Seven Top Trends In Cheese For 2016

When it comes to cheese, Americans want convenience, flavor, authenticity, and freshness, said the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. The board, a nonprofit organization of dairy producers that promotes the consumption of milk, cheese and other dairy products made in Wisconsin, recently announced the top consumer cheese trends for 2016.

Harris Teeter Unveils Carolina Panthers' Kelvin Benjamin's 'The Benjamin Buster' Signature Sub Sandwich

December 31, 2015 Harris Teeter

Carolina Panthers’ wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin has teamed up with Harris Teeter to debut his personally designed signature sub sandwich which is guaranteed to fill even the largest appetite.

Feeding America Food Banks Receive $100,000 In Milk Donations From California Dairy Families

December 31, 2015 California Milk Advisory Board

In California, 1-in-7 people struggle with hunger[1]. Milk is one of the most-requested nutrition staples at Feeding America food banks, but facilities are only able to provide the equivalent of less than one gallon of milk per person each year. Today, the culmination of an effort by California's dairy families to generate milk donations to the Great American Milk Drive comes to fruition with a $100,000 Feeding America check presentation at the Alameda County Community Food Bank.

The Year In Eggs: Everyone's Going Cage-Free, Except Supermarkets

December 31, 2015 Eliza Barclay, NPR

Animal welfare advocates got major traction this year pushing for cage-free eggs. Some of the biggest egg producers in the U.S., including Rembrandt Foods, pledged allegiance to cage-free. Packaged good behemoths like Nestle and fast food chains like Subway did as well. With the exception of Costco, there are no such pledges from grocery retailers: no Target, no Safeway, no Walmart.

'Goliath' Wallops West Texas Dairy Industry, Future Milk Supply

December 31, 2015 Texas Association of Dairymen

Winter Storm Goliath packed a powerful punch to the heart of the Texas dairy industry that will be felt well into the future, from a reduction in the state's milk supply to dairy financial losses to the emotional impact on farmers of losing their animals, according to Darren Turley, executive director of the Texas Association of Dairymen.