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Dairy Prices to Rise This Fall

Dairy Prices to Rise This Fall

Dairy prices are set to rise this fall for the second time this year. Canadian food suppliers are issuing notices to grocery retailers informing them of upcoming price hikes. The notices indicate grocery prices will be reflected in stores this fall – despite already...
Dairy & the Well Necessities

Dairy & the Well Necessities

Covid-19 seems to be coming to an end — but prioritizing health and well-being has not. Nutrient-dense powerhouses like oat and almond milk may be gaining in popularity, however there is still a mighty demand for traditional dairy.Innovation beckons as others...
Silk Makes a Splash With NextMilk

Silk Makes a Splash With NextMilk

Danone Canada launches a new plant-based product that claims to mimic the texture and flavour profiles of real milk so well, customers won’t be able to tell the difference. Nextmilk™ comes out as a non-dairy milk alternative for those who may have been hesitant to try...
Health, Taste & Convenience 

Health, Taste & Convenience 

Wellness was an expanding trend before the pandemic, but the last two years have really highlighted the importance of physical and mental health. People are continuing to look for need-specific, tailor-made products with mindful ingredients for immune function, among...
Lactalis Makes a deal with Kraft Heinz

Lactalis Makes a deal with Kraft Heinz

The Lactalis acquisition of various Kraft Heinz cheese companies is now finalized. The partnership was announced in September of 2020, but has been in the works for the last year and a half. Kraft Heinz’s natural, grated, cultured, and specialty cheese products...
Millennials are Changing the Way We Consume

Millennials are Changing the Way We Consume

In North America, plant-based diets continue to climb as animal products lose popularity – but this doesn’t mean the end of dairy: instead, it demands a shift in the way we approach consumers. Over 65% of North American consumers are looking for what can be called...

Dairy Prices during the Pandemic

Pierre Lampron, president of Dairy Farmers of Canada, wrote on November 8th that “The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) recently announced an increase in the farm-gate prices for milk and butter, to be implemented shortly.” He adds, “This increase will not completely...
Balderson Cheese Reps Blue Cow Logo

Balderson Cheese Reps Blue Cow Logo

Balderson Cheese is the latest brand to join the Blue Cow Logo lineup, according to Dairy Farmers of Canada and Lactalis Canada.   “The Blue Cow is widely recognized as a symbol of dairy farmers’ dedication and pride in producing 100% high-quality Canadian...
Too Early for Egg Nog?

Too Early for Egg Nog?

Normally reserved for the holiday season alone, eggnog has become an increasingly popular purchase earlier and earlier within the last few years. A lot of grocery stores bring it in as early as a couple weeks before Thanksgiving, just in case customers want to serve...