California Dairies, Inc. Joins GDT Marketplace

Global Dairy Trade is pleased to welcome leading dairy processing co-operative California Dairies, Inc (CDI) to GDT Marketplace, its 24/7 online dairy trading platform.

Eric Hansen, Director of Global Dairy Trade said CDI was the seventh seller from the USA to take advantage of GDT Marketplace’s convenience and flexibility, and its global pool of credible buyers.

“We are delighted to have a seller of CDI’s scale and market position listing product on GDT Marketplace. CDI is a member-owned milk marketing and processing co-operative owned by over 400 California dairy families, producing 43 percent of California’s milk or nine percent of the milk produced in the United States.  It has sales of more than US$4 billion across all 50 states in the USA, and in more than 50 countries.

“CDI’s reputation for producing premium quality dairy products further expands the choices available to our buyers. GDT Marketplace now connects 15 registered sellers and 287 registered buyers from USA, Western Europe, Oceania, Asia, Middle East and other regions, enabling transactions of any dairy product at any time, with no minimum constraints,” said Mr Hansen.

Dave Treiber, Vice President of Bulk, Industrial & Export Sales of CDI said GDT Marketplace provided a reliable, safe and secure online sales channel that would significantly expand the co-operative’s global reach.

“CDI is constantly looking for ways to expand our markets and products to meet the needs of customers.  We will offer multiple products on GDT Marketplace.  Buyers’ response will give us real-time purchasing data and open new trading opportunities with multiple buyers in the world’s key dairying regions,” said Mr Treiber.

Products offered by CDI will include:

Anhydrous Milkfat & Butter Oil


  • 80% Salted Sweet Cream (Domestic)
  • 80% Unsalted Sweet Cream (Domestic)
  • 82%/16 Unsalted Sweet Cream (Export)
  • 82%/16 Lactic (Export)

Buttermilk Powder

  • BMP Heat Stable

Milk Protein Concentrate

  • MPC 70

About California Dairies, Inc

 California Dairies, Inc.® (CDI) is a member-owned milk marketing and processing cooperative co-owned by over 400 California dairy families. Our independent, family-owned member dairies dot California’s rural landscape, collectively shipping 17 billion pounds of milk annually from their farms. All of the milk used to produce our high quality, safe and nutritious dairy products originate at one of our member-owners’ dairy farms. California Dairies, Inc.® is the number one dairy processing cooperative in the leading dairy state in the U.S.A.

Headquartered in the city of Visalia, CDI operates five milk-processing facilities located throughout California’s Central Valley and the Southern Los Angeles area. Our close proximity to California’s seaports allows CDI to have a unique supply chain advantage for export opportunities.

Since our incorporation in 1999, California Dairies, Inc.® has manufactured a variety of exceptional quality dairy products, including butter, milk powder, nutritional powder, and milk fluids, all made with 100 percent Real California Milk™. We pride ourselves on producing the highest quality products from the highest quality California milk as we are committed to becoming the world’s leading source of sustainable dairy nutrition.

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About Global Dairy Trade

 Global Dairy Trade is the world’s leader in global dairy trading, offering a range of complementary services for dairy buyers, manufacturers and the financial dairy trading sector. GDT Events is a twice-monthly public price discovery auction for generic, large-volume products.  It is the leading dairy auction globally with over 520 registered bidders from more than 80 countries. GDT Marketplace is a 24/7 e-commerce trading platform enabling the trade of any dairy product, at any time, in any quantity. GDT also provides an information subscription service known as GDT Insight.

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Global Dairy Trade
Eric Hansen
Phone: +64 21 370 162

California Dairies, Inc.
Dave Treiber
Phone: +1 (925) 895-8942