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Palmer-based Matanuska Creamery to close today

...the state-run dairy Matanuska Maid left farmers with nowhere to sell their milk.Using some equipment from the old Mat Maid plant, the new dairy soon fell behind in payments for milk, farmers say. Two prominent Valley farmers said Friday they...
Matanuska Maid dairy enters its final days

...operation. He grew up in Anchorage drinking Mat Maid milk. His father retired from Mat Maid as a delivery driver and his son, Justin, worked...state agreed earlier this month to lease the Mat Maid logo to a new group of Valley farmers who have...
Northwest Digest's plant in Anchorage and lease Mat Maid's bottling facility in Palmer...would go ahead and sell the rest of Mat Maid's assets. McLean said the advantages...currently sell most of their milk to Mat Maid. The state board would have to agree...
Alaskans should drink Alaska's milk

...carton design is boring and isn't very noticeable compared to competing dairy products. Why not have a contest for a new Mat Maid - create a buzz. And while it's nice the dairy has a section for children on the Web, why not pick the prettiest...
Alaska Digest

...with the board's decision to look at other options for Mat Maid," Palin said in a prepared statement. "Continuing operations...better position to attract potential buyers. Privatizing Mat Maid will provide our local farmers with options, something...
Alaska editorial: Mat Maid living on state's borrowed time

...region will lose an important piece of its economy. The Mat Maid dairy was scheduled to close Saturday, but a sharp reaction...board of the Creamery Corp., the state entity that runs Mat Maid dairy. The creamery board had refused her offer of financial...
Alaska Digest that delivers its milk, that Mat Maid guarantee payment. While the board...residents will do their part by buying Mat Maid products. "I hope they all understand...state is the sole shareholder (of Mat Maid), what that really means is we the...
Palin fires all 7 members of state agriculture board

...knows that it may mean that ultimately Mat Maid shuts down. But there's not been...Palin wants more information about Mat Maid's status and finances, Stapleton...The shutdown would put about 50 Mat Maid employees out of work and leave the...
Helpers roll into bike repair co-op

...ANCHORAGE - On a recent rainy evening, Wendy Baker hauled her antiquated bicycle up a half-flight of stairs at the old Mat Maid building on Northern Lights Boulevard and pushed it through a maze of used bike parts and do-it-yourself bicycle mechanics...
State-owned dairy records loss

...Matanuska Maid Dairy equipment and the Mat Maid name and logo. "We can't afford...which is retaining rights to the Mat Maid name, is selling off the dairy' wants to buy or lease some of Mat Maid's equipment and the name. Brost...


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