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2012-06-26 06:29:34

RICHFIELD, Wis., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This July and August, consumers will have the chance to win one of nine weekly prizes from Great Midwest, DCI Cheese Company's exclusive line of flavored Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses. The brand's newest promotion--"Summer of Flavor" --celebrates the line's numerous hand-crafted flavored varieties with an assortment of prizes that tech-savvy consumers will love, including iPods, Kindle Fires and an iPad. In-store shelf talkers with...

Milking Cows In Ancient Times
2012-06-21 12:57:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com New evidence points to the existence of prehistoric dairies existing almost 7,000 years ago in the modern day Sahara Desert. British scientists said they have found proof of dairy processing or cooking in the form of microscopic dairy fats stained on clay pots from Libya dating back to the fifth millennium BC, according to a report published in Nature. “This suggests that the inception of dairying practices in North Africa and an early and...

2012-06-14 14:22:16

PHOENIX, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From Home-delivered glass milk bottles to nationally distributed on-the-go milk produced at a rate of 400+ bottles a minute. A Model T delivery truck to a fleet of more than 1,000 vehicles. One route driver to 2,860 associates nationwide. One Irish immigrant operating a small dairy to one Arizona family operating a comprehensive business serving customers nationwide. That's the story of Shamrock. "While many things have changed since my...

2012-06-13 10:24:47

New study says short-term impact will cause rise in prices and drop in competitiveness WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Senate continues to debate the Farm Bill, and the House Agriculture Committee looks to mark up its version, a new report shows that increased dairy exports have been driving over two-thirds of the growth in the U.S. dairy industry and that the available studies of the proposed supply management program in the Farm Bill predict that it...

2012-06-05 22:20:48

SHUANGCHENG, China, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Nestle (Euronext: NESTS) today held the groundbreaking ceremony for the Dairy Farming Institute, which will support the sustainable development and the accelerated modernization of the dairy industry in China. The groundbreaking follows an announcement Nestle made in January, in which the company committed to transform Shuangcheng, one of its largest fresh milk supply bases in China, into the country's benchmark for dairy farming...

2012-06-05 06:30:46

Say Farm Policy Should Be 'on a Path Paved by Free Market Principles' WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform, Citizens Against Government Waste and the National Taxpayers Union have sent a joint letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives asking them to "oppose any form of supply management in the 2012 Farm Bill." The taxpayer groups had previously teamed up on this issue during the failed supercommittee effort last fall....

2012-06-05 02:29:27

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO and MODESTO, Calif., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of June may be the start of summer, but it also kicks off a month-long celebration of all things dairy. As the number one dairy state, California is celebrating June Dairy Month with a proclamation from California Governor Jerry Brown declaring June "Real California Milk Month" in recognition of the importance of California's dairy industry and 30 days of activities celebrating and supporting milk and dairy...

2012-06-04 06:27:14

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever walked down the dairy aisle at the market and wondered which milk is best for you and your family? Just in time for National Dairy Month this June, the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), the creator of GOT MILK?, and Dairy Council of California will work together to educate consumers on the various milk options available today and how their choices could make a difference in their overall health. (Photo:...

2012-06-01 06:23:17

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June Dairy Month, an annual celebration that began in 1937, is traditionally a time to reflect on dairy foods and the industry that makes it possible. It was created as a way to help distribute extra milk when cows started on pasture in the summer months. Today, its rich history continues, with communities, companies and people from all over the country observing June Dairy Month in a variety of ways. In 2012, Midwest Dairy is...

2012-05-31 02:24:05

BROMSGROVE, England, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Two strong businesses together make an even stronger business," Milk Link CEO Neil Kennedy insisted during a joint interview with Arla Foods UK CEO Peter Lauritzen [http://bit.ly/Ku8EzO ] as he discussed the proposed merger between the two groups. Last week, Arla Foods revealed plans to merge with UK dairy farmer co-operative Milk Link. If approved, the deal will create the largest dairy group in the country with the...