms

Johnson Industries Receives Patent for Pasta Filata Production Methods


New Books

New Products

EDCO Food Products Receives Safe Quality Food Certification Fully Automated 40-Pound Cheese Block De-Boxing, De-Bagging And In-Line Block Tracking Available United Industries Adds Larger Size Stainless Steel Tubing For Increased Volume Throughput CrystalBan™ Prevents Calcium Lactate Crystals In American-Type Cheese; Improves Yield