All news articles for February 2020

The California Milk Advisory Board event takes place February 22.

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First dairy dispensary to launch in Los Angeles

By Jim Cornall

In an attempt to capitalize on the CBD movement, the California Milk Advisory Board is promoting what it calls California Based Dairy (CBD) with a California Dairy Dispensary pop-up event February 22 in Los Angeles.

“We have to disrupt our industry from within, or we’ll be disrupted from without.

DBA appeals to farmers of the future for industry disruption

By Beth Newhart

Some top priorities for US dairy farmers in 2020 are future planning, risk management and secure milk supplies. All were examined at the Dairy Business Association’s (DBA) Dairy Strong conference in Wisconsin in January.

The name PotonGuler comes from poton gula, Malay for “cut out the sugar.”

A condensed milk manufacturer in the suburbs of Kuala Lumpur has designs on becoming a globally known brand

Stevia and none of the sugar for diabetics who like their tea sweet

By Richard Whitehead

It would normally be bold for a small family business from one of Asia’s less glittering pockets to set its sights on becoming a global name.

Eef de Ferrante, MD, AIPIA, (centre) at last year's Asia Summit. Photo: AIPIA

AIPIA cancels China Summit amid concerns over Coronavirus

By Jenny Eagle

AIPIA, the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association has announced it is postponing its China Summit, due to be held in Shanghai in April, due to concerns about Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China and many other regions.

Ice cream has an application with adults, and the occasion of eating ice cream before bed aligns with CBD’s relaxation properties. Pic: Getty/belchonock

Does CBD have a place in dairy?

By Beth Newhart

The use of non-psychoactive CBD as a food, beverage or supplement ingredient is still illegal in the US. But that hasn’t stopped the market from exploding, with dairy already playing catch-up.

“Allowing non-dairy products to use dairy terms to promote goods with wildly different nutritional values has undermined public health.

US dairy groups press Congress on Dairy Pride Act

By Beth Newhart

Three years after its first introduction to the Senate, the divisive Dairy Pride Act is still on the minds of US dairy. The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) made a case for stricter labeling guidelines while the FDA is stalled.

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