An additional $131,725 worth of Grow Wisconsin Dairy Team grants have been allocated to six Wisconsin dairies. The grants are intended to encourage local dairy growth and expand community economic impact.
Bloggers are focused on health, taste and environmental impact when shopping for organic foods, according to a study of blogs by Umbria Inc. Whole Foods and Wild Oats are the two organic retailers mentioned most often in blogs, but both Safeway and Trader Joe's are receiving growing attention.
Selling its door-to-door dairy service to rival Dairy Crest appears to have benefited Arla Foods UK, which has subsequently seen significant growth recently. The company was also warned by parent group Arla Foods to improve business.
Animal-rights groups, grocery-industry representatives and legislators are coming down on all sides of a new proposal by a Washington, D.C., council member requiring grocers to label eggs from caged hens.