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California Dairy Families Kick Off #Sealsforgood Milk Drive To Support Families In Need

Tracy, Calif. (Sept. 28, 2017) – Milk is one of the most-requested staples at food banks, but among the least donated. On average, people served by food banks receive the equivalent of less than 1 gallon per person per year. To help fill this gap and support families in need in areas affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, California dairy farm families today launched the Seals for Good social media challenge, which will provide up to 4,000 gallons of milk to families and children struggling with hunger.

Little Miss Muffet Was On To Something: 71% Of Americans Love Cottage Cheese

(Tracy, Calif. – September 5, 2017) – Just call her an early trendsetter, because Little Miss Muffet was right: cottage cheese is delicious. A recent survey commissioned by the Real California Milk found a majority (71%) of Americans have a positive sentiment about the delicious dairy product. However, despite its popularity, most Americans were unable to correctly identify the origins of cottage cheese from a list of six presented options.

California Dairy Families Tell The Real People Story Of California Milk In New Social Series

TRACY, Calif. (August 17, 2017) – Family, hard work and responsibility are all key themes that come through in “California Dairy Stories”, a new social media series launched today by the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB). The series, which captures short day-in-the-life moments from real California dairy families, was created to continue to connect consumers with the real people behind the Real California Milk seal.

California Cow’s Milk Processors Score 68 Wins at California State Fair Commercial Cheese Competition

TRACY, Calif. – July 6, 2017 – California cow’s milk processors that use the Real California Cheese and Milk seals brought home 68 awards from the 2017 annual cheese competition held by California State Fair, in Sacramento. Cheesemaker – Pt. Reyes Farmstead Cheese was nominated as Best of Show Cow’s Milk Cheese and Best of California Cow’s Milk Cheese during the annual event. Two cheesemakers – Bellwether Farms, LLC and Fiscalini Cheese Co., were nominated as Best of California Cow’s Milk Cheese.

California Dairy Families Celebrate Dairy Month With Recognition From Governor

TRACY, Calif., June 6, 2017 – On June 2nd, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proclaimed June as “Real California Milk Month,” paying homage to more than 1,300 dairy families who make California the number one milk-producing state and dairy the state’s number one agricultural commodity. This regional distinction is in addition to the annual National Dairy Month celebration that recognizes the range of dairy products and the farmers who produce the milk that helps feed the nation and, increasingly, the world. 

Madera Unified School District Receives $44,000 Grant in Support of Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

Tracy, Calif. – April 3, 2017 – Today, Madera Unified School District received a $44,000 grant from GENYOUth through Fuel Up to Play 60 en español, an evolution of its national flagship program that encourages communities nationwide to live healthier lifestyles through good nutrition and physical activity. The funding will support the implementation of Fuel Up to Play 60 healthy eating and physical activity initiatives at 11 district schools.

California Dairy Families Showcase Commitment to Youth Health & Wellness with $20,000 Grant to Gilroy School District in Partnership with the San Francisco 49ers and National Foundation on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

GILROY (December 21, 2016) – Gilroy Unified School District (GUSD) celebrated the award of $20,000 in financial and in-kind resources to expand nutrition and physical activity programs with a ‘Hometown Grant’ event  December 15th at Ascencion Solorsano Middle School.

Statewide Effort to Increase Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Resources Awards $20,000 to LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program

LOS ANGELES (November 22, 2016) –LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program, a partnership of the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Beyond the Bell Branch and the private sector is expanding student health and wellness with $20,000 in financial and in-kind resources from California dairy families, the Los Angeles Rams and the National Foundation on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (NFFSN) through a special award celebrated November 17th at Limerick Elementary School in Canoga Park.

Real California Milk Unveils 2017 Rose Parade® Float as Celebration of Multi-Generational Dairy Farm Families

TRACY, Calif. (November 14, 2016) – The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) today revealed the design for its “Legacy of Generations” float, which will appear in the 128th Rose Parade® presented by Honda on Monday, January 2, 2017. The Real California Milk float, the second entry for California dairy, will feature multi-generational California dairy farm families alongside a life-size animated cow and the products that have made California the number one dairy state.

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