Dairy Food Processing

Resources to help dairy food processors improve the safety and quality of dairy foods and meet regulatory requirements.

Our content is targeted to all dairy food processors—with an emphasis on Pennsylvania processors—including raw milk providers, artisan cheese makers, regional dairies, and larger Grade A processors.

Dairy Food Processing News

Ellie Tan, Herb Wykoff (yogurt judge), Kerry Kaylegian (coach), Jennifer Huang, Shu-wei Huang. Photo by Mike Roemer
Penn State Dairy Products Evaluation Team Takes 1st Place in Yogurt
May 5, 2017
The Penn State Dairy Products Evaluation Team takes 1st place in yogurt at the 95th Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest on April 12th in Madison, Wisconsin.
Pennsylvania Cheeses Earn High Awards at the American Cheese Society Competition
July 30, 2016
Congratulations to the Farm at Doe Run and Yellow Springs Creamery for their award winning cheeses at the 2016 American Cheese Society Competition!
FSMA Workshops for Dairy Processors
February 4, 2016
Penn State is conducting two workshops on how the Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA) affects Pennsylvania dairy processors.

Upcoming Events

Cultured Dairy Products Short Course
When: September 19, 2017
Where: University Park, PA
Preventive Controls for Human Foods – Dairy Foods Processing
When: October 3, 2017
Where: University Park, PA
The Science and Art of Cheese Making Short Course
When: November 13, 2017
Where: University Park, PA