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The Pacific Coast Coalition as awarded over $5.87 million dollars in grant money to dairy processors on the Pacific Coast.  These grants are pivotal to the sustainability and longevity for each business, and support the economics of innovation in the dairy industry.  The California winners are:

Achadinha Cheese Company; Alec’s Ice Cream; Central Coast Creamery; CheeseBits; Cheese Trail; Hilmar Cheese Company; Nicosio Valley Cheese; Petit Pot; Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co.; Schoch Family Farmstead; Stepladder Creamery; Stuyt Dairy Farmstead Cheese Company; Rosa Brothers Milk Company; Valley Ford Cheese & Creamery; Vintage Cheese Company.

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Advanced Cheesemaking

Dairy Product Technology Center, CalPoly, San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA, United States

July 16 - 17, 2024 A practical, hands-on course on the fundamentals of milk and the cheesemaking processes.  This course will feature manufacture of farmer's cheese, Gouda, Parmesan, and an overview of global cheeses. Registration:  https://dairy.calpoly.edu/short-course-symposia   Program: Advanced Cheesemaking Short Course 2024

2025 Dairy Products, Process & Packaging Innovation Conference

The Cliffs Hotel and Spa 2757 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, CA, United States

SAVE THE DATE! Join industry leaders and learn new ways the dairy industry continues to strive for innovation!  The 2025 conference is scheduled for February 18 - 20, 2025 in beautiful Shell Beach. Program and registration will be available soon.  Check back often.