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2009-07-14 13:28:00

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IDFA Chairman Paul Kruse, who is CEO and president of Blue Bell Creameries in Brenham, Texas, told a Congressional panel that product innovation and increased global demand are fundamental parts of any solution designed to address the economic conditions currently facing the U.S. dairy industry. He testified before the U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on Dairy, Livestock and Poultry, which is responsible for dairy policy, at the invitation...

2009-06-15 09:30:00

Midwest Dairy Association Partners with Domino's to Reintroduce Consumers to New Line of American Legends Pizza Made with 40% More Cheese ST. PAUL, Minn., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Midwest Dairy Association, which helps to increase demand and sales for dairy products on behalf of dairy farmers in nine Midwest states, is partnering with Domino's franchisees across the Midwest during June Dairy Month and through the summer months to reintroduce consumers to Domino's new line of...

2009-05-13 07:00:00

Midwest Dairy Council launches 'Dairy Makes Sense' campaign to educate consumers about the cost-effective nutritional value of dairy foods KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are shifting priorities when making grocery purchase decisions in the current economy, according to a new survey released by the Midwest Dairy Council. According to the April survey* of 1,002 people, more than half of consumers say price, not nutrition, is the most important factor when grocery shopping...

2009-05-11 11:11:00

State-Wide Dairy Donation Kick-off Planned at the Food Bank of Iowa ANKENY, Iowa, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the United States Department of Agriculture, every day more than one out of 10 Iowans go without the food they need to be healthy. Recognizing the critical need for nutrient-rich food donations, Midwest Dairy Association, dairy farmers and processors throughout Iowa are donating $65,000 to the state's six food banks to provide dairy products to those seeking...

2009-05-08 15:04:00

DALLAS, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- GRUPO LALA, one of the largest dairy companies in the world, and Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA), a leading U.S. dairy cooperative, today announced that LALA has acquired milk processing company National Dairy from DFA. The purchase expands LALA's presence in the United States and allows DFA to invest in new strategic projects. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://news.prnewswire.com/viewrelease.aspx?STORY=NDE=...

2009-05-06 15:50:00

April 1 Decision Challenged in Commonwealth Court HARRISBURG, Pa., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saying the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board ignored the needs of Pennsylvania's dairy industry, Governor Edward G. Rendell said his administration is continuing its push to help the state's milk producers earn fair prices for their products. Governor Rendell and Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff last week petitioned the Commonwealth Court to reverse the marketing board's April 1 order that...

2009-03-11 16:00:00

DEERFIELD, Mass., March 11/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northeast Organic Dairy Producers (NODPA) today announced their support for organic dairy farm families who are fighting for their survival and denounced those companies that are lowering the price they pay farmers in order to fund increases in market share. "Across the northeast and midwest HP Hood is hiding behind the good name and ideals of Gary Hirschberg and Stonyfield Farm as they fire the same farmers that two years ago they...

2009-01-27 09:32:00

AMERSFOORT, The Netherlands, January 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, dairy company Royal FrieslandCampina presented its logo. The new logo represents FrieslandCampina's ambition: to get more out of milk by producing food, drinks and ingredients that helps people move forward in life. A pure white centre radiates a spectrum of colours and these colours represent the endless possibilities of milk. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090127/336160 ) The new logo stands for...

2008-12-17 09:56:00

MEPPEL and ZALTBOMMEL, The Netherlands, December 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Friesland Foods and Campina are to merge. On Wednesday afternoon of 17 December 2008, the General Meeting of Friesland Foods and the Members' Council of Campina decided to merge. Earlier today the European Commission approved the merger subject to the divestiture of some of the fresh dairy activities in the Netherlands, one cheese production plant in the Netherlands and two long-life dairy drink brands in the Netherlands...

2008-12-17 04:56:00

ZALTBOMMEL and MEPPEL, The Netherlands, December 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Boards and Boards of Friesland Foods and Campina are pleased that the European Commission has approved the merger of the two dairy companies and dairy cooperatives. However, the Executive Boards and Boards of both dairy companies regret that some parts of the business will have to be divested. Today, the General Meeting of Friesland Foods and the Members' Council of Campina will take a final decision on the...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.