U.S. Dairy in Action
Updates from our global offices, covering news and insights from around the world. We invite you to check back frequently to stay current on what's happening with U.S Dairy. Also stay connected through LinkedIn at the Think USAdairy page and share your U.S. Dairy sightings.
May 18, 2018 | Japan
USDEC highlighted the commitment of U.S. dairy farmers to their cows and the land, providing a sustainably-produced milk supply that results in a high quality selection of U.S. dairy ingredients.
May 17, 2018 | Japan
The 150 participants from health and wellness-focused food and beverage companies in Japan learned how U.S. Dairy proteins offer value in products targeting mainstream fitness-conscious consumers, including seniors. Last week's U.S. Dairy Innovation Seminar also featured how proteins from U.S. milk conveniently fit into everyday Japanese foods.
May 16, 2018 | Japan
Visitors are sampling U.S. whey protein yogurt smoothies and learning how U.S. dairy proteins can conveniently fit into everyday foods to support lean muscle for women without bulking up from USDEC's booth at the International Food Ingredients and Additives (IFIA) trade show.
May 16 - 18, 2018 | Japan
American sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci and USDEC's Jeff McNeill meeting with customers about the benefits of U.S. dairy proteins across the life stages. The USDEC booth is part of the International Food Ingredients and Additives (ifia) trade show May 16-18 in Tokyo.
May 16, 2018 | Japan
May 16, 2018 | Vietnam
The U.S. Dairy Pavilion (Stand # E-15) at Fi Vientam is showcasing a range of U.S. dairy ingredients that provide the nutrition, functionality and flavor necessary for Vietnamese food & beverage manufacturers to bring innovative products to market. The four U.S. suppliers participating are DairiConcepts, Organic Valley, James Farrell & Co. and Stiefer Agribusiness Asia.
May 15, 2018 | Vietnam
At the U.S. Dairy Innovation Seminar in Vietnam, 80 participating food industry professionals learned the nutritional benefits, functional advantages of using U.S. dairy ingredients to deliver on Vietnamese market trends.
May 11, 2018 | Idaho, USA
Special thanks to the reverse trade mission participants from China for taking the time experience the quality and varieties of U.S. cheese produced in the United States. The group stops for a photo break in Idaho at Agropur.
May 11, 2018 | Idaho, USA
Our Chinese cheese processors reverse trade mission gets a flavor of the high quality U.S. cheese from Glanbia's Innovation Center and then visits TLK dairy to see calf raising and precision feeding in action.
May 11, 2018 | Singapore
Some fantastic innovative baked goods using U.S. permeate were created by the regional product developers participating in the recent USDEC workshop at the Food Innovation Resource Centre (FIRC), Singapore Polytechnic. Speical thanks to participating U.S. suppliers: from Agropur - David Mharakurwa and Olwyn O'Dwyer-Duggan, Proliant - Gabriel Sevilla and Lactalis - Bruno Ledoux.
May 10, 2018 | Singapore
Workshop on Baking Innovation with U.S. Permeate held at the Food Innovation Resource Centre (FIRC), Singapore Polytechnic. Led by USDEC SEA Technical Director - Food Applications Martin Teo, more than a dozen regional food developers experienced the functional, nutritional and sensory benefits of U.S. permeate.
May 9, 2018 | California
The USDEC reverse trade mission from China spent three days in California, touring Hilmar and conducting in-depth meetings with seven other US suppliers before heading to Idaho to meet more suppliers and visit a farm. Six representatives from Chinese cheese manufacturers learned about the in-depth U.S. cheese supply portfolio, cheese innovation, and state of the art manufacturing before heading to Idaho.
May 9, 2018 | Miami, USA
Chef John Esser presenting the fine artisan U.S. cheese varieties and pairing ideas to the five Fellows and USDA FAS Agricultural Specialist on a Cochran mission from Colombia as part of their Discover American Cuisine and Media Tour. The May 9th USDEC-sponsored stop at Florida International University in Miami was part of the two-week tour.
May 5, 2018 | Jakarta
The benefits and opportunities of U.S. dairy protein in improving the health and nutrition status of the Indonesian population was shared at the U.S. Dairy Health & Nutrition Seminar on May 5th.
The seminar was organized by Jasmine Nutrition Foundation (Yayasan Gizi Yasmin) in collaboration with USDEC and Indonesian Nutritionists Association (PERSAGI DKI Jakarta Province).
April 27, 2018 | Japan
Dr. Shuichi Machida works with participants to explain how the Kinkatsu project is designed to develop muscle strengthening habits that include exercise and protein intake, including U.S. whey proteins. Seniors participating are interested in these techniques for staying active as they grow older.
April 27, 2018 | Japan
Orientation for Kinkatsu - a Japanese term developed to mean "muscle building activity" - educated community participants on reducing locomotive syndrome risk to seniors using nutrition with U.S. whey protein and exercise.
April 27, 2018 | Singapore
Four busy days for the U.S. Dairy pavilion at Food & Hotel Asia FHA 2018 in Singapore.
April 26, 2018 | Singapore
Vikki Nicholson-West and Chef Jill Sandique featured in the Food & Hotel Asia day 3 show guide discussing how American cheesemakers are crafting U.S. cheese innovations full of bold flavors and textures to complement regional dishes.
April 26, 2018 | Singapore
Delectable culinary creations by Chefs Jill Sandique and Vindex Tengker featuring U.S. cheese entice Food & Hotel Asia participants in Singapore this week.
April 25, 2018 | Singapore
Chefs, importers, distributors, retailers and foodservice operators receive a special tour from cheese expert, Mark Todd, of 30 different varieties of U.S. cheese at five pairing stations. The special reception in Singapore during Food & Hotel Asia 2018 was sponsored by Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council, California Milk Advisory Board and USDEC Southeast Asia.
April 23, 2018 | Singapore
Vikki Nicholson-West highlights how the wide variety of great tasting and unique U.S. cheese is a perfect fit for the influential Singapore market at Food & Hotel Asia 2018. These quality cheeses can stand alone or excel as an ingredient in innovative cuisines.
April 17, 2018
April is teeming with examples that showcase how the 600+ types of U.S. cheeses can be used to delight consumers in Southeast Asia. As the Official Dairy Partner of the World Gourmet Summit, USDEC offers opportunities to see and taste the show-stopping cheeses made in the USA through various award ceremonies and receptions. The activities continue with the 2018 Food & Hotel Asia (FHA) show, April 24–27. The USDEC booth (#7B4-06 and #7A4-01) within the U.S. Dairy Pavilion highlights 10 different U.S. cheese representatives and additional chef demonstrations throughout the show.
April 8, 2018 | Singapore
An impressive display of U.S. cheese delighted taste buds of the chefs, gourmet distributors and importers attending the World Gourmet Summit Discovery Brunch in Singapore.
This reception showcased a dozen cheeses from 8 companies in 4 states. This is truly a small sample of the more than 600 varieties of cheeses made in the United States. U.S. specialty cheese production dates back centuries with the early American settlers and it is currently the fastest growing segment of the American cheese market.
April 2, 2018 | Singapore
Congratulations to all of the nominees for the World Gourmet Summit's (WGS) Awards of Excellence in Singapore. USDEC sponsored three categories and Dalilah Ghazalay awarded the trophies to:
- USDEC Chef's Choice Award: Kirk Westaway of JAAN (pictured)
- USDEC Gourmet Retailer of the Year: Winner-The Cellar Door
- USDEC Gourmet Distributor of the Year: Winner-Culina at Dempsey Hill
WGS month-long activities lead up to USDEC's exhibiting at the 2018 Food & Hotel Asia show, April 24-27 so be sure to come out and learn more about our innovative U.S. Cheese.
April 2018 | Singapore
USDEC is the official Dairy Partner of the World Gourmet Summit in Singapore. Widely regarded as Asia's foremost gastronomic event, this highly anticipated food and wine festival epitomizes the cuisine, wine and dining elements of gastronomy. Guest Chef Vindex Tengker featured the varieties and craftsmanship of U.S. cheeses during the opening Awards of Excellence reception.
February 27 - March 2, 2018 | Guatemala
Under Secretary McKinney from U.S. Department of Agriculture, Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, greeted USDEC staff, Terri Rexroat and Rodrigo Fernandez, in Guatemala. USDEC participated in a trade mission on Feb. 26-March 2 to feature the quality U.S. cheese and dairy ingredients available to companies in the Central America Northern Triangle of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
February 20, 2018 | Dubai, UAE
Impressive display of U.S. cheese at Gulfood 2018. With more than 600 varieties of high quality cheeses, the U.S. can fulfill customers’ evolving product and business needs.
February 19, 2018 | Dubai, UAE
USDEC's CEO Tom Vilsack speaking in the Taste of the USA Pavilion at Gulfood 2018. The strong show presence highlights how the U.S. dairy industry continues to ramp up investments and deliver an expanded range of dairy products which fulfill customers’ evolving product and business needs.
February 17, 2018 | Dubai, UAE
The global food and beverage industry is not standing still, and neither is the U.S. dairy industry – ask one of the 23 exhibiting U.S. dairy suppliers at Gulfood 2018.