The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC) announces the award of grant funds through the Marketing & Branding Services Grant Program to thirteen value-added dairy processors across six Northeast states. The funds will allow awardees to access professional marketing and branding services to elevate their businesses.
The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC) selected Karen Karp & Partners (KK&P) of Southold, New York to study the level of interest from dairy farmers located in central and southern Vermont and northern Massachusetts in producing milk specifically for specialty cheese production.
Karen Karp and Partners (KK&P) out of New York was selected by the Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC) for a $95,000 contract to conduct research of New England’s distribution network capacity for value-added dairy products. This project will address New England’s current distribution system, capacity, and geographic considerations to determine meaningful opportunities for dairy processors to get their products to further and more robust markets along the eastern seaboard.
The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC) announces grant awards totaling $112,857 through the Multi-Business Agritourism Grant program. Six dairy farmers, processors, and organizations in Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont will launch innovative agritourism projects through the NE-DBIC’s first competitive grant round.