Oakhurst Dairy, based in Portland, Maine, raised $22,445.80 from sales of egg nog. The dairy donated that amount to The Salvation Army of Northern New England. Oakhurst is a unit of Dairy Farmers of America.
Since 1999, the dairy’s egg nog fundraiser has raised more than $300,000 for The Salvation Army. This year’s donation represents the largest amount the company has raised. In 17 years, Oakhurst has sold more than 6 million egg nog containers. The dairy earmarks 5 cents of every sale to The Salvation Army. Oakhurst makes a variety of egg nog flavors and formulations, including traditional, light and buttered rum.