Press Releases

Travis Cano Joins California Milk Advisory Board Marketing Team

January 2024

New Processor Partnerships Manager Supports California Processors Using Real California Milk

 

TRACY, Calif. — (January 30, 2024) – The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB), the marketing order representing California dairy producers, today announced the addition of  Travis Cano as Manger of Processor Partnerships.

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California Dairy District 2 Seeks Ambassadors To Serve As 2024 Dairy Princesses

January 2024

Annual Dairy Princess Contest Returns to Santa Rosa April 27th

 

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Application Process Now Open For Up To $1 Million In Innovation Grants For California Dairy Producers, Processors, and Co-Packers

January 2024

Fourth Round of Dairy Business Innovation Initiative Funding Available From Pacific Coast Coalition
 

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California Dairy Students Partner With California Dairy Families To Raise Milk For Families In Need

January 2024

Inaugural Real California Milk Intercollegiate Give-A-Gallon Challenge
 focuses on increasing access to fresh dairy in local communities

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Real California Milk Debuts Great Mozzarella Showdown Foodservice Recipe Contest To Highlight Culinary Innovation Tapping Into California's Leading Foodservice Cheese

January 2024

Tracy, Calif. – January 9, 2024 – The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) today announced the launch of the 2024 Great Mozzarella Showdown, an inaugural foodservice recipe contest challenging professional chefs and culinary students to develop creative, non-pizza dishes using California’s number one cheese product: Mozzarella.

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California Dairy Innovation Center Announces February 2024 Innovation Conference, Releases Schedule of Opportunities for Hands-On Dairy Products Education in 2024

December 2023

Dairy Short Course Programs and Conference Schedule Released

Tracy, Calif. –December 12, 2023 – The California Dairy Innovation Center (CDIC) announced today the latest short courses to be offered in 2024, as well as dates for the second Dairy Products, Processing, and Packaging Innovation Conference.

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Real California Milk Brings Back The California Cheese Wreath Kit, The Edible Gift That Gives Back To Communities In Need

November 2023

Tracy, Calif. – November 29, 2023 – In celebration of the holidays, today the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) released its second collaboration with cheese shop Lady & Larder – the California Cheese Wreath Kit, a collection of Real California cheeses, dried fruit, nuts, crackers, and other items used to create an edible arrangement for seasonal gatherings and gift giving. In the spirit of giving, for each kit ordered a donation of $20* will be made to provide fluid milk to Feeding America food banks in California in support of families in need.Read More

Amazing Ice Cream, Arbo's Cheese Dip, Petit Pot, and Wondercow Selected as Winners in the 5th Real California Milk Excelerator Innovation Competition

November 2023

2022 Winners, dosa by DOSA and Wheyward Spirit, Unlock 2nd Round of Funding From the California Milk Advisory Board to Continue to Grow Their Business Using California Milk

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Innovative Dairy Foods Made With Sustainably Sourced California Milk To Be Showcased During Private Label Trade Show

October 2023

California dairy processors to exhibit in Chicago November 12-14, 2023

Tracy, Calif. – (October 31, 2023) –The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) will spotlight a diverse selection of innovative and sustainably sourced specialty dairy products at PLMA's 2023 Annual Private Label Trade Show in Chicago, Ill. at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center November 12th-14th.

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Real California Milk Begins Holiday Season With Retail Campaign Celebrating Mornings With California Cheese And Dairy

October 2023

TRACY, Calif. – (October 23, 2023) – The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced today the return of its consumer promotion focused on holiday breakfast traditions made special with California dairy. The annual campaign – titled Holiday Mornings Mean More – debuted in 2020 and focuses on the California market.

 

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Chef Leah Scurto Wins Grand Prize In Tournament Of Champions Pizza Contest Sponsored By Real California Milk

October 2023

Scurto Earns Trip to Italy to Compete in 2024 Caputo Cup Pizza Competition;

Two Chef Teams Win in Three-Cheese Pizza Bake-Off Tie

 

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California Milk Advisory Board Offers Opportunity For Student Ambassadors To Share California Dairy Messages With International Audiences

October 2023

International Internship will select three students to represent Real California Milk in Mexico and South Korea

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"Cheese & Mac" Foodservice Contest Showcases Innovative Comfort Food Classics Using Real California Cheese and Dairy

August 2023

Winning Elote Corn-a-Roni Dish Earns Grand Prize, $5,000 in
Real California Milk’s Virtual Recipe Challenge

 

Napa, Calif. (August 31, 2023) – The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) today announced the Grand Prize Winner of the “Real California Cheese & Mac Challenge” its inaugural virtual foodservice contest challenging professional chefs and culinary students to develop creative Cheese & Mac dishes using Real California dairy products.

 

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Real California Milk Excelerator Cohort Announced, Eight Dairy Startups Compete in 5th Annual Dairy Innovation Competition

August 2023

CMAB and VentureFuel "Open Innovation" finalists tap into mentorship,

support network to compete for funding to grow, expand products in California and beyond

 

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California Dairy Innovation Center Offers Opportunities for Dairy Products Training, Education and Networking

August 2023

Fall 2023 schedule includes 1st Dairy Products Innovation Conference, September 7 at Fresno State; Frozen Desserts Short Course at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, September 26-27.

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Chef Bill Crawford Wins Grand Prize for Innovative Use of Real California Cheeses in 5th Annual Real California Pizza Contest

August 2023

El Pollo Borracho Brings Home $5,000 Cal-Mex Prize; $10,000 Grand Prize in
Real California Milk’s Pizza Bake-off Event

 

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Real California Cheeses Bring Home 29 Awards at American Cheese Society Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa

July 2023

TRACY, Calif. – July 20, 2023 – Cow’s milk cheese and dairy processors that use the Real California Milk seal brought home 29 awards from the 2023 annual cheese competition held by the American Cheese Society (ACS) in Des Moines, Iowa.

 

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Hannah Dutra of Hanford Selected as District 5 Central Dairy Ambassador

July 2023

TRACY, Calif. – July 17, 2023 – Hannah Dutra of Hanford was selected as the 2023 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board’s (CMAB) District 5 Central in a crowning event on Friday, June 30, 2023.

 

Hannah will represent District 5 Central, Kings County. As Dairy Princess, she will play a key role on the CMAB’s Communications Services team in meeting community relations objectives.

 

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New Dairy Princess Crowned Olivia Machado of Tulare Selected as District 5 South Dairy Ambassador

June 2023

TRACY, Calif. – June --, 2023 – Olivia Machado of Tulare was selected as the 2023 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board’s (CMAB) District 5 South in a crowning event on Friday, June 16, 2023.

Olivia will represent District 5 South, which includes Tulare, Inyo, and Mono counties. As Dairy Princess, she will play a key role on the CMAB’s Communications Services team in meeting community relations objectives.

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New Dairy Princess Crowned Morgan Oliveira of Hilmar Selected as District 4 Dairy Ambassador

June 2023

TRACY, Calif. – June --, 2023 – Morgan Oliveira of Hilmar was selected as the 2023-2024 Dairy Princess, with Brooklyn Silva of Los Banos crowned 1st Alternate, for the California Milk Advisory Board’s (CMAB) District 4 in a crowning event on Thursday, June 15, 2023.

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