By Kate McAdam

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

A Sartori product is named the best cheese in the United States

Press release from the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Last night in Green Bay, Wis., Sartori Reserve Black Pepper BellaVitano was named the best cheese in United States of America, leading a pack of Wisconsin cheeses that dominated the top places in the 2017 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest.

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

A keynote on the ‘new consumer mind’ kicks off cheese expo

Nearly 2,000 cheese industry leaders, suppliers and cheese manufacturers will gather in Madison, Wis., for the Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference (WCIC) to share information about the latest in cheese technology, new products and issues affecting the cheese, butter and whey industries. Held bienn...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Inside Arla’s cheese plant: the largest Havarti producer in U.S.

To see how White Clover Dairy grew up to become Arla Foods, it helps to look at a series of aerial photos hung in the entrance hallway to this cheese plant in Hollandtown, Wis. In the first image there is a farmhouse near the original plant. Later images show how expansions to the plant crept close...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Spicy flavors, snacking options dominate new cheese innovations

Consumers, especially the millennial generation, are eating cheese more than ever. Cheese consumption continues to rise in the United States with the most recent data showing that on average, each American consumes a little over 35 pounds of cheese each year – an all-time high, according to the U.S...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Arla Foods aims for the cheese aisle

The European dairy cooperative Arla Foods amba has set its sights on the United States. The strategic plan of this co-op based in Denmark states that the goal is to “excel in eight dairy categories; focus on six geographical regions and win as one united and efficient Arla.” By 2020, the co-op sees...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Dutch Farms introduces Parmesan, Asiago cheese shreds in cups

Chicago-based Dutch Farms introduced new shredded Parmesan, shredded Asiago and grated Parmesan cheeses in 5-ounce cups. The Parmesan contains 110 calories, 8 grams of fat and 8 grams of protein per 1/4-cup serving. The cheeses are sold throughout the Chicago area for a suggested retail price of $2...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

New dairy products: Sonoma Creamery introduces Cheddar Crisps

Sonoma Creamery, Sonoma, Calif., launches Cheddar Crisps in four flavor varieties, including bacon Cheddar crisps, Cheddar crisps and Parmesan crisps. The lactose-free baked snack is made with Cheddar cheese and uncured bacon (for the bacon variety), and baked with gluten-free organic brown rice an...