Maine Governor Mills Urges USDA to Support Maine Organic Dairy Farms in Wake Of Danone Decision to Not Renew Horizon Brand Milk Contracts

Governor Janet Mills urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide support to the Maine organic dairy farms who were notified recently that their contracts will not be renewed by the global company Danone’s subsidiary, Horizon Organics. In a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Governor Mills noted the serious impact that the termination of the contracts will have on Maine’s organic dairy farmers, the dairy industry statewide, and Maine’s economy, and said that, in addition to state and regional efforts, Federal leadership is necessary to help mitigate the impact on Maine’s dairy industry.

Horizon Organic Releases Carbon Footprint in Latest Step Towards Goal of Becoming the First Carbon Positive National Dairy Brand by 2025

April 1, 2021 Danone North America

Horizon is aiming to achieve carbon neutrality, and then go beyond by removing or preventing additional carbon from entering the atmosphere, becoming carbon positive.

Horizon Organic Growing Years Partners with Pediatricians to Expand Product Line

March 12, 2021 Danone North America

Horizon Organic® announces the expansion of its Growing Years™ line with the introduction of lowfat yogurt pouches, cultured dairy smoothies, reduced-fat milk half gallons, and single-serve whole milk boxes, available at grocery retailers nationwide.

Horizon Organic Aims to be the First Milk Producer to Remove More Carbon Dioxide Than it Produces

October 8, 2020 KUSA TV

Broomfield-based Horizon Organic has for the past six months been pushing to understand the carbon dioxide emissions across its supply chain — from raising and milking cows to distributing cartons of milk — and find ways to reduce them.

Horizon Organic Commits to Becoming Carbon Positive Across its Full Supply Chain by 2025

March 5, 2020 Horizon Organic

Horizon Organic, the largest USDA certified organic dairy brand in the world, today announced a commitment to become carbon positive by 2025.