AFE Educational Grants Strengthen the Future of Floriculture

October 22, 2021 American Floral Endowment

Through the American Floral Endowment (AFE), 17 programs will receive funding through American Floral Endowment 2021-21 Educational Grants. The organizations, universities, and industry groups receiving grant funding offer a diverse array of programs that are vital to the floral industry’s advancement and success.

Healthy Chocolate Milk Startup Slate Closes $5M Seed Round

October 22, 2021 Douglas Yu, Forbes

Boston-based startup Slate, cofounded by friends Manny Lubin and Josh Belinsky to create a healthier version of the classic chocolate milk, hit a rough patch shortly after it started. When the founding duo presented their early prototype on Shark Tank back in 2019, the judges were unimpressed:

WCMA Commends Joint Finance Committee Passage of Agricultural Export Bill

The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) applauded members of the legislature’s Joint Finance Committee as they voted to advance legislation to increase the state’s agricultural exports, including dairy.

New, State-of-the-Art Plant in Little Chute, Wisconsin: Agropur to Expand its Facility In Little Chute

October 22, 2021 Agropur

Agropur is pleased to formally announce the expansion of its facility in Little Chute, Wisconsin. Agropur is building a new state-of-the-art facility to meet growing market demand and significantly increase its production of cheese and dairy ingredients.

ProTab Increases Premix Production Capabilities in Large Expansion

October 22, 2021 ProTab Laboratories

ProTab Laboratories announced the completion of a multimillion-dollar plant expansion, increasing its premix production and making it one of the largest in the West. The market growth is primarily driven by the growing demand for fortifying beverages and foods like dairy and bakery products. Market growth is also propelled by the significant rise in consumption of dietary supplements to improve immune health and contain the growing prevalence of chronic diseases.