Press Releases

Summer Fancy Food Show Showcases Innovative Dairy Foods Made With Sustainably Sourced Milk From California

June 2024

Tracy, Calif. – (June 18, 2024) –The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) will spotlight a diverse selection of innovative and sustainably sourced specialty dairy products at the 2024 Summer Fancy Food show in New York, N.Y. June 23-25, 2024.

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Real California Milk Encourages Consumers To Enjoy Summer With California Dairy Snack With The Return Of Retail Campaign

June 2024

TRACY, Calif. – (June 11, 2024) – The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced today the return of a retail campaign focused on summer snacking with Real California dairy products. Snacking has risen in popularity over recent years, which has shifted consumers to snack more than ever and continue to look for affordable options that offer flavor and health benefits. With the addition of California dairy in simple recipes, snacking becomes a delicious summer-long experience that families can feel good about.Read More

More Than 20 Dairy Partners Display Dairy Trends, Sustainable Ingredients In Real California Milk's street of Dairy at 2024 International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Show

June 2024

Tracy, Calif. – (June 4, 2024) –The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) will spotlight a variety of innovative, on-trend sustainably sourced dairy products at the 2024 International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) show in Houston, Tex. June 9-11.Read More

The California Milk Advisory Board and VentureFuel Double Down on the Future of Milk as Real Milk with the Return of the Real California Milk Excelerator Competition

June 2024

Leading open innovation dairy competition returns for 6th year with a search
for innovative products tapping into the $5.6 trillion global Health & Wellness market1

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California Dairy Families and Raley’s Food For Families Partner to Deliver Nutritious Milk and Dairy Foods to Families Facing Food Insecurity

May 2024

TRACY, Calif. – May 30, 2024 – In California, over 3 million households face food insecurity. In honor of June as National Dairy Month, the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has announced a partnership with Raley’s Food For Families program to deliver milk and dairy foods to nourish families in need.

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Contestants Vie For Dairy Princess Title And Role As Industry Ambassador District 4 Will Crown 2024 Dairy Princess June 13th

May 2024

TURLOCK, Calif. – May 28, 2024 – Four young women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during the District 4 Dairy Princess contest on June 13, 2024. The contest will be held at the Turlock Ballroom.


This year's contestants are Alexis Dias and Macie Silva both from Denair, Gabrielle Furtado of Modesto, and Lexie Nunes of Ballico.

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New Dairy Princess Crowned Karlee Ramirez of Petaluma Selected as District 2 Dairy Ambassador

May 2024

PETALUMA, Calif. – May 28, 2024 – Karlee Ramirez of Petaluma was selected as the 2024 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board’s (CMAB) District 2 in a crowning event on Saturday, April 27, 2024. Anna Graham of Cotati was selected as the Alternate Dairy Princess.


Karlee and Anna will represent District 2, which includes Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma counties. As Dairy Princess and alternate, they 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 Aubree Eddy of Orland  Selected as District 3 Dairy Ambassador

May 2024

ORLAND, Calif. – May 28, 2024 – Aubree Eddy of Orland was selected as the 2024 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board’s (CMAB) District 3 in a crowning event on Sunday, May 5, 2024.
Aubree will represent District 3, which includes Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, and Yuba 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 Grace Scilacci of Fortuna Selected as District 1 Ambassador

May 2024

FORTUNA, Calif. – May 28, 2024 – Grace Scilacci of Fortuna was selected as the 2024 Dairy Princess, with Talyn Hodson of Crescent City, and Mariah Bravo of Fortuna selected as 1st and 2nd alternate respectively. The contest was held on Friday, May 10, 2024, in Fortuna.
Grace will represent District 1, which includes Humboldt and Del Norte counties. As Dairy Princess, she will play a key role on the CMAB’s Communication Services team in meeting community relations objectives.

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Contestants Vie For Dairy Princess Title And Role As Industry Ambassador District 5 South Looks to Crown 2024 Dairy Princess on June 21st

May 2024

TULARE, Calif. – May 27, 2024 – Three young women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during the District 5 South Dairy Princess contest on June 21, 2024, at the International Agri-Center.


This year's contestants are Madelyn Movsesian and Lilyanah Ribeiro both of Tulare, and Jamison Blanchard of Visalia.

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California Milk Advisory Board Selects Student Ambassador to Share California Dairy Messages with International Audience

May 2024

Samantha Gambonini selected to represent Real California Milk in South Korea

 

TRACY, Calif. – May 22, 2024 – Samantha Gambonini of Petaluma has been selected to represent the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) in South Korea during the 2024 CMAB International Internship Program.

 

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California Milk Advisory Board Welcomes Dr. Ty Wagoner as Senior Manager of California Dairy Innovation Center

May 2024

Tracy, Calif. – May 20, 2024 – The California Milk Advisory Board’s California Dairy Innovation Center (CDIC) today announced the addition of Dr. Ty Wagoner as Senior Manager, a new position at CDIC.

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CIA At COPIA's World Pizza Tour Pop-Up Debuts In Napa June 2024

May 2024

Nationally Acclaimed Chefs Will Curate a Flavorful Lineup of Diverse Pizza Styles From Around the Globe

 

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Contestants Vie For Dairy Princess Title And Role As Industry Ambassador District 6 Will Crown 2024 Dairy Princess On May 4th

April 2024

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – April 22, 2024 – Three young women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during the District 6 Dairy Princess contest on May 4, 2024. The contest will begin at 11 a.m. at the Kern Ag Pavilion in Bakersfield   

 

This year's contestants are Sienna Surgener and Claire Banducci, both of Bakersfield, and Olivia Vieira of San Luis Obispo.

 

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Contestants Vie For Dairy Princess Title And Role As Industry Ambassador District 3 Will Crown 2024 Dairy Princess On May 5th

April 2024

ORLAND, Calif. – April 22, 2024 – Four young women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during the District 3 Dairy Princess contest on May 5, 2024, in Orland.

 

This year's contestants are Aubree Eddy and Taylor Hands, both of Orland, Riley Green of Red Bluff, and Beverly Wilson of Corning.

 

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Real California Mozzarella Showdown Winners Announced; Recipes Feature Unique Takes On Global Handhelds And Appetizers Using California Mozzarella

April 2024

Quesabirria Egg Rolls and Burrata-Ganoush Skewers Earn Top Honors in
Mozzarella and Fresh Mozzarella Categories in Real California Milk’s Foodservice Contest

 

Napa, Calif. (April 24, 2024) – The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) today announced the winners of the “Great Mozzarella Showdown” online foodservice contest challenging professional chefs and culinary students to develop innovative dishes using California Mozzarella.

 

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Contestants Vie For Dairy Princess Title And Role As Industry Ambassador District 1 Looks To Crown 2024 Dairy Princess On May 10th

April 2024

CONTESTANTS VIE FOR DAIRY PRINCESS TITLE AND ROLE AS INDUSTRY AMBASSADOR

District 1 Looks to Crown 2024 Dairy Princess on May 10th     

 

FORTUNA, Calif. – April 15, 2024 – Three young women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during the District 1 Dairy Princess contest on May 10, 2024, at the River Lodge in Fortuna.

 

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California Dairy Innovation Center Announces Q2-Q3 2024 Schedule of Dairy Products & Innovation Training Opportunities

April 2024

Tracy, Calif. – April 16, 2024 – The California Dairy Innovation Center (CDIC) will be hosting Spring and Summer training programs for processors, producers, dairy industry professionals, entrepreneurs, educators, and students as well as health professionals. The courses, which have no pre-requisites, will be held at a variety of California locations and are open to all participants.

The schedule of courses includes:

 

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