Traditional Irish Soda Bread

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Being a fan of all  things Irish, we like to bake a few traditional Irish dishes this time of year. One of our very favorites is the very simple, but oh, so good Irish Soda Bread. There are many variations to the soda bread recipe, but traditional soda bread has very […]

The Truth behind Carageenan

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Carrageenan is a natural polysaccharide (carbohydrate) extracted from red seaweed. It is referred to as a seaweed gelatin much like agar agar. Its name is derived from the Chondrus crispus species of seaweed known as Irish Moss or Carrrageen Moss in England, and as Carraigin in Ireland, where it has been used since 400 AD. […]

Umpqua Dairy Sour Cream and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Win Top Honors at 2016 World Dairy Expo

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NEWS RELEASE August 30, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Umpqua Dairy Sour Cream and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Win Top Honors at 2016 World Dairy Expo Roseburg, OR (August 30, 2016) —Umpqua Dairy Sour Cream and Umpqua Vanilla Bean Ice Cream were selected by an independent panel of judges and awarded “First Place Trophies” as the […]

July is National Ice Cream Month

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The Evolution of Ice Cream Ice cream’s origins are known to reach back as far as the second century B.C., although no specific date of origin nor inventor has been indisputably credited with its discovery. We know that Alexander the Great enjoyed snow and ice flavored with honey and nectar. Biblical references also show that […]

City of Roseburg features Umpqua Dairy in new video

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We live in an amazing place. From the beautiful outdoors, the many varied activities and the talented and friendly people, Roseburg is a great place to be. We were very pleased to be included in a new set of videos to be used to promote Roseburg and the local area. Click on the link below […]

Umpqua Dairy wins 2016 Production Excellence Award in BOTH the Cultured Products & Ice Cream Categories

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                            Contact: Peter Horvath, Quality Chekd Dairies, Inc. (800) 222-6455 Quality Chekd Names Umpqua Dairy from Roseburg, OR Winner of Annual Production Excellence Award in both the Cultured Products and Ice Cream Categories   LISLE, Illinois (May 2, 2016) — Quality Chekd Dairies announced that Umpqua Dairy Products Company of Roseburg, Oregon was the […]

Fiesta Smoothie

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Perfect for warm, sunny days! ½ cup chopped frozen mango ½ banana, peeled and chopped ½ cup Umpqua Dairy Orange Juice ½ cup Umpqua Dairy Sour Cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon honey DIRECTIONS: Combine all ingredients in blender until smooth. Top with whipped cream, if desired. Enjoy! GLUTEN-FREE Download a recipe card here: […]