New Survey Reveals Over 40% of Americans Don’t Want to Eat Out

April 2, 2020 Cheeses of Europe

According to Datassential’s latest industry survey on March 17, 41% of Americans are nervous or worried about going out to eat and 27% are avoiding going out to restaurants altogether. Those numbers will only rise as Americans stay-at-home in an effort to combat the global pandemic. On the flip side, consumers staying in means more grocery shopping and meals at home.

IDDBA: COVID-19 Grocery Impact Reports

To help assist, inform, and educate our members and the industry in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, IDDBA is releasing weekly updates with a specific focus on the bakery, dairy, deli meat, deli cheese, and deli-prepared sectors. We hope that you find this information valuable to your readership and encourage you to share it with them.

Wisconsin Cheesemaker Gives Economic Lifeline to Dairy Farmers

April 1, 2020 Tony Galli, WKOW

A Wisconsin cheesemaker is among businesses giving dairy farmers that are reeling from a tumble in the price of milk an economic lifeline during this pandemic.

Buy Irish Farmhouse Cheese Campaign Launched

April 1, 2020 Mark Murphy, FFT

Cáis, the Association of Irish Farmhouse Cheesemakers, has launched a new campaign to encourage people to buy Irish farmhouse cheese online as the COVID 19 lockdown bites hard into revenues.

Fabri-Kal Partners with Local Companies to Provide Medical Face Shields for Healthcare Workers

April 1, 2020 Fabri-Kal

Fabri-Kal is proud to announce its role in producing medical face shields for local healthcare workers. In less than one week, the Fabri-Kal team quickly came together to develop a plan to meet this critical need.