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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.

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.

Häagen-Dazs installed a 6.5-mile flowering permanent hedgerow at its almond supplier's farm, creating a year-round habitat for pollinators and other types of wildlife.

Häagen-Dazs buzzing for helping bees

By Jim Cornall

Four Häagen-Dazs brand flavors in the US that depend on bees will display the Xerces Bee Better Certified seal, which indicates ingredients were sourced from almond farms that provide bee friendly habitats.

“We aren’t going to stop change, and we aren’t going to stop technology.

IDFA zeroes in on next-gen, and ‘making what we can sell’

By Beth Newhart

At the International Dairy Foods Association’s (IDFA) Dairy Forum this week, president and CEO Michael Dykes spoke of the challenges facing US dairy, including product innovation, milk bankruptcies and setting the industry up for a sustainable future.

Yorica is the first UK company to be recognized by Allergy UK's Allergy Aware Scheme. Pic: Getty Images/magone

Allergy UK to attend Ice Cream & Artisan Food Show

By Jim Cornall

Allergy UK, a charity providing support and information for those living with allergic disease, is sponsoring the brand new ‘Alternative Class’ category of this year’s National Ice Cream Competition at The Ice Cream and Artisan Food Show 2020 in Harrogate...

What’s new from the Winter Fancy Food Show?

What’s new from the Winter Fancy Food Show?

By Beth Newhart

The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) Winter Fancy Food Show (WFFS) commenced in San Francisco last week. Dairy and non-dairy alternative products from the specialty sector exhibited for the first time in 2020.

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