California Dairy Research Foundation Awarded $85 Million from USDA for Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Project

September 21, 2022 California Milk Advisory Board

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $2.8 billion in projects selected under the first pool of the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities funding opportunity. Applicants submitted more than 450 project proposals; 70 were selected for funding.

Melissa Lema Joins California Milk Advisory Board Marketing Team

September 13, 2022 California Milk Advisory Board

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB), the marketing order representing California dairy producers, announced the addition of Melissa Lema as Director of Producer Relations.

Winners Crowned In Inaugural Cal-Mex Foodservice Competition Showcasing Recipe Innovation Using California’s Hispanic-Style Cheeses

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) today announced the winners of the 2022 Cal-Mex Invitational – its inaugural culinary competition to find the nation’s top recipes that incorporate Hispanic-style cheeses and dairy from California with Mexican cuisine and California flavors.

4th Annual CMAB and VentureFuel “Open Innovation” Competition Finalists Highlight Dairy as an Ingredient

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced eight finalists in the Real California Milk Excelerator, a partnership with innovation consultancy VentureFuel. The program is focused on identifying, curating, and accelerating dairy-based products – including traditional consumer food and beverage items, textiles and beyond. The competition will award up to $500,000 in prizes for startups that introduce novel benefits and drive use of California milk and dairy in formulations.

California Milk Advisory Board 2022 Executive Committee Officers

The California Milk Advisory Board is pleased to announce the members of the 2022 California Milk Advisory Board’s Executive Committee.