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  1. Charm TRIO Test Receives AOAC Certification

    Charm Sciences, Inc. is pleased to announce the Charm TRIO test (TRIO) has received AOAC Performance Tested Methods (SM) (PTM) certification 121601. The Charm TRIO test detects beta-lactams, sulfonamide drugs, and tetracyclines in raw commingled milk at or below Canadian Maximum Residue Limits and US Tolerance/Target Levels in 3 minutes

  2. Prairie Farms Dairy And Swiss Valley Farms Merger Approved

    Prairie Farms Dairy and Swiss Valley Farms announced today that members of both cooperatives have approved the proposed merger with overwhelming support. Both companies are industry-leading farmer-owned cooperatives and rank among USDA’s list of Top 100 Cooperatives

  3. New Batch Machine From Stoelting Brings Gourmet Ice Cream To Nearly Any Foodservice Operation

    Stoelting Foodservice, a division of The Vollrath Company, LLC, and manufacturer of frozen dessert equipment, expands its batch equipment offerings for gelato and premium ice cream with the new VB1 countertop vertical batch freezer

  4. Hochland SE Acquires Franklin Foods

    Franklin Foods Holdings (Franklin), the World's fastest growing cream cheese company, announced today that Hochland SE, a privately-held Bavaria, Germany-based cheese company, has acquired Franklin Foods and its sister companies

  5. DuPont Nutrition & Health To Increase Cultures Manufacturing Capacity In Europe

    DuPont Nutrition & Health has today announced a further increase in its manufacturing capacity – this time in Europe. The company will invest $60 million expanding three cultures production sites in the region as a response to increasing demand for frozen and freeze-dried starter cultures from the global yogurt, fresh fermented and cheese markets

  6. Rise In Consumer Health And Sustainability Concerns Drives Food And Beverage Trends

    With an eye toward the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago), show partner PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reports a 25 percent increase in vegetarian and a 257 percent rise in vegan global food and drink product launches between Sept. 2010–Aug. 2011 and Sept. 2015–Aug. 2016. PMMI explores the steadily growing consumer focus on health and wellness as well as sustainability in the association’s latest infographic “What’s Next: Food and Beverage Trends Impact Industry Growth.”

  7. Americans Increasing Consumption Of Fresh Products, Citing Quality & Health Benefits

    A new survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers showed that, compared to three years ago, Americans are consuming more fresh products, including fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses.

  8. Prairie Farms Dairy And Swiss Valley Farms Announce Merger Agreement

    Prairie Farms Dairy and Swiss Valley Farms, today announced the two companies have entered into a merger agreement. Both companies are farmer-owned dairy cooperatives and recognized leaders within the dairy industry

  9. Good Karma Foods Introduces Deliciously Spoonable Dairy-Free Yogurts

    Good Karma Foods, the leading producer of flaxseed-based milk alternatives, recently announced its launch of the first-ever line of creamy and delicious Dairy Free Yogurts made with Flaxmilk

  10. USDA Overhauls Food Date Labeling For Meat And Dairy Products Nationwide

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture took action recently to help make expiration date labeling on eggs, meat and dairy products less confusing, and eliminate a key cause of consumer food waste in the U.S.