|Taking a walk around the hotel|
|The Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel|
|Me enjoying the sunshine!|
|The conference theme|
|Time for the meeting!|
Real Seal. The REAL® Seal assures you are buying a product made with the wholesome goodness of U.S.-produced cow’s milk. There are so many imitation products available today. This seal has been used in the past but it’s being brought back to packages as a way for consumers to identify what are Real dairy products.
We heard from our partners, Patrick Doyle, CEO of Domino’s Pizza and Jose Luis Prado, President
of Quaker Foods. National Dairy works with these companies, and others, to develop products
that are enhanced with dairy. For example, National Dairy checkoff worked with Domino’s Pizza to
develop their wonderful new cheesy bread. These great partners brought samples for us to try!
|Tom Gallagher (DMI), Patrick Doyle (Domimo's), Jose Luis Prado (Quaker)|
|Domino's served samples of their Smart Slice for schools & new Pan Pizza|
declined over the years (the bright side is cheese and yogurt sales have increased). Milk is a quality, nutritious product that has been a staple in American households for generation. It’s the challenge of dairy producers to work with processors to figure out how to provide consumers with the milk drinks they want in the packages, flavors and products they desire.
|Panel discussing fluid (drinking) milk|
|The change in milk sales over 30 years|
|We had all the milk, yogurt & cheese we could eat!|
|Jolene Griffin offers Quaker oatmeal cookies at the DMI booth|
|Me at the Fuel Up to Play 60 Booth|
College Basketball Analyst. He spoke to us about how persistence, heart, good decisions, a positive “can do” attitude, and the support of family will take you far in life.
|There was a great selection of wonderful cheese at the Welcome Reception|
Laura Bell Bundy.
|The fancy Halloween dessert served with dinner|
|Laura Bell Bundy and her back up singers|