Initiative lets Niman Ranch, Petaluma Creamery, McKaskle Family Farm and Meister Cheese sell excess inventory DTC due to coronavirus slowdowns in foodservice.
June 30, 2020
Chipotle Mexican Grill announces the Chipotle Virtual Farmers’ Market through Shopify, allowing farmers in the Chipotle supply chain to launch improved versions of their own eCommerce websites. Through individualized online marketplaces, Chipotle suppliers will be able to sell meat, dairy and grain products, and other items directly to consumers across the country. As a digital innovator known for seeking long-term solutions, Chipotle is assisting in the development of each supplier’s site, covering hosting fees on Shopify for two years and supporting the design and development of the direct-to-consumer storefronts.
Golden State Foods (GSF), one of the largest diversified suppliers to the foodservice and retail industries, is pleased to announce the promotion of Chad Buechel to president of KanPak U.S. From the GSF subsidiary's headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Chad will be responsible for all aspects of KanPak's U.S. business, including its production of more than 18 million gallons of dairy products each year.
Company designated as an essential business during coronavirus pandemic.
March 25, 2020
Over the past two weeks, our mission to deliver dairy that tastes better because it’s made better has taken on new significance. As Essential Workers, we feel our mission is our responsibility – to craft our products with love and care, to stay positive and keep going in the face of new challenges, and to provide solace and comfort to you and your family through good food.
Here at Tillamook, our hearts go out to those who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As farmers and food producers, we have always been proud of the role we play in helping to bring food to people’s tables. Our dedication to that responsibility holds true more than ever in times of crisis. We continue to monitor the COVID outbreak closely and are carefully following guidance from local and national health officials. As we learn more, we adjust the way we do business and continue to prioritize the health and safety of our employees and all our fans who love Tillamook products in every decision we make.
In this time of unprecedented change, Westby Cooperative Creamery wants you to know that we will continue to provide the same high-quality, safe dairy foods you have been accustomed to since our founding 117 years ago.
Jamison Cold Storage, ESI Group USA and Delta T Construction contribute to the project.
February 17, 2020
In order to increase production capabilities, Jones Dairy Farm underwent an expansion and renovation of the former McCain Foods Inc. plant. This included a 68,183 sq-ft. addition to the existing processing plant, resulting in a 306,263 sq-ft. total facility. The expansion consisted of a new process area, refrigerated truck dock, employee area mezzanine, and parking and site improvements.
The enzyme technology is designed to help biogas producers in the agricultural sector improve yields and process robustness.
June 28, 2017
DuPont Industrial Biosciences, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Bock UK Ltd., UK, announced a strategic partnership where Bock will demonstrate DuPont’s biogas enzyme technology at commercial scale in the U.K. market.
The new warehouse will feature 13 bays for trucks, compared to the four doors available at the Lakeville plant, and is expected to be completed in October.
August 19, 2016
Clover Stornetta Farms announced plans to expand its Petaluma, Calif., headquarters and dairy processing facility, with the addition of four 50,000-gallon silos and a 65,000-square-foot cold storage and distribution facility.
The plant is expected to process 6 million pounds of milk a day and make 220 million pounds of American-style cheese annually.
June 10, 2016
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), Kansas City, Mo., Foremost Farms USA, Baraboo, Wis., and Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA), Novi, Mich., committed to exploring joint ownership and operation of a major cheese processing plant in the Michigan.
The Vermont Dairy Producers Association Committee is a farmer driven coalition focused on presenting relevant and progressive information to Vermont’s Dairy Farmers by offering highly renowned speakers to share their knowledge and expertise.