Front Page - August 21, 2015 • Volume 140, No. 9

Sartori, Dean Foods & The Comfy Cow Earn Top Honors In WDE Dairy Product Contest
Sartori Company of Plymouth, WI, took top honors as the Cheese & Butter Grand Champion of the World Dairy Expo (WDE) Championship Dairy Product Contest held here this week.
Sartori’s winning Limited Edition Pastorale Blend...

CPI For Dairy Products Posts First Increase In 2015; July Retail Cheese, Milk Prices Increased

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for dairy and related products was 221.443 in July (1982-84=100), up 0.8 percent from June but 1.6 percent lower than in July of 2014, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported Wednesday.


Milk Production Increased 1.2% In July; California’s Production Fell 3.3%, Wisconsin’s Increased 5.3%

US milk production in the 23 reporting states during July totaled 16.581 billion pounds, up 1.2 percent from July of 2014, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported Wednesday.
June’s milk production estimate was increased

Global Dairy Trade Price Index Rises For First Time Since March
Whole Milk Powder Price Jumps 19.1%, Anhydrous Milkfat Rises 26.6%; Dairy Prices Have ‘Truly Turned The Corner’

The price index on this week’s semi-monthly Global Dairy Trade (GDT) dairy commodity auction increased 14.8 percent from the previous auction, held two weeks ago.
That was the first increase in the GDT price index since the first auction in March. Declines in the GDT price index in the 10 GDT trading events prior to this week’s auction ranged from 1.3 percent in June’s second auction to 10.8 percent in April’s first auction.

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


General Machinery Corp Introduces Single Direction Horizontal Cheese Cutter

Chr. Hansen Introduces Phage Robust Adjunct Culture That Increases Fat Perception Of Fresh Dairy Products

Kelley Supply Synergizes Efficiencies With New Engineering And Automation Division

New Magnetic Mat From Powder-Solutions Controls Transfer Of Ferrrous Metal Into Sensitive Areas Like Production Rooms, Offices

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

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

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


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