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Tasty Tillamook Yogurt is made from the highest quality milk and available in all sorts of delicious flavors. Such as? Well, there’s Pomegranate Blackberry, Banana Vanilla, Blueberry Acai, Oregon Strawberry, good ol’ Raspberry and, of course, the simple classic, Vanilla Bean. And now you can get Vanilla Bean and Naturally Plain Tillamook Yogurt in a convenient 32 ounce container. Count em’ folks – there are a total of 21 delicious flavors to feast on each and every day.

Do you knowgurt your yogurt?
We are proud to say that there are no artificial growth hormones,* no artificial flavors, no artificial sweeteners, no artificial colors, and no high fructose corn syrup in our delicious yogurt.

*The FDA has stated that no significant difference has been shown between milk derived from rBST and non-rBST treated cows.

51 comments

Lisa Freeman

Yahoo! Thank you soooo much for making a yogurt that has NO high fructose corn syrup and nothing artificial!!! Thanks for the peace of mind!!!!! :) It's nice to know that there's a company that isn't willing to sell out to those things just to make a buck!

...Lisa

June 16th, 2011 at 8:32 pm

Renee

I was excited to see Tillamook yogurts on the shelves, that is until I picked up a cup, read the label and put it back, disappointed that a company that has always been one for the NATURAL side of things to actually use GMO/GE infused products, such as MODIFIED CORN STARCH. So I was wondering how it is you claim your yogurts are ALL natural, when their is nothing at all natural about genetically "enhanced" foods? I would really like to see this changed and see Tillamook to actually be natural, like they claim. Organic would be best, since none of that crap is permitted. I am EXTREMELY picky when it come to putting things in my body. But I steer as far away from GMO/GE "foods" as possible. Let me know when or if this is something you will choose to do in the future.

June 17th, 2011 at 7:11 am

Tara

Tillamook Team

You're so welcome, Lisa! We're happy to provide you with yogurt that is free from artificial growth hormones, flavors, sweeteners, colors, and high fructose corn syrup! Thanks for reading our blog!

-Tara of the Tillamook Team

June 17th, 2011 at 2:40 pm

Tara

Tillamook Team

Hi Renee. Thank you for your feedback and thoughts! I will make sure to pass them along. The corn starch used in Tillamook Yogurt acts as a thickening agent.

Although our products aren’t certified organic at this time, we're committed to making the highest quality dairy products. The milk used to make Tillamook products far exceeds state and federal quality standards and comes from cows that are not treated with artificial growth hormones. We do not claim that our products are “all natural.”

Again, we really appreciate you sharing what’s important to you as we are constantly striving to improve as a company and provide our customers with the products that they desire.

Thanks!

-Tara of the Tillamook Team

June 17th, 2011 at 3:03 pm

Danielle

To Renee-

Just because the label states "modified starch" it doesn't necessarily imply that the starch was genetically modified.

Sometimes the term "modified" may indicate that the starch has been pre-treated chemically (with an acid) or physically (with heat or pressure).

Modified starches are used in many dairy products that are low-fat or fat-free and some desserts, that starch that is added to gelatinize a product to thicken it or produce a desired mouth feel.

Choose whole fat dairy if "modified starches" concern you, as nothing is usually added to this product to make them taste or feel a certain way since the fat is not taken out!

Danielle-Registered Dietitian

July 3rd, 2011 at 3:54 pm

Tara

Tillamook Team

Hi Danielle! Thank you so much for sharing your expertise and suggestions - we appreciate it!

-Tara of the Tillamook Team

July 6th, 2011 at 11:27 am

Emmett

072811

Whatever happened to the flavor of Cranberry Rasberry Yogurt? Sure do miss it!

July 28th, 2011 at 1:47 am

Tara

Tillamook Team

Hi Emmett! The Cranberry Raspberry Yogurt flavor was discontinued due to low sales. I miss it too! It was delicious. If you liked that one, you might like our Pomegranate Blackberry Yogurt:

http://www.tillamook.com/products/Yogurt/Pomegranate-Blackberry-108.html

Thanks for reading our blog!

-Tara of the Tillamook Team

July 29th, 2011 at 9:39 am

Colin

Tillamook is a brand I trust--I always buy their cheese, given the opportunity. I'm disappointed that the Tillamook yogurts use gelatin, because I'm vegetarian and don't eat gelatin. I'd love to buy Tillamook yogurt, but won't as long as it uses gelatin. (It's possible that there are some that don't; all I know is that the ones at my local grocery store do.)

October 9th, 2011 at 6:06 pm

Jala

Tillamook Team

Hi, Colin. Thanks so much for your question. I wish I had a different answer for you! All of our yogurt contains gelatin right now. Gelatin helps create the consistency and texture our consumers like. We're always working on improving our recipes, and trying our best to make them liked by everyone. I'll pass your comment on to our Research and Development team. At least you can enjoy Tillamook Cheese, right?!

