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Is Snowville Creamery milk certified organic?

In order to be certified organic, a dairy farmer must waive the right to treat a sick cow with antibiotics. A Snowville Creamery cow with an infection, such as mastitis, can be treated with antibiotics, but her milk is not used until it tests negative for any antibiotics. In addition, an organic feed can be prohibitively expensive and of lower quality due to extended transportation times. This added cost would then have to be passed on to customers. We believe that local dairy farmers who practice exemplary dairying methods provide a wonderful alternative to Certified Organic milk.

Pasteurization is the process of using heat to destroy pathogenic organisms in foods. Snowville chooses to pasteurize at a lower legal temperature at just under 170°F for 18 seconds. This is known as the High-Temperature Short Time (HTST) pasteurization which can be compared to the common...

Homogenization for milk is the process of using heat and pressure to break up fat molecules (the cream) into smaller particles, causing them to remain evenly distributed throughout the milk. Snowville Creamery milk, half & half, and cream are not homogenized. We strive to provide a natural product...

Snowville Creamery's products are better for the cows, better for the planet, and better for you.


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