LALA is bringing home the authentic taste of Mexico with the introduction of three types of artisan cheese -- Queso Fresco, Queso Panela and Queso Oaxaca. The new additions to the LALA brand of fresh dairy products are now available in Fiesta Mart grocery stores and El Rancho Supermercardo stores throughout Texas and international specialty markets in the Chicago area.
New Organic Valley American Cheese Slices are hitting shelves this May. Organic Valley American Cheese delivers all the melt and flavor consumers want, with real ingredients including organic butter and organic cheddar.
Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA), has released Maker's Reserve 2011 and 2018 vintages into their Maker's Reserve program. These cheeses are part of a broader assortment of Maker's Reserve Extra Sharp White Cheddar vintages available this year, including 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Sweet Grass Dairy, an award-winning cheesemaker and one of the largest Southern artisan cheese brands, hosted a socially distanced ribbon cutting ceremony with The Thomas County Chamber of Commerce, Thomasville National Bank, CCH Construction, and architect Leon Lynn from Jinright, Ryan & Lynn. The ceremony took place at Sweet Grass Dairy’s new production facility located at 126 Roseway Drive in Thomasville, Georgia.
Heading into spring, America’s #1 goat cheese brand, Montchevre, continues to innovate and gives consumers a reason to head to the specialty cheese case for a treat that will bring the heat, with a hint of sweetness! Capitalizing on the ‘sweet heat’ culinary food trend that continues to pique consumers, Montchevre is pleased to announce the launch of its newest flavor – Jalapeno Honey.
Schuman Cheese announces the latest launch from flagship brand, Cello, in the form of portable, single-serve pairings. This latest addition to the Cello portfolio provides consumers with a personalized portion of Cello’s award-winning Fontal and Copper Kettle cheeses in combination with dried fruit and roasted nuts to enjoy on the go or in your living room. With concerns around food safety at a high, the single-serve enclosed packs will further serve as an added convenience for cheese-lovers everywhere.
Wrapped in the brand's signature red wax and created to meet the rising consumer demand for functional products in 2021, an extra dose of "good for you" just got easier. Babybel introduces a new range of functional dairy snacks this month available in two varieties, Babybel Plus+ Probiotic and Babybel Plus+ Vitamins.
Roth Cheese, makers of award-winning specialty cheese, is adding a new Chèvre flavor to its collection of fresh goat cheeses with the introduction of Roth Cranberry Cinnamon Chèvre. With the holidays around the corner, this spicy/sweet variety is complex, yet light and mellow, and perfect for celebrating the season. The new cheese pairs especially well with cured meats, spiced nuts, and seasonal beverages like apple cider and barrel-aged beers.
Hispanic Cheese Makers-Nuestro Queso is celebrating a significant expansion at its facility in Kent, Illinois. The $15 million investment includes new processing and packaging equipment, expanded cooler space and additional capacity to meet demand for further expansion in the future.
Deal includes three Kraft Heinz cheese plants and a distribution facility, plus 750 staff shifting to Lactalis.
September 21, 2020
Lactalis Group has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition by its U.S. affiliate of Kraft Heinz’s Natural, Grated, Cultured and Specialty cheese businesses in the U.S., Grated cheese business in Canada and entire International Cheese business outside North America. With this acquisition, Lactalis will acquire a portfolio of iconic, strongly-positioned brands that include Cracker Barrel, Breakstone’s, Knudsen, Polly-O, Athenos, Hoffman’s and, outside the U.S. and Canada only, Cheez Whiz. In addition, Kraft Heinz will partner with Lactalis on a perpetual license for Kraft in Natural, Grated and International cheeses and Velveeta in Natural and International cheeses.