Finlandia Cheese is changing its name to Valio USA. The new name will facilitate the company’s expansion into new, innovative categories like plant-based products, and provide a closer connection between the subsidiary and its parent company in corporate branding and messaging. Due to its strong recognition among consumers, Finlandia will remain the brand name for Valio USA’s cheese and butter line.
Cheese curds consistently top the list for Wisconsin's most iconic foods so to celebrate this cult favorite "snack that squeaks," Wisconsin dairy farmers are bringing together the world's largest group of cheese lovers for National Cheese Curd Day on October 15th. The event will broadcast live on Wisconsin Cheese and Culver's Facebook pages, and 10 participating guests will win fresh Wisconsin cheese curds and Culver's fried cheese curds for a year.
Wisconsin Cello Pumpkin Spiced Fontal Cheese from Schuman Cheese comes straight from the "State of Cheese" in a new creamy cow’s milk innovation, rubbed with a blend of cinnamon, pumpkin pie spices, and a touch of honey. Considering Wisconsin is home to the only Master Cheesemaking Program in the U.S., it comes as no surprise Wisconsin would create a seasonal cheese to excite cheese lovers and pumpkin spice lovers alike.
Boursin Cheese rolls out its newest holiday flavor, Fig & Balsamic, available for a limited time only. Boursin's creamy, crumbly cheese and the rich, complex sweetness of balsamic with notes of fig combine to bring cheese lovers an indulgent new flavor.
Prairie Farms’ Caves of Faribault cheese has won the bronze award in the ‘Cheese – Cow Milk’ category as part of the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) 2020 sofi Awards, a top honor in the $158 billion specialty food industry.
The company's winning entry is their Classic Cambleu, a soft-ripened French-style vegan cheese.
August 26, 2020
RIND’s Classic Cambleu, a soft-ripened, French-style vegan cheese, has won the gold award in the Plant Based - Other Dairy category as part of the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) 2020 sofi Awards, a top honor in the $158 billion specialty food industry.
Dutch cheesemaker Vandersterre has recently partnered with Willicroft, a plant-based cheese company located in the Netherlands. Partnering with Willicroft will allow Vandersterre to explore the plant-based cheese market and the opportunities that come with it.
Ornua, Ireland’s largest premium dairy cooperative, has announced a major expansion of its Ornua Ingredients North America division with a $10 million investment upgrading its Hilbert, Wisconsin, cheese ingredients operation. Investment will add 30% production capacity to cheese making plant. With this major announcement, Ornua has now invested $23 million total in the Hilbert operation.
Miyoko's Creamery, a plant dairy brand known for its award-winning vegan cheeses and butter crafted 100% from plants, has launched Cultured Vegan Pizza Mozz, ready for immediate delivery to the foodservice industry. The new mozzarella-style cheese tastes and performs like its cow dairy analog and can be used for pizzas, lasagnas, Philadelphia-style cheese steak sandwiches and Italian style dishes--anything that would require a melted mozzarella.
Check out the September 2020 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: Cold storage construction and COVID-19, how foodservice is adapting to coronavirus challenges, SugarCreek, 2020 cold storage construction guide & directory and much more!