Fresh Food

Emmi Roth to Acquire Athenos

Acquisition from the Lactalis Group expands the Wisconsin- and Swiss-based cheese company's specialty cheese offerings in the U.S.

Industry Partners

American Cheese Society Names New Executive Director

The American Cheese Society, which recently wrapped its virtual 38th Annual Conference, has named Tara Holmes as its new executive director.

How can retailers make their grocerant the impulse-buy hotspot of the store? Here are three key strategies.

Sustainable packaging is especially challenging in the cheese category, because of the multiple layers necessary to create the required barrier protection, as well as the food residue on packaging.

Cheese is a crowd-pleaser in any recipe, and grilling cheese is sure to impress.

From Instagram recipes gone viral to virtual tastings and charcuterie board beauty shots, digital is one of the hottest trends in cheese now and for the foreseeable future.

COVID-19 may have curtailed international travel, but not consumers’ cravings for global flavors.

Total dairy and deli cheese sales increased 19.4% for the 52 weeks ending Jan. 24, 2021, according to IRI.

"Whether they were having a dinner party for one or two at home, [consumers] still wanted an elevated experience," says Jonna Parker of IRI.

Plant-based dairy narrowly outpaces traditional dairy, according to IRI figures.

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