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About Organic Valley

You probably know Organic Valley Family of Farms as a trusted source of delicious and healthful organic foods, but did you know that the key to our success is our cooperative business model? The 1723 farm families who produce our premium quality food products share a voice in the future of our business—because they own it!

In an era where corporations dominate all facets of business including government, global energy, agriculture and global food supply, Organic Valley serves small farmers and rural community health by combining two alternative business models—the family farm and the cooperative. Our cooperative was founded to nurture local communities by keeping farmers on the land, farming. We understood from the beginning that we would need to pool our product in a cooperative fashion to accomplish that goal.

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Quick Facts


Location: La Farge, WI
Distance from in.gredients: Roughly 1,168 miles
Delivery to in.gredients: UNFI Delivery Why UNFI?

Products

Unsalted Cultured Butter: Our cultured butter achieves a rich butter taste through introducing a live culture and slowly ripening the cream. You’ll think you’ve never really tasted butter before!

Salted Butter: A longstanding award winner, Organic Valley’s Salted Butter is the coop’s signature item—a favorite with professional chefs and culinary artists throughout the country! We start with the very best organic milk from our pastured cows, separate it, and churn the cream into the award-winning butter that wins national and world acclaim, year after year.

Organic 2% Reduced Fat Milk: Our Southwest Pastures™ milk contains all the wholesome goodness you expect from Organic Valley. It comes from the pastured cows of our cooperative’s family farms in the Southwest. Many people appreciate the local flavor of our traditionally pasteurized regional milks, along with the knowledge that they’re supporting family farms close to home that care for the animals and land.

Organic Whole Milk: Our Southwest Pastures™ milk contains all the wholesome goodness you expect from Organic Valley. It comes from the pastured cows of our cooperative’s family farms in the Southwest. Our regional milk is traditionally pasteurized by heating to 161° for 15.5 seconds.

Organic Ultra-Pasteurized Half & Half: The genuine goodness of Organic Valley’s Half & Half makes it an excellent addition to recipes or beverages for an extra-rich flavor and texture. It has only two ingredients—certified organic milk and cream—both from the pastured cows on the family farms of our co-op. A favorite for coffee and hot chocolate!

Organic Full Fat Sour Cream: Being rich is nothing new when it comes to our sour cream; but we measure wealth differently. Organic Valley Sour Cream is a blend of pasteurized, homogenized organic cream and organic skim milk from pasture-raised cows. The blend is “cultured” to achieve the signature tangy flavor, and active acidophilus and bifidus probiotics are added. Vegetarian microbial enzymes (such as the enzymes used to create many Organic Valley cheeses) are introduced to enhance the body of the cream and provide velvety texture. Our nationally acclaimed organic sour cream is free of preservatives and gums, and is certified kosher. All you get is pure flavor.

Organic Low Fat Sour Cream: All of the delicious, tangy flavor of our regular organic Sour Cream with less fat! Organic Valley’s lowfat sour cream begins life as the finest organic milk available from our family farmers. We use acidophilus and bifidus cultures to aid in lactose digestion, and GMO-free corn starch. Our nationally acclaimed organic sour cream is free of preservatives and gums, and is certified kosher. All you get is pure flavor!

Organic Ultra-Pasteurized Heavy Whipping Cream: Dress up your desserts with the freshest, most heavenly organic whipping cream on earth. You’ll be dazzled by its stellar performance in all of your favorite recipes! By using a special flash heating and cooling technology, our ultra-pasteurized Whipping Cream stays fresh up to three times longer than other creams.

Organic Soy Creamer, Original: Introducing the world’s first certified organic soy creamer. It’s non-dairy, lactose free, and 100% delicious! You can sip with confidence, knowing that our soy creamers are completely free of artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, high fructose corn syrup, and hydrogenated oils. Organic Valley Soy Creamers are delicately flavored with fair trade organic vanilla and cane sugar.

Organic Cream Cheese: Pasteurized. Excellent for desserts, dips, sauces, and casseroles, our Cream Cheese delivers all the wholesome goodness you expect from Organic Valley Family of Farms.

Written by Josh Blaine

January 1, 2011 at 9:18 am

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