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November 9, 2012News for professionals in the dairy foods industry

  Industry News 
  • Stoneridge Creamery introduces two holiday ice creams
    Stoneridge Creamery has introduced two new ice cream flavors -- Cinnamon Snickerdoodle and Peppermint Cookies 'n Cream -- in time for the holidays. The limited edition flavors will be available for the next six months at SuperValu stores and some independent stores served by SuperValu. (11/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  The Market 
  • Frozen yogurt brands heat up winter menus
    Frozen yogurt sales at shops in seasonal markets plummet when winter arrives, driving many to devise new treats aimed at heating up the business. Forever Yogurt in Chicago is brewing up gourmet hot chocolate, and Alabama-based 32 Degrees has created a line of fro-yo-topped warm desserts it expects will boost the brand as it expands northward to colder climates. QSR Magazine (11/2012) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Health & Nutrition 
  • Study: Yogurt can lower "bad" cholesterol
    New research shows the probiotics found in yogurt can lower "bad" cholesterol. The study, from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, showed those who ate two doses of the probiotic, known as Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB 30242, saw a nearly 12% drop in their LDL, or "bad" cholesterol, level. They also saw a 9.1 decrease in their overall cholesterol levels. The Daily Mail (London) (11/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Cheese makers unleash the power of whey
    The Cabot cheese factory in Middlebury, Vt., used to get rid of whey by spreading it on fields or feeding it to pigs. Now, it is among the cheese companies processing whey into concentrated protein that is used as an ingredient in power bars and smoothies, and sugar that is used in infant formula, chocolate and baked goods. National Public Radio/The Salt blog (11/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Select Sires will market SCR Dairy's Heatime system
    Select Sires will market SCR Dairy's new Heatime system. The Israel-based herd monitoring and milking solution company's new system uses rumination data to monitor herds and optimize the insemination process. "The SCR system is a great addition to our line of genetic, reproductive heat detection and animal health products that help increase the profitability and peace of mind of our customers," Select Sires U.S. market development vice president Lyle Kruse said. Drinks Business Review (11/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Food Safety 
  IDFA News 
  • Join info session on traceability for dairy, deli and bakery
    The dairy, deli and bakery industries are working collaboratively to address product traceability challenges -- not only to improve food safety for consumers but also to streamline business processes throughout the supply chain -- by leveraging GS1 Standards. Register for a free one-hour webinar on Nov. 28 to learn about the traceability guidance being developed by the International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association, IDFA and GS1 U.S. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • SmartWay Transport Webinar to highlight program improvements
    IDFA invites members to join representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency, IDFA and the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy for a free SmartWay Transport Webinar, Nov. 14, from 2-3 p.m. Eastern time. They'll discuss ways to reduce company fuel bills and meet corporate sustainability commitments. Learn moreLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  World Markets 
  • Glanbia expects to hit profit margin despite some losses
    Glanbia expects to hit its profit target of 10% earnings per share growth despite marginal growth between January and September this year. The Ireland-based dairy producer said a 4% revenue decline in its Irish dairy market had offset some of the growth in its Global Nutritionals business. FoodNavigator (11/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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