For Producers

Our goal is to strengthen and expand the supply chain for organic and natural foods and food ingredients. We believe the only way to drive this change is by increasing consumer demand for natural and organic products. Sustainability produced products take account of the indirect costs to the environment and to animal and human health, making the operation seem more expensive — and thus potentially more risky. By ensuring there are robust markets and growing consumer demand for these products, we can help make the American family farm a long-term, profitable and sustainable enterprise for generations to come.

If you are a dairy producer who would like to convert to naturally raised or organic production methods, please let us know. It is our hope that many of our current dairy product suppliers will begin sourcing naturally raised milk to make their products so they can maintain compliance with our standard. In many cases, we can connect you with processors and manufacturers who need your naturally raised milk.  We realize that each operation is different, and that with every new season the animals, weather, water, forage and other inputs will bring new challenges. In the end, our customers want your commitment to maintain the best practices possible. In return, they will make sure there is demand for every drop of milk you produce, at a price that makes ends meet.

 

If you are a processor or manufacturer interested in pursuing the growing market for naturally raised and organic dairy products, please review our dairy vendor questionnaire.  This will give you a good idea of what we are looking for. If you have a product that is compliant with our new standard, please considering submitting it for approval in our New Products Submission page.

 

The transition to our Naturally Raised Dairy Standard will be implemented during 2014 and 2015. Take stock of this opportunity now, and let us know if you want to take part. We will be happy to help you get started.


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