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rBGH (rBST) Free Dairy Processors

Top 100 List (as of 9/15/10)


Number = Rank by total dairy sales (2009 figures)
P = Partially rBGH-free
C
= Completely rBGH-free


1. Dean Foods (Dallas, TX) – P
3. Kraft (Northfield, IL) – P
6. Kroger (Cincinnati, OH) – P
7. Prairie Farms Dairy (Carlinville, IL) – C
8. Land O’ Lakes (Arden Hills, MN) – P
9. HP Hood (Lynnfield, MA) – P
10. Lala USA (Dallas, TX) – P
12. Dairy Farmers of America (Kansas City, MO) –P
13. Darigold (Seattle, WA) – C
18. California Dairies, Inc. (Visalia, CA) – C
20. Fonterra North America (Rosemont, IL) – P
21. Yoplait (General Mills) (Minneapolis, MN)C
23. Foremost Farms USA (Baraboo, WI) – P
24. The Dannon Co. (White Plains, NY) – C
25. Glanbia Foods (Twin Falls, ID) – C
28. Safeway Dairy Division (Pleasanton, CA) – P
29. Davisco Foods (LeSueur, MN) – P
31. Super Store Industries (Stockton, CA) – C
33. Lactalis American Group (Buffalo, NY) - P
34. Agri-Mark, Inc. (Methuen, MA) – P
36. Publix Super Markets, Inc. (Lakeland, FL) – C
37. Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. (Buffalo, NY) – P
38. United Dairymen of Arizona (Tempe, AZ) - P
39. HEB Grocery Co. (San Antonio, TX) – P
40. Swiss Valley Farms (Davenport, IA) - C
41. Maryland /Virginia Milk Co-op (Reston, VA) - P
42. Stremick’s Heritage Foods (Santa Ana, CA) – C
43. Ben & Jerry’s Homemade (S. Burlington, VT) – C
44. Tillamook County Creamery Assoc. (Tillamook, OR) – P
45. Foster Farms Dairy (Livingston, CA) – C
46. Organic Valley/CROPP (La Farge, WI) – C
50. Stonyfield Farm, Inc. (Londonderry, NH) – C
53. Gossner Foods, Inc. (Logan, UT) – C
56. United Dairy, Inc. (Martin’s Ferry, OH) - C
57. Shamrock Farms (Phoenix, AZ) – C
58. Producers Dairy Foods, Inc. (Fresno, CA) – C
59. Michigan Milk Producers Assoc. (Constantine, MI) – C
60. Smith Dairy Products (Orrville, OH) – C
61. Anderson Erickson Dairy (Des Moines, IA) – P
62. Sartori Foods (Plymouth, WI) – P
64. BelGioioso Cheese Inc. (Denmark, WI) – C
65. Instantwhip Foods Inc. (Columbus, OH) - P
67. F & A Dairy Products (Fairacres, MN) - P
69. Guida’s Milk and Ice Cream (New Britain, CT) - C
70. Clover Farms Dairy Co. (Reading, PA) – C
72. Milkco, Inc. (Asheville, NC) - P
74. Cloverland Farms Dairy (Baltimore, MD) – C
76. Braum’s Ice Cream (Oklahoma City, OK) - P
77. Schneider’s Dairy Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA) - C
78. Bareman Dairy Inc. (Holland, MI) - C
79. Ellsworth Co-op Creamery (Ellsworth, WI) - C
81. Oakhurst Dairy (Portland, ME) – C
82. United Dairy Farmers, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH) - C
83. Plainview Milk Products (Plainview, MN) – P
84. Wawa Beverage Co. (Wawa, PA) – C
85. Joseph Gallo Farms (Atwater, CA) – C
86. Emmi-Roth Kase USA Ltd. (Monroe, WI) – C
87. Perry’s Ice Cream Co. Inc. (Akron, NY) – P
88. Plains Dairy LLC (Amarillo, TX) - C
89. BGC Manufacturing (Tyler, TX) - C
91. Oberweis Dairy Inc. (N. Aurora, IL) – C
93. Clover Stornetta Farms (Petaluma, CA) – C
95. Berner Foods Inc. (Dakota, IL) – P
96. Lifeway Foods (Morton Grove, IL) - C
97. Oregon Ice Cream Co. (Vancouver, WA) – C
99. Thiel Cheese & Ingredients (Hilbert, WI) - P
100. Kleinpeter Farms Dairy (Baton Rouge, LA) - C


Notes:
67 of the top 100 dairies in the U.S. are now completely or partially rBGH-free.


Three major retailers are completely or partially rBGH-free. Starbucks company stores and Chipotle Restaurants are 100% rBGH-free. Wal-Mart’s store brand of milk is also rBGH-free.


(Compiled by Rick North, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, 503-968-1520, hrnorth@hevanet.com and www.oregonpsr.org; Top 100 list from dairyfoods.com )


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