Canadian dairy farmers seek second milk price hike this year

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) has requested a rare mid-year milk price hike due to inflation, an increase which would mark the second jump in dairy prices this year. Canadian dairy farmers are battling never-before-seen price increases on goods and services they need to produce milk, DFC said in a statement Thursday. This request comes […]

Canadian milk prices keep rising faster than inflation

Canada is currently experiencing its highest rate of inflation in three decades, but somehow milk prices are finding a way to rise even faster. As of January 2022, inflation in Canada sits around 5.1 per cent after breaking the five per cent barrier for the first time in 30 years. However, as predicted by the […]

Canadian milk prices set to soar by more than ever before

The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced on Friday, October 29 an unprecedented 8.4 per cent increase in milk prices. The increase, which equates to six cents per litre, affects the cost of milk used to make dairy products for the retail and restaurant sectors effective February 1, 2022. However, the impact will actually be far […]

Caffeine Clamour: The latest trends in coffee, tea and milk

By Samantha Biljan If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, does that mean a.m. staples like coffee and tea are the most important beverages of the day? If our research proves right, the answer is yes. Because when it comes to beverages and caffeinated habits, nearly half of consumers are drinking brewed […]

Dairy ingredients gaining a share of the spotlight

By Aaron Jourden It’s not hard to see why queso fresco, butter, buttermilk and cottage cheese are some of the fastest-growing dairy ingredients on Canadian restaurant menus. Each speaks to a larger trend that’s been evolving in the dining landscape over recent years. Whether it’s more authentic approaches to ethnic dining or changes in the […]

Milk, yogurt and ice cream lead the way in dairy beverage trends

By Aaron Jourden Dairy is proving to be a key ingredient in some of today’s trendiest and most craveable beverages at restaurants. Milk, yogurt, ice cream and other dairy products add sweetness, richness, texture and body to popular beverages like milkshakes, smoothies and coffee. Dairy is also a central component in up-and-coming ethnic specialties like […]