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California has been the nation's leading dairy state since 1993, when it surpassed Wisconsin in milk production. California is ranked first in the U.S. in the production of total milk, butter, ice cream, nonfat dry milk, and whey protein concentrate. California is second in cheese production. Here are press materials that provide additional background information on California's thriving dairy industry.

Recipe Remix with Hispanic/Mexican-Style Dairy Products: A Beginners Guide

Hispanic Dairy Flavor Trail 

Nutrient Comparison: Milk & Alternate Beverages

Economic Impact Report

Nation's Dairy Leader

Real California Milk Facts

Real California Cheese Facts

CMAB Backgrounder

History of Dairy Industry


Overview of Cheese Families

Overview of Hispanic Cheeses

California Cheesemaking Glossary

Real California Cheese Seal

Real California Milk Seal