The Foods We Make - Washington Dairy

The Foods We Make

One Ingredient to Rule them all.

It is enjoyable and nutritious and can be made into a wide variety of delectable treats, what is it? It‘s milk. Not only is it great in a bowl of cereal or a morning latte, but milk is the base of many of our favorite treats such as cheesecake, ice cream, creamy mac and cheese, or some of the best locally made yogurt.

Milk does a good job supplying us with essential nutrients (13 in fact), naturally. It does such a wonderful job, in fact, that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognize milk and milk products (also known as dairy) as one of the five major food groups and recommends them for all – young and old alike!

You butter
try these.

A recipe may seem like only a set of instructions that describes how to prepare or make a dish, but with the right combination of the right ingredients – you can make magic. Using local Washington dairy is the secret, sustainable ingredient to all of your favorite recipes and dishes.

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Do an 8-ounce curl.
Repeat. Enjoy.

An 8-ounce serving of milk delivers an impressive thirteen essential nutrients and may help reduce the risk of osteoporosis, high blood pressure (hypertension), and colon cancer. Curious about the bountiful benefits from all thirteen nutrients? See the graphic 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.

Working together for
a sustainable future.

From cow comfort to responsible processing practices and combating food waste, Washington dairy is committed to creating a better food system to feed our local communities. We are working hard to find new and innovative ideas to lower GHG emissions, recycle water, and manage our soil.

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