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. […]

Spice Up Your Holidays with Umpqua Egg Nog

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Spice Up Your Holidays! The holidays are fast approaching and Umpqua Dairy is ready with nogs to delight everyone in your family. Celebrate the holiday season and grab a quart of our new creamy Peppermint Flavored Egg Nog. Our original Old Fashioned Egg Nog with a kiss of Peppermint flavor, it’s great alone or as an […]

National Award Winning Umpqua Ice Cream Introduces a New Package Design.

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Umpqua Ice Cream. Now Showing in a Store Near You. National award winning Umpqua Ice Cream introduces a new package design. (Roseburg, OR) After three generations and eighty-five years, Umpqua Ice Cream has a stylish new package design. Umpqua Dairy is excited to announce that they have updated their ice cream package design. The new […]

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 […]

Umpqua Dairy celebrates 85 years as a local, family-owned company

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Article from: Emily Hoard, News Review, Roseburg, Oregon June 19, 2016 It’s the time of year to celebrate ice cream, milk and cottage cheese with June as National Dairy Month and July as Ice Cream Month.  Umpqua Dairy plans to take its concession cart to special events throughout the season, including the Summer Arts Festival, […]