Front Page - June 10, 2016 • Volume 141, No. 51
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Retailers Losing $752 Million In Sales Due To Inadequate Variety Of Specialty Cheeses
Retailers who don’t invest in a great specialty cheese department risk losing store traffic, and “serious dollars,” to competitors, according to a new Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) study. The study was released during this week’s IDDBA Seminar and Expo in Houston, and study results were also discussed during a “Show and Sell Center” presentation by Max McCalman on Sunday.....

Federal Judge Approves $50 Million Settlement To Be Paid By DFA, DMS To Thousands Of Northeast Dairy Farmers

Christina Reiss, chief judge in the US District Court here, this week approved a $50 million settlement to be paid by Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Dairy Marketing Services (DMS) to thousands of dairy farmers in the Northeast.
The motion approved by Reiss was a Decembrer 2015 proposed settlement between DFA/DMS and non-DFA/DMS subclasses (collectively referred to


Meister Cheese, Emmi Roth USA Announce Joint Venture: Kindred Creamery Brand Of Specialty Cheese

Meister Cheese Company and Emmi Roth USA have announced the launch of a joint venture with their new Kindred CreameryTM brand of specialty American cheese varieties.
All of the milk used for the Kindred Creamery brand is provided via Meister Cheese’s Cows FirstTM animal welfare program, which requires cows to have unfe.. ..

USDA Increases Milk Production Forecast; 2016 Price Forecasts Up
he US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in its monthly supply-demand estimates released today, raised its milk production forecasts and also raised most of its 2016 dairy product price forecasts.
Milk production forecasts for both 2016 and 2017 are raised from last month as recently reported cow numbers indicate the herd continues to expand.
Milk production for 2016



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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

Nelson-Jameson Launches Its First Department-Specific Catalog: Lab•alog

With Rheolution’s CoaguSens, Cheese Makers Can Determine Best Curd Cutting Firmness

RELCO Set To Rollout Upgrades To Stoelting Cheese Equipment As Part Of Rebranding Effort

Marchant Schmidt’s New Weigh Belt System Designed For Precise Cellulose Distribution

MAGNATTACK Metal Magnetic Separators Gain USDA Dairy Acceptance

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

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

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

Kelley Supply Expands Case Packaging Offerings

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


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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