The Foods We Make

It all starts with milk.

It’s nutritious and delicious, and it makes yogurt and cheese (and so much more) that can’t be beat. No wonder people have been enjoying milk for 10,000 years and counting.

Milk does a great job of supplying essential nutrients, naturally. Such a great job, in fact, that the US Department of Agriculture and the US Department of Health and Human Services recognize milk and milk products as one of the five major food groups, and recommends them for young and old alike.

Do an 8-ounce curl.
Repeat. Enjoy.

An 8-ounce serving of fortified milk delivers nine essential nutrients and can help reduce the risk of osteoporosis, high blood pressure (hypertension) and colon cancer. See the benefits of all nine below.

Calcium

Builds and maintains strong bones and teeth.

Daily Value

Daily Value

Dairy Values were developed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help consumers determine the level of various nutrients in a standard serving of food in relation to their approximate requirement for it.

Dairy Values were developed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help consumers determine the level of various nutrients in a standard serving of food in relation to their approximate requirement for it.

Smile, you’re
eating cheese.

Cheese is more than just a delicious, nutrient-dense food. It turns out that consuming certain cheeses between meals has been shown to help prevent tooth decay. Try aged cheddar, swiss, blue, monterey jack, brie, gouda, and American cheese.

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Get those glasses ready.

Milk’s a smart choice for children, adults and even those adults who sometimes act like children. So make sure you’ve got enough everyday for everybody in the family.

* illustration displays 8oz. glasses

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2-3 years old

4-8 years old

9 years and up

Pass the Cyanoco­balamin?

Do you know what it takes to turn almonds, soy beans and coconut into milk substitutes?

Read those labels and know what you’re drinking.

Milk

Ingredients

Fat-free Milk, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D3

Coconut Drink

Ingredients

Water, Coconut Cream, Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Phosphate, Guar Gum, Xanthan Gum, Vitamin A Palmitate, Ergocalciferol, L-Selenomethionine, Zinc Oxide, Folic Acid, Cyanocobalamin

What you put
in makes all the
difference.

Comfortable, healthy cows make delicious milk. Delicious milk makes delicious ingredients. And delicious ingredients make delicious food. Pretty smart, right?

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