Not only is it the first few weeks of Spring, but it’s also Easter time. We’re talking beautiful weather, delicious food, and colorful decorations inside and out. The Legend of the Easter Bunny The Easter bunny has its origin in pre-Christian fertility lore. The Hare and the Rabbit were the most fertile animals known and […]
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 […]
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! 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Doug and Steve were recently asked to be featured on KQEN News Radio’s Inside Douglas County to talk about 85 years of Umpqua Dairy Products Company. Click the link below to hear the podcast.
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 […]