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The Midwest's Cheesiest City Is ... Not in Wisconsin

Milwaukee isn't even in the top 5 cheese-loving cities in the Midwest, according to Nielsen data and a new list issued by Minneapolis-based Crystal Farms Dairy Co.

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Milk Bar Ice Creams Land at Whole Foods

Milk Bar, founded in New York in 2008 and known for out-of-the-ordinary ice-cream flavors such as Cereal Milk, will sell pints in four flavors at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide.

One in three users of the delivery service have bought an alternative meat or milk product, according to Instacart’s Plant Power report, which explores plant-based foods’ journey into the mainstream.

Up-and-comer Oatly just made its buzzed-about IPO, and almost 2 in 5 U.S. consumers have bought dairy alternatives. But traditional dairy is seizing on areas where it has an edge.

A soft filtration process removes sugars, including lactose, from the product, which Maple Hill touts as offering consumers who have steered away from milk because of its carbohydrate count the chance to enjoy milk again.

Halo Top goes for fudge pops and launches two new flavors of its signature light ice cream pints.

Giant Eagle stores will carry Doughing, Doughing, Gone, Perry's Ice Cream's new co-branded flavor with MLB's Cleveland Indians.

Horizon's two-year-old Growing Years line, featuring products fortified with DHA-omega-3, now includes yogurt pouches, smoothies and more.

DFA to donate $50,000; H-E-B adds to its storm-recovery support.

Value-added and organic, as well as convenient packaging, help drive category excitement.

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