One way dairy producers deal with changing inputs in their dairy supply chain is through protein standardization. By taking an input and making it a standard consistency dairy producers can achieve output specification, so as the input varies the output stays constant.
In a cooperative dairy business model, the various suppliers are also owners of the company. This enables smaller dairy producers to band together to have more leverage and reach for their products, as well as more control over both their processes and their products.
During times of upheaval, the most important thing you can have for supply chain resilience is extreme visibility.
To understand why the North favors cheese and the South favors WMP, start by looking at new plant builds over the last 20 years. You’ll