Front Page - January 26, 2015 • Volume 139, No. 31

From Bailey’s To Beer, Cream & Lactose Can Be Important Ingredient In Libations
The use of dairy ingredients like cream or lactose is a small yet significant growing trend in the alcoholic beverage segment.
Cream has always been a key ingredient in time-honored liqueurs like Baileys Irish Cream. However, with a surge in craft breweries and artisan distilleries, milk-derived ingredients like lactose are showing up in some unexpected places.

US Milk Output Rose 2.4% In 2014 To Record 206.0 Billion Pounds

US milk production during 2014 totaled a record 206.0 billion pounds, up 2.4 percent, or about 4.8 billion pounds, from 2013, according to figures released Thursday by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics ...


Milk Prices Projected To Average $6.00-$8.00 Per Hundred Lower In 2015 Than In Record 2014

US milk prices in 2015 will average somewhere between $6.00 and $8.00 per hundredweight below 2014’s record-high prices, according to several price...

Citing Higher Calorie, Fat, Sodium Intake, Study Suggests Kids Curb Pizza Consumption; Improved Nutrient Profile Also Eyed
The higher calorie, saturated fat, and sodium intake associated with children’s and adolescents’ pizza consumption “demonstrates the importance of implementing policies and practices aimed at curbing its consumption and improving its nutrient content,” concludes a study appearing in the February 2015 issue of Pediatrics, a journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).


A Sample of Inside

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


Gold Peg International Receives Patent For Apparatus For Producing A Pasta Filata Cheese In Continuous Process

Johnson Industries Gets Patent For Improved Cutting System For Extruded String Cheese

Kelley Supply Introduces RipCordTM, Described As An Easy, Blade-Free Way To ‘Debox’ Dairy Products

Nelson-Jameson Adds Pink To Its Collection Of Color-Coded Products

Garon Foods Announces Winners Of ICTE’s Favorite Flavors Challenge; Offers New Flavors

DSM Goes “Beyond Coagulation” To Help Cheese Makers Extend Shelf Life Of Texture

McKay TransCold’s Rail Service Designed To Offer Better Way To Move Cheese •

Johnson Industries Introduces Two Continuous Waterless Cookers To Deal With Cook Water •

Bob-White Systems’ LiLi Pasteurizer Now Approved For Use In All 50 States

Haden And Custance Outlines Customer Benefits Of Its Cheese Block Handling Technologies •

Extrutech Plastics Introduces New ‘Stay In Place’ Concrete Form For 6-Inch Poured Walls


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