New cartons hitting store shelves near you!

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They’re HERE!!!! New package design hit store shelves near YOU! If you’ve been in the ice cream section at your local store lately, you have probably noticed that we have revamped our iconic “red round” ice cream carton with a bold, retro inspired design. The new carton design lets us showcase individual ice cream flavors […]

Father’s Day 2017

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Happy Father’s Day! In honor of Father’s everywhere who don’t want a tie this year (!!) here are some fun ice cream float recipes perfect for putting a smile on your favorite Dad’s face. Remember, there is no wrong way to eat ice cream! Floats using Flavored Soda and Vanilla ice cream: Cherry Coke Pellegrino […]

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 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 […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Sammys

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  The sun is out, the grass is green, the kids are out of school and you’re looking for a light, citrusy treat that won’t kill your diet but still satisfies your sweet tooth. Enter the mini ice cream Sammy! Made with just two small cookies and a small scoop of Umpqua ice cream, it’s […]

Hot Chocolate Affogato with Peppermint Candy Ice Cream

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 Hot Chocolate Affogato with Peppermint Ice Cream Recipe from Bon Appetit, December 2012 Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of Umpqua Dairy whole milk 1/4 cup chilled Umpqua Dairy heavy cream 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar pinch of kosher salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2.5 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 pint Umpqua Peppermint Candy ice […]

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Float

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  Hot Chocolate Peppermint Float A pepperminty twist on an old favorite! Turn powdered hot chocolate into a gourmet treat with Umpqua Peppermint Candy ice cream. Ingredients: Powdered hot chocolate Umpqua Peppermint Candy ice cream Candy cane for stirring Directions: Prepare hot chocolate according to manufacturer directions. Scoop Umpqua Peppermint Candy ice cream. Add 1-2 […]