Straus Family Creamery Advances Carbon Neutral Goals with New Organic Dairy Sustainability Incentive Program

March 6, 2024 Straus Family Creamery

Straus Family Creamery, renowned for its minimally processed premium organic dairy products and leadership in sustainable organic farming, announces its new Organic Dairy Sustainability Incentive Program, and new farm partnerships as it celebrates a 30-year legacy of environmental stewardship and organic dairy products.

Straus Family Creamery Expands Its Premium Organic, Sustainable Dairy Lineup with the Launch of Organic Kefirs in Reusable Glass Bottles

January 30, 2024 Straus Family Creamery

Straus Family Creamery—renowned for its minimally processed premium organic dairy products and leadership in sustainable and regenerative carbon farming practices—announces the launch of its organic lowfat kefirs, available in two flavors—Plain and Blueberry.

Straus Family Creamery Supports the Food and Drug Administration’s Proposed Labeling Recommendation

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published draft guidance for public comment to help establish appropriate labeling of plant-based products that are marketed and sold as milk alternatives. The FDA is now recommending that alternative milk products with the word “milk” in their names, and which have a nutrient composition different from dairy milk, include a voluntary nutrition statement explaining how the product stacks up to animal-derived milk. 

Historic Drought is Creating an Ongoing Crisis for Organic Dairy Farmers

November 8, 2022 Straus Family Creamery

Straus Family Creamery, a certified organic creamery whose mission is to sustain family farms and revitalize rural communities, organized the newly formed group named Western Organic Dairy Farming Crisis Coalition. Organic dairy producers and agricultural industry supporters are part of the coalition seeking immediate emergency drought relief assistance for organic dairy farmers. The drought has created a dramatic increase in feed costs (up to 50 percent), feed shortages, and drought-related operating costs.

Straus Dairy Farm’s Carbon-Neutral Goal Draws Near as CDFA Approves First-Ever Red Seaweed Supplement to Reduce Methane Emissions

May 9, 2022 Straus Dairy Farm

Straus Family Creamery Founder and CEO Albert Straus’ goal of a carbon-neutral dairy farming model on his farm by 2023 is one step closer. California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) authorized commercial use of Blue Ocean Barns’ red seaweed supplement as a feed additive for dairy cows.