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2021 Virtual Conference Program

Posted by ODI Secretary | On: Jan 26 2021 | Comments Off on 2021 Virtual Conference Program
In 2021, ODI will be having a virtual conference in Zoom! Below is the proposed program. Hope to see you there! Tuesday April 13 Session Chair: Steve Cettel Online Auction Begins Door Prizes 10:00 Welcome to ODI 2021 and AM session 10:10...

What do Vanilla Ice Cream and Ranch Dressing have in common?

Posted by ODI Secretary | On: Dec 22 2020 | Comments Off on What do Vanilla Ice Cream and Ranch Dressing have in common?
VIEW THE RECORDING ON YOUTUBE! Take a few minutes to consider a difficult question: “What do vanilla ice cream and ranch dressing have in common?” Sarah Masoni Director; Product and Process DevelopmentJason Ball; Culinary ManagerMike Adams;...

The Quality and Price Implications of Ingredient Lists for Dairy Products

Posted by ODI Secretary | On: Dec 20 2020 | Comments Off on The Quality and Price Implications of Ingredient Lists for Dairy Products
Consumers are increasingly demanding foods that are “clean label”, which is a trait that lacks legal definition. Previous research indicates that clean label-seeking consumers are interested in foods with short ingredient lists containing simple ingredients....

Tackling Food Loss and Waste: a full value chain approach

Posted by ODI Secretary | On: Dec 20 2020 | Comments Off on Tackling Food Loss and Waste: a full value chain approach
The conversation on food loss and waste is often focused around what consumers can do to reduce their impact. But food waste is an issue starting at the farm and spanning the value chain. Agri-food companies have a large responsibility and vested interest...

Why U.S. Dairy is Taking a Leadership Approach to Sustainability

Posted by ODI Secretary | On: Dec 20 2020 | Comments Off on Why U.S. Dairy is Taking a Leadership Approach to Sustainability
Whether you’re selling your products locally or globally, demonstrating dairy’s sustainability is no longer optional for success in today’s marketplace. It’s become a key purchase factor for consumers, a rallying cry for advocacy groups, and...

ODFA COVID-19 Resources

Posted by ODI Secretary | On: Apr 07 2020 | Comments Off on ODFA COVID-19 Resources
Oregon Producers, Thanks to our friends at the Idaho Dairymen’s Association for sharing the original information below. Content also came from various agricultural lenders and a CPA firm. There are a lot of questions about the CARES Act and how it will benefit...