Darigold Resumes Partial Butter Production in Caldwell

February 14, 2022 Darigold

Darigold, Inc. announced that it has resumed partial butter production at its facility in Caldwell, Idaho, a 91-year-old dairy production facility that produces butter and powdered milk products for the farmer-owned co-op. Darigold closed the facility after an October 12 fire tore through parts of the plant, causing significant damage to the facility’s production capability, and structural damage to some of the building.

Darigold President & CEO Stan Ryan to Retire March 31; Joe Coote Promoted to CEO Through Planned Succession

January 10, 2022 Darigold

Darigold, Inc. announced that President and CEO Stan Ryan will retire at the end of the co-op’s fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, after leading the global dairy company for six years. Under the company’s succession plan, Joe Coote, who currently serves as president of Darigold’s Global Ingredients Division, has been promoted to CEO of the 104-year-old dairy co-op, one of the largest privately held businesses in the Pacific Northwest.

Darigold Unveils World’s Largest World Cow Mural in Washington

November 12, 2021 Darigold

Darigold, Inc. unveiled a giant World Cow mural painted by Vermont-based artist DJ Barry at their Sunnyside, Wash. processing facility. The 44-by-66-foot mural featuring a Holstein cow with spots arranged as a world map commemorates Darigold’s commitment to ensuring a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment across its entire enterprise.

Darigold Picks Pasco for $500M Protein and Butter Plant

Darigold Inc. will build its largest ever milk drying plant in Pasco, cementing the city’s status as one of the Northwest’s leading centers for food processing.

Darigold Invests in Climate-Friendly Modernization

July 2, 2021 Darigold

Darigold, Inc. is building a new premium protein and butter operation which will feature a suite of state-of-the-art technologies and strategies designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. When operational, these strategies will cut per unit emissions by 25% compared to our existing baseline. The agreement with the Port of Pasco in Washington marks yet another major milestone in implementing the farmer-owned cooperative’s 2050 carbon neutral goals.