For cheese importers, EU tariffs are a "wedge" issue

Oct 24, 2019
Gourmet cheese sellers are wary of what new tariffs might mean for holiday sales.
Various European cheeses on display at Formaggio Kitchen in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Cheese in the age of Brexit

Mar 25, 2019
A crumbly cheese, Yorkshire Wensleydale, can teach us something about life in the U.K. after Brexit.
Wensleydale cheese, including a 5.5 pound wheel, at the London cheese shop La Fromagerie. This style of cheese is imported from the town of Bedale in North Yorkshire, England.
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Canadians mull new trade pact, worry about domestic dairy industry

Oct 8, 2018
Some Canadians worry NAFTA replacement will flood markets with lower-cost U.S. milk and cheese.
A dairy cow on a farm in Caledon, Canada.
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How a 109-year-old company keeps up with changes in advertising

Mar 30, 2018
Dairy company Tillamook is more than 100 years old. How has their ad strategy changed?
Behind the scenes at an advertising space at 72andSunny.
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The "Illuminati of cheese" is filling fast food chains with cheesy dishes

Jul 20, 2017
“Got Milk?” is arguably the dairy industry’s best ad slogan ever. But how about “Got Cheese?” That do anything for you? Americans are eating record amounts of cheese — 35 pounds of it per person each year on average. But diary farmers…

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Eggs are so cheap, the U.S. is stepping in to buy some

Sep 2, 2016
A 1935 program authorizes the U.S.D.A's purchase of excess commodities, like eggs.
A notice that the price of eggs will be rising soon is seen at a Giant grocery store in Clifton, Virginia. In 2015, widespread outbreaks of Avian Flu costed poultry producers almost 40 million birds, causing the price of eggs to rise sharply.

 

 

 
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Americans are eating more cheese than ever

Aug 26, 2016
Then why is the government buying surplus of the dairy staple? The global market is saturated.
Lenny Zimmel puts Colby cheese curds into forms to make 40 pounds blocks of cheese at the Widmer's Cheese Cellars on June 27, 2016 in Theresa, Wisconsin. In 2015, Americans were consuming over 34 pounds of cheese per capita.
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What does Brexit have to do with cheese and whisky?

Jun 27, 2016
Dozens of British specialty-food products could lose their special protected status
A barman lifts a bottle of Scotch whisky from a shelf in the Deoch An Dorus pub in the Partick area of Glasgow.
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