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Why are the products packaged in paperboard cartons?

We use plastic coated paperboard milk cartons because we believe they protect milk’s goodness better than other packages. The flavor of milk is affected both by light and its container. In addition, the paper is a renewable resource and eight half-gallon paperboard containers require as much petroleum-based material as one half gallon plastic milk jug. We considered using clear glass containers, but milk is oxidized by light which adversely affects the flavor. Lastly, the cost and waste produced by distributing, returning, and cleaning glass containers is much greater than our current lightweight biodegradable cartons.

We say “shake before enjoying”, and the best way to give it a good shaking is before the carton is opened for the very first time in your kitchen. After that, the best way to stir up the contents, whether cream on the top or cocoa on the bottom, is by pinching the top closed at its center and swirl the...

At Snowville Creamery, our core philosophy, to maintain the principles and values of sustainability and waste-minimization in everything we do, drives our choices.  Paper is a renewable resource. Adding a plastic screw top would only add additional fossil fuel petroleum-based plastics and total packaging...

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


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