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April 18, 2012News for professionals in the dairy foods industry

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  The Market 
  • Domino's doesn't change its business model abroad
    Domino's Pizza is in global growth mode but, unlike rivals including Pizza Hut, it isn't tailoring its menus or business model to cater to local tastes, this story says. The takeout and delivery pizza chain has flourished in India, where it has grown to 440 stores, but industry experts say it may be tougher to make it big in China and other markets without tweaking the concept. The Wall Street Journal (4/17) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Health & Nutrition 
  • Awareness of food cravings may help regulate appetite
    Participants who responded more to food images during functional magnetic resonance imaging scans were the ones who gained weight in the next six months, a study in The Journal of Neuroscience revealed. Researchers said awareness on how certain triggers affect food cravings may help control appetite. The Daily Mail (London) (4/17) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Trends 
  • Beverage packaging fills many functions
    Packaging for beverages serves many functions, including grabbing attention on the store shelf, communicating nutrition and health information, and showcasing environmental credentials. "The category trend is toward a visual simplicity to allow the consumer the ease of shopping," said Jackie DeLise, vice president of new business development for HMS Design. BevIndustry.com (4/16) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Dairy farmer criticizes "raw-milk paranoia"
    Eric Reuter of Chert Hollow Farm in Boone County, Mo., said small farms suffer when health officials list raw milk as a possible reason for an E. coli outbreak, as happened recently. Reuter's farm sells raw goat milk to consumers who sign a waiver saying they will pasteurize or cook it. Columbia Daily Tribune (Mo.) (4/16) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  IDFA News 
  • Still time to register for Milk & Cultured Dairy Products Symposium
    An update on the new food safety laws and best practices for dairy will kick off IDFA's Milk and Cultured Dairy Products Symposium, April 24-26, in Kansas City, Mo. A team of industry experts will follow with discussions on the latest developments in ingredients, processing technology, market trends and packaging, and a preview of new products in the development pipeline. Check out this video with Cary Frye, IDFA vice president, discussing the highlights. It's not too late to register. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Enhance finance skills at IDFA's Dairy Cost Accounting Workshop
    IDFA's all-new Dairy Accounting and Finance Workshop will feature experts from Herbein + Company to review the ins and outs of milk pricing, tax credits, cost segregation, federal and state milk reports, cost centers, how to measure plant efficiency and more. The workshop will be held May 15-16 in Rosemont, Ill. Register today. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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