NM Dairy Industry Says New Rules Would Ruin Them

New Mexico dairies are objecting to the proposed groundwater protection requirements. The industry contends the proposals are so costly up to half of the state’s dairies would go out of business or move.

Pacific Valley Dairy Bought By Schmid Inc.

Pacific Valley Dairy of Pacific, Mo., was acquired March 30 by Schmid Inc.,
based in Orrville, Ohio. Pacific Valley Dairy makes and distributes quality ice cream mix, frozen dessert products and soft serve items such as cones, cups, toppings and syrups.

CA’s Crystal Dairy Offers Free Delivery, Consumer-Direct Buying

Crystal Dairy products are in most refrigerators in western Nevada County,
but few people know the owners of the distribution center in Grass Valley’s
Whispering Pines business park make their products available in quantity to
consumers. The following is an interview with owners Rob Angell and Chuck
Callahan.

Saratoga Cheese Corp. Moving Ahead On Cheese Plant

Saratoga Cheese Corp., the start-up company planning a $41 million
cheese manufacturing plant at the industrial park in Aurelius, NY has made a 10
percent down payment and is moving forward with development plans, Stephen
Lynch, director of the Cayuga County Department of Planning and Economic
Development told county legislators Tuesday.

Lifeway Foods Reports Record 1st Quarter 2010 Revenues

April 9, 2010 Lifeway Foods

Lifeway Foods makers of a nutritious, probiotic dairy
beverage called kefir, announced today for the first quarter ended March 31,
2010, total consolidated sales increased 16% to approximately $15,995,000 from
$13,736,000 during the same period a year ago.