Milk ? Who doesn’t know about milk ? Milk is a pale liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals. As we all know milk is also used as agriculture product. But the thing that you didn’t knew about milk is, according to year 2011 Dairy farms produced about 730 million tonnes of milk from 26o million dairy cows India is the world’s largest producer of milk and the leading exporter of skimmed milk powder. Australia and the United States are the world’s largest exporters of milk and milk products.
Throughout the world, there are more than six billion consumers of milk and milk products. Over 750 million people live within dairy farming households.
Okay, coming to our New Top 10 list we have ‘Top 10 Best Milk Brands in the world’ :
10 Safeway :
Safeway is an American supermarket chain founded in 1915. This product is one of the oldest products you’ll ever come across. It’s primary base of operations is in the western and Central United States. It was founded 101 years ago in 1915. The products like Bakery, dairy, snack foods,liquor ,flowers and many more are present.
This product has over 250,000 number of employees and almost 1,335 number of locations.
9 Borden Milk Products :
Borden Milk Products is a privately held American corporation owned by the Dallas, Texas based Milk Products, LLC. This product contains large variety of milk products, skim, low fat, chocolate and many more.
If you’re Selena Gomez fan and follow each and every advertisement of hers then you must have listen about the Borden Milk Products. She is the spokesperson of the above.
8 Shamrock Farms :
Founded in 1922, Shamrock farms is one of the largest family-owned and operated dairies in the U.S. They produce and distribute a full line of dairy products, including fresh milk,sour cream, cottage cheese, whipping cream and more.
They are pretty popular for their mascot cow, Roxie as well. Shamrock farms is home to almost 10,000 cows .
7 Organic Valley :
It is one of the largest organic farmer-owned cooperative in the world with over 1,800 farmer owners across the United States, Canada, and Australia.And it has about 850 number of employees. Organic Valley markets its products in all 50 states and exports to 25 countries. In 2015, growing annual sales topped $1 billion.
6 Dean foods :
Dean foods is an American food and beverage company that specializes in dairy products. Like the above mentioned brand, this products is popular in United States. It has 100 facilities located in 35 American states as well ass five manufacturing plants in the countries of Belgium,France, the United kingdom, and the Netherlands.
This product has the revenue of $11.462 billion in a tear and haas the operating income of $427.79 million. It has about 21,915 number of employees.
HP Hood LLC is an American dairy company based in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. Hood was founded in 1846 in Charlestown, Massachusetts by Harvey Perley Hood. Recent company acquisitions by HP Hood have expanded its reach from predominantly New England to the broader United States. It was founded in 1846. John A.kaneb is the CEO.
So, it has approximately 4,500 number of employees and has the annual sales revenue of about $2.2 billion.
Darigold, Inc. is an American dairy agricultural marketing cooperative. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, it is owned by the over 500 dairy farm members of the Northwest Dairy Association (formerly the Northwest Dairymen’s Association) located in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Northern California, and Montana. Darigold was founded in 1918. The place like Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Northern California and Utah are famous for Darigold.
If you love the numbers game then, the Darigold’s annual sales are over $2.0 billion and production is over 8,600,000,000 pounds (3.9×109 kg) of milk a year.
3 Wegmans :
Wegmans better known as Weggies is a privately held American regional supermarket chain headquartered in Gates, New York. It has about 89 Stores. Wegmans was founded in 1916. Mid-Atlanta States, New England are the area where the products are served.
This company has the Revenue if about $7 Billion in the year 2013 and has 58,000 + employees.
Nestle is a Swiss transnational food and drink company headquartered in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland. It is the largest food company in the world measured by revenues and ranked #72 on the Fortune Global 500 in 2014.It was founded in 1866 almost 150 years ago as Anglo-Swisss Condensed Milk Company. The product of nestle is served worldwide.Baby food,coffee,dairy products, bottled water, ice cream and many to follow are its products.
Twenty-nine of Nestlé’s brands have annual sales of over CHF1 billion (about US$1.1 billion), Nestlé has 447 factories, operates in 194 countries, and employs around 339,000 people. It has the revenue of 88.8 billion in 2015 and the operating income of 13.4 billion and has about 335,000 number of employees.
1 Stonyfield Farm
Stonyfield Farm, also simply called Stonyfield, is an organic yogurt maker located in Londonderry, New Hampshire, USA. Stonyfield Farm was founded by Samuel Kaymen in 1983 he company makes the number-one selling brand of organic yogurt and number-three overall yogurt brand in the United States
Gary Hirshberg is chairman and former president and CEO of Stonyfield Farm.
Through its Profits for the Planet program, Stonyfield gives 10% of profits to environmental causes.They began as an organic farming school before they became yogurt makers. More than thirty years later, their mission is still healthy.