Land O' Lakes Inc. has worked to reduce its environmental footprint through resource conservation, transportation, logistics and manufacturing efficiencies, and renewable energy on the farm, according to the company's 2014 Corporate Responsibility report.
Dairy processors reduce their costs and environmental footprints in a number of ways. Hilmar Cheese received a U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for its efforts. Land O’Lakes and Aurora Organic have their own approaches.
A regional dairy with national backing – that’s Mayfield Dairy Farms, a unit of dairy powerhouse Dean Foods Co. Mayfield extends its reach with ice cream retailers, while its fluid milk products satisfy consumers and foodservice customers.