La Farge-based Organic Valley, the largest farmer-owned organic cooperative in the U.S. as well as one of the world’s largest organic consumer brands, has won more than half a dozen awards already this year.
— PEOPLE Food Awards 2021 – Best Shredded Cheese Category: First Place for Organic Valley Thick Cut Shredded Mozzarella
— PARENTS’ Food Awards 2021 – Best Packaged Snacks Fridge Fave: First Place for Organic Valley Egg Bites
— Progressive Grocer Editors Picks Contest: Organic Valley Egg Bites
— 2021 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest – Open Class for Creative & Innovative Products: Third Place for Organic Valley Feta and Chive Egg Bites
“As we head into the busiest months of the year, we know parents are looking for on-the-go snacks for every occasion, from sports practices to after-school programs,” says PARENTS Editor-in-Chief Julia Edelstein. “Our PARENTS’ panel of kid taste-testers sampled hundreds of nutritious products to find the ones that will make the hustle and bustle of family life easier and tastier.”
Organic Valley Egg Bites’ steadily increasing sales suggest they are winning over consumers looking for convenient, protein-rich breakfast options.
“We wanted to create a delicious, organic snack that was easy to enjoy on the go,” says Organic Valley product development manager Devin Thorson. “We are proud to win awards that reinforce all of the efforts our farmer-members and employees put into our organic products.”
Organic Valley’s butter artisans won first place at both the Wisconsin State Fair and the World Dairy Expo.
— Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Products Contest – Salted Butter: First Place for Organic Valley Salted Butter
— Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Products Contest – Unsalted Butter: First Place for Organic Valley Unsalted Butter
— 2021 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest – Salted Butter: First Place for Organic Valley Salted Butter