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HOW TO SUPPORT LOCAL IN 2022

For the last two years our local businesses have been doing it tough, with cafes, restaurants and supermarkets closing their doors due to limited staffing and uncertainty. More than ever, these businesses rely on us for support and patience as they work towards reviving the hospo scene into the energetic and buzzing one we all know and love. Here are some simple ways you can start showing your support.     Be kind   Kindness is the easiest form of support we can give to our local business owners and baristas, and it doesn’t cost a thing. Start up a…


BEHIND THE BARISTA: WHY BLACK GOLD CAFE LOVE PROCAL MILK

Procal Behind the Barista shares the enticing stories behind our local cafes, introducing you to the talented baristas that pour our daily coffees. This month features Miyu and Aisha from the bustling Richmond café, Black Gold Est. 2016.   Miyu, Head Barista Miyu joined the Black Gold team only five months ago and is already the head barista (that’s how you know you make a great coffee!). “I like being a barista at Black Gold because I really like making people happy with coffee and providing good service.” “I’ve made a lot of weird coffee orders but recently I received…


NO-COOK SUMMER RECIPES

The days are warming up for summer and we’re look forward to getting together with friends and family for end-of-year celebrations.   For easy entertaining and less time spent in the kitchen, we have gathered our favourite no-cook recipes, from quick desserts to simple appetisers and dips.   1. Tiramisu A dessert with a coffee kick, made using Procal thickened cream 2. Smoked Salmon Appetisers Fresh and lemony, balanced with Procal sour cream 3. Tzatziki Dip A versatile classic, made with Procal’s Authentic Greek Yoghurt 4. Banoffee Pie A retro-classic with Procal thickened and pouring cream Click here to view the…


ARE YOU PRO? PROCAL?

Are you pro-Australian owned, pro-Australian farmers and pro-sustainability? Read on to read about the pros of being Pro…Procal.  Pro-Australian owned and operated: We are 100% Aussie owned and operated, and proud of it. We are one of the largest (and last) independent dairy companies in Australia, so you know you’re keeping profits in the Australian economy. Pro-family owned: Not only are we Aussie owned, but we’re also family-owned. Our company is run and owned by generations of the Thyssen family, and we consider all our staff and customers to be family too. You’ll get family loyalty, and family service. Pro-Australian…


5 RECIPE IDEAS FOR PICNIC SEASON

It’s officially picnic season, so it’s time to impress with the ultimate feast. Check out five of our favourite picnic recipes below, using our Authentic Greek Yoghurt.   Tzatziki  Tzatziki, perfect as a dip for a grazing platter or in healthy sandwiches. Our Authentic Greek Yoghurt is the perfect base as it’s thick and doesn’t need straining. See the recipe here.   Healthy Beetroot Dip You can never have too many dips at a picnic, and this home-made beetroot dip will impress. Creamy, with the added sweetness of beetroot, makes it the perfect addition to sandwiches or crackers. You can find…


LOCALS SUPPORTING LOCALS

As a local, family-owned business, Procal understands the challenges currently facing Australia’s hospitality industry and how important it is to throw support to local businesses whenever possible. Whether it’s choosing to shop local, buying a takeaway coffee, or simply spreading the good word about a small business you love, these actions can make a big impact. Let’s band together to support the industry that’s always been there for us. Below are six small actions you can take to show your support, which collectively can make a world of difference. If you are a café owner you can access these assets…


PROCAL WINS GOLD AT THE 2021 DIAA AUSTRALIAN PRODUCT AWARDS

We are thrilled to have once again won multiple awards at the recent Dairy Industry Association of Australia (DIAA) Australian Product Awards 2021, taking home gold for six of our products! The list of awards we received across both the Victorian and Australian categories include:   Gold Thickened Cream 2wirls (Mango & Wildberry and Passionfruit & Raspberry, 140g) Plain Smooth Yoghurt (140g, 1kg and 5kg)   Silver Low Fat Milk (2L) Extra Frothy Milk (2L) Extra Lite Milk (2L) Pouring Cream Natural Yoghurt Light Sour Cream Premium Sour Cream Authentic Greek Yoghurt (900g, 2kg, 10kg)   We are so humbled…


KEEP THE KIDS ENTERTAINED DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS WITH PROCAL

Wondering how to keep the kids entertained through the school holidays? Don’t worry, we have a variety of recipes and activities that the kids will love.   RECIPES   Frozen Yoghurt Bark Keep the kids entertained these school holidays with this recipe from @melbourne.escapes for Frozen Yoghurt Bark, using our Authentic Greek Yoghurt. It’s delicious, healthy and a fun way to get the kids involved in the kitchen. Find the recipe below: Ingredients: – 500g Procal Authentic Greek Yoghurt – 1 tbsp honey – 1 cup chopped fruit Method: 1. Place the yoghurt into a large bowl. 2. Drizzle in…


OUR COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT

We are serious about sustainability and minimising our environmental impact in everything that we do, here at Procal.   Our 4,000m2 state of the art factory in Campbellfield commissioned in 2008 represents the most advanced fresh dairy processing plant in Australia. With an annual processing capacity of approximately 120 million litres, the plant incorporates some of the most modern techniques available, minimising usage of resources such as water, gas and electricity.   Did you know we operate a strict in-house recycling program, substantially reducing the amount of waste we contribute to landfill? This program is an integral part of reducing…


PROCAL DAIRIES X FRESKO GELATO FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM MOTHER’S DAY GIVEAWAY: TERMS AND CONDITIONS

View social media giveaway post.    TERMS AND CONDITIONS   1. These terms and conditions are applicable to the Procal Dairies x Fresko Gelato Instagram competition (“the competition”).   2. Entries for the competition open at 1.25pm (AEST), Tuesday 4th May, 2021.   3. Entries for the competition close at 12.00pm (AEST), Friday 7th May, 2021.   4. The competition is managed directly by Procal Dairies and Fresko Gelato.   5. To enter the competition you must meet the following conditions: Entrants must follow Procal Dairies’ Instagram or Facebook page (@procaldairies) and Fresko Gelato’s Instagram or Facebook page (@freskogelatohousemelbourne). Entrant…