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Looking Back: A Review of Milk Output in August

Looking Back: A Review of Milk Output in August

NATIONAL NUMBERS According to reports from the USDA, milk production in August rose a full 2% when compared to numbers reported in August of 2016, with the total production amount coming to an estimated 18 billion pounds for month. The country additionally saw an...
A Case for Milk in Children’s Diets

A Case for Milk in Children’s Diets

Whole, skim, fat-free, almond, or soy; most experts have vastly different ideas on what type of milk you should give to your growing child. With so much nutritional advice on television, in parenting magazines, and on the Internet, it can be difficult to decide which of the options available in your local grocery store are right for your family. At Bluegrass Dairy and Food, we believe in the value of milk – but you don’t have to take our word for it. The published findings backing milk’s health benefits speak for themselves.

Decoding Milk: Understanding Dairy Labels

Decoding Milk: Understanding Dairy Labels

Admit it: you don’t read the labels before you check out at the grocery store – and you especially don’t scrutinize text on staple products such as milk. But if you were to go to any dairy aisle in America and examine the cartons, you would probably notice that almost every bottle has the words pasteurized and homogenized tucked away at the bottom of its label.

Top Agriculture Podcasts

Top Agriculture Podcasts

Agriculture isn’t a flashy subject. It doesn’t snag front-page headlines or inspire radio talk show hosts; industry updates stay consistently on the back pages of local newspapers, and information on the topic can be difficult to find unless the seeker knows exactly where to look. Unfortunately, the agricultural industry isn’t an easy field to research, and the latest news can be hard to dig up.

The Benefits of Sourcing from Co-ops

The Benefits of Sourcing from Co-ops

Here at Bluegrass Dairy and Foods, we know milk and cheese. We spend every day hard at work finding new ways to make the best-tasting powder mixes and products to meet a diverse array of client needs – dairy is quite literally our bread and butter. But visitors to our facilities might be surprised: Despite the enormous quantity of milk on the premise, no cows graze outside our buildings or nibble feed indoors.

Butter: An International Perspective

Butter: An International Perspective

Pancakes, eggs, steak. Alfredo, pasta, brioche. Pies, tarts, croissants. It’s a wide spread of food, with one common ingredient: butter. Butter is kitchen staple; a common and necessary household ingredient. The average person hardly thinks of the stuff unless...
The Dairy Industry: As We See It

The Dairy Industry: As We See It

Over the last thirty years, global milk production has leapt over 50%. In the US alone, milk production in 2015 was estimated at 208 billion pounds – and that annual number has undoubtedly risen since. Overall, those in the industry face an uncertain market as a...
Welcome!

Welcome!

This is the first post on Bluegrass Dairy and Food’s blog dedicated to news and insights into the dairy market. Stay...