She’s 33 and the Future of the Butter Business

July 6, 2020 CNN

At Ploughgate Creamery at Bragg Farm, Marisa Mauro is making some pretty expensive butter and she’s selling tons of it.

Statement from IDFA: U.S. Dairy Exports Continue to Overperform in 2020 with Rising Demand from Asia

Michael Dykes, D.V.M., President and CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association, released the following statement today on the May 2020 agricultural export data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Prairie Farms Laying Off Dozens as Milk Production Shifts Away From Peoria

July 3, 2020 TIM SHELLEY, WGLT

Prairie Farms is laying off 62 employees as it converts its Peoria milk production facility to a distribution center.

Kite Hill Launches a New Cultured Vegan Butter at Whole Foods and Target

This week, artisanal plant-based food company, Kite Hill, announced that they’re launching their own vegan butter alternative.

Dairy Supply Chains Will Need to Adjust as Consumer Behavior Changes

July 2, 2020 CoBank

COVID-19 is dramatically affecting consumer habits and dairy supply chains as food service demand plummets and grocery sales surge. Consumers struggling with job losses and economic uncertainty quickly returned to buying basic dairy products like fluid milk, commodity cheese and butter.