The information below has been supplied by dairy marketers and other industry organizations. It has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hoard’s Dairyman.Today, Valley Milk LLC announced a 10,000 Square Foot expansion of their milk processing facility in Turlock, CA. Consistent with the overall business strategy of creating value added products, the ownership of Valley Milk LLC announced their intention to begin producing Anhydrous Milk Fat (AMF) at the facility in 2024. “In discussions with various customers we believe the US marketplace has a need for additional high-quality AMF for use in the ice cream and confectionary business.” Additionally, there is strategic opportunities to export AMF into the international market.” said CEO Glenn Wallace. The 10,000 square foot expansion will provide the capability to produce AMF in drums, totes and eventually pails to serve industrial and food service customers. Valley Milk will continue to market bulk cream into the California market. “We are excited about the continued growth of our customer relationships and the AMF project will allow us to provide an additional line of product to market domestically and into the world market” said Chairman, Don Machado.
Valley Milk, LLC is a state-of-the-art 24/7/365 powdered milk ingredient processing facility on a 30-acre site in Turlock, CA. The plant is designed for and has capacity to process 2.5 MM pounds of raw milk per day. The company is owned by five multi-generational Central Valley California Dairy Families along with other dairy professionals including nutritionists and veterinarians.