How Can Dairy Weather This Perfect Storm?

The pandemic couldn’t have come at a worse time for the dairy business. Even before the economic collapse, this bedrock American industry faced strong headwinds.

Dairy’s Just Another Industry at a Crossroads

Dairy, a longtime staple of the country’s ag economy, finds itself in the middle of a seismic transition. You could even go so far as to call it the bad, the good, and the ugly.

Top Five Stories of 2019

To say 2019 was a big year in the food, beverage, and dietary supplements segments would be an understatement. Sales in the food and beverage space surpassed $7.8 billion, a 3.8% jump over 2018.

Keeping Dairy Safe

Instances of food contamination and allergic reactions have become all too common when the technology and regulations put in place to prevent them have never been more robust. 

It’s Time for Dairy to Innovate

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics monthly Milk Production report, released on Feb. 20, 2020, showed the most significant annual decline in the number of licensed dairy operations since 2004. 

Dairy Industry Struggles Continue

Dairy, a longtime staple of the country’s agriculture economy, is an industry struggling to find its way amid a sea of change. This past year didn’t make things any easier.

2018’s Top Food and Beverage Stories

This year crammed enough news to fill more than a mere 12 months. From the World Cup to a royal wedding to devastating wildfires out west, there’s been no shortage of headlines in 2018.

Tariffs Threaten Food Supply Chain

Tariffs are suddenly all the rage. You can hardly make it through a single news cycle without hearing about them. In August 2018, China announced a new round of 25% tariffs on U.S. goods worth about $16 billion.

Organic – It’s What’s for Dinner

Americans’ hunger for organic food rages on. Even though many thought the trend peaked back in 2006, its popularity continues to surge, outlasting faddier consumer food flings such as cupcakes and the South Beach Diet.