Dairy, Cheese, Eggs


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New Oxford
Mergers & Acquisitions

Sandridge Crafted Foods Acquires Winter Gardens Quality Foods in New Oxford, Pennsylvania

Nov. 10, 2023
Addition of the New Oxford facility expected to increase production capacity and capabilities for Ohio-based food processor Sandridge.
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"Miyoko's Creamery - Vegan Cream Cheese"
Business Strategies

Miyoko’s Creamery to Close Petaluma Processing Plant While Weighing Growth Options

Nov. 10, 2023
Company shifting to “bigger and broader scale opportunities” for production growth, says CEO Stuart Kronauge.
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People on the Move

Former Swift Prepared Foods Exec Named New President, CEO of West Madison Foods

Nov. 2, 2023
Tom Lopez, who led Swift Prepared Foods as well as two separate divisions at Kraft Foods/Kraft Heinz in his career, joins the processor of dressings and dips out of Chicago.
Power Lunch

Power Lunch: Food Processors Can Help Create a Database for Food Microbes

Oct. 31, 2023
The Global Branded Food Products Database invites food processors to contribute health data on yogurt cultures and other live microbes.
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Business Strategies

Unilever Will Freeze CEO Salary to Try to Appease Frustrated Shareholders

Oct. 31, 2023
Hein Schumacher took over CEO post in July and has had to juggle investor unease regarding social purpose strategies versus performance, as well as company’s involvement in Russia...
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Capital Spending

Villa Dolce Artisan Desserts Builds New Gelato Plant in Glendale, Arizona

Oct. 17, 2023
New, 76,000-square-foot green-field facility can pump out more than 1 million 3-gallon tubs of gelato on four brand new lines.
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Capital Spending

Walmart Announces Plan for New Milk Processing Plant in Valdosta, Georgia

Oct. 12, 2023
Retailer will own and operate the new Georgia facility, which is expected to open in 2025.
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Dairy, Cheese, Eggs

Dairy Supply Imbalance Leading to Fresh Milk Dumps into Milwaukee Sewer System

July 7, 2023
Milwaukee wastewater officials confirm that truckloads of fresh milk have been dumped consistently in recent weeks.
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Frozen Foods

Mars Ice Cream Details $1 Billion by 2030 Goal, Announces Additional Plant Upgrades

June 27, 2023
Burr Ridge, Ill., processing facility will get an additional $20 million investment after already seeing $50 million in upgrades, according to a report.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Unilever to Add Yasso Brand, Boost Premium Ice Cream Portfolio

June 15, 2023
Frozen Greek yogurt brand joins Ben & Jerry’s, Magnum and Talenti to give Unilever another premium item in the frozen treats space.
Northwest Retail
Dairy, Cheese, Eggs

Survey: Dairy Aisle is a Must-Stop Destination for Consumers

June 7, 2023
Consumers see the dairy aisle offering a wide variety of options to meet various budget, health and lifestyle needs.