~ Jala of the Tillamook Team

October 10th, 2011 at 3:48 pm

matt

hi there at tillamook!
our family just really likes your lowfat yogurt .... there is one hangup we have with it and that is it is too sweet. i really feel that you could cut the sugar in half and it would be a better tasting and even healthier food.
i know that the American taste buds long for sweet things.....
my wife is from Finland and we have traveled there many times and their yogurts and ice creams are less sweet and in our opinion better tasting, maybe give this a thought in the future.
we have tasted the new low sugar one but it is still too sweet to the tongue.
for now we will have to keep mixing the plain yougurt with your low fat to get the desired effect, however this is not at all convenient if we are on the go or in the lunch pail.
thanks for the opportunity to comment

January 23rd, 2012 at 12:26 pm

Jala

Tillamook Team

Hi there, Matt. Thanks for sending your thoughts on our yogurt our way. We do our best to make a yogurt that is appealing to the most people, but there are other folks who, too, think our yogurt is a bit too sweet. Although I have to say that your comment is perfect timing. Look what we just posted on our blog today!. Try to track down some Light Yogurt and let me know what you think!

~ Jala of the Tillamook Team

January 23rd, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Noah

Well I'm glad to hear you choose cows not treated with rBST hormones. It's really too bad you prefer to use GMO/GE ingredients that are just as disgusting. I was really excited too see that there were no growth hormones given to cows, then I considered reading the ingredients. I would be happier if you choose to feed your loyal customers non-GMO products. Organic is best, the way mother nature intended. I love your products, however I am no longer going to buy them until they contain only non-GMO ingredients.

April 10th, 2012 at 8:29 pm

Katy

Tillamook Team

Hi Noah,

Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts here on the blog. I will be sure to pass along your feedback to the broader Tillamook team.

~ Katy of the Tillamook Team

April 13th, 2012 at 1:30 pm

Gwenn

Are your farmers feeding their cows genetically modified corn? If so, they're not getting the nutrients they need, and therefore you are using an inferior product to begin with. Your cows will be happier and less likely to get sick (as will your customers) if you feed them properly!

September 21st, 2012 at 8:36 am

Kelly

Tillamook Team

Thanks Gwenn for your comment! Hearing from fans is important to us here at Tillamook and we take each comment to heart.

Our farmers know that happy, healthy cows make the best quality milk and part of that is a healthy diet. The farmer-owners and all the dairymen who supply milk for Tillamook dairy products use a variety of forages and grains for feed. While the mixture varies dairy to dairy, it’s likely to include a mix of grass, alfalfa, some corn silage, and grains such as barley or soy. All of this is balanced by a nutritionist who also adds a vitamin/mineral supplement to ensure the healthiest cows possible, and thus the highest quality milk. The feed used by our farmers and suppliers is both home grown on our farmer’s fields and purchased. With the prevalence of GMO feed, it’s difficult to avoid; 95% of all soybean and 80% of all corn production in the U.S. is of the GMO variety making non-GMO feed hard to obtain and limited to the organic marketplace. For more information that may be helpful, please visit our FAQ.

Please know I will send your comments and concerns over to the rest of the Tillamook Team. Thanks for taking the time to contact us.

-Kelly of the Tillamook Team

September 26th, 2012 at 1:35 pm

Alocasia

As was referenced here by another commenter, I'm so sorry to have to remove Tillamook products from my diet. For decades, I have been an exceedingly loyal customer, exclusively buying my butter, yogurt, and cheese from your company (and BOY, do we eat a TON of the special reserve extra sharp white!). However, having recently decided to make a commitment again all GMO food for our family, I will no longer be able to support this wonderful local company. Until you remove the GMO corn and soy derivatives from your products and van your farmers from feeding GMO corn and soy to the very cows from which you obtain your milk, your products will not be safe for anyone to consume. Monsanto has long been a thorn in your side, but you have your customers behind you. Please do what is right for yourselves and your customers. I don't think you can even imagine the impact you'll have by making the right choice. (Plus, I'd really like to eat your cheese again!)

September 28th, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Kelly

Tillamook Team

Hi Alocasia,

Thank you so much for your comment! It's always good to hear from Tillamook fans. I will make sure to pass your comments on to our Cheese team so they know exactly how you feel.

- Kelly of the Tillamook Team

October 1st, 2012 at 4:14 pm

Melanie

I am wondering if the feed that the Tillamook cows eat is GMO or not. I know that there is no rbst - but I'm wondering about the feed.

October 1st, 2012 at 8:54 pm

Melanie

No need to answer my last question. I just read up and found the answer. I'm so disappointed not to be able to buy Tillmook products anymore now that I know the Tillamook cows are being fed GMO feed. If you ever start selling organic and/or GMO free products, I'll start buying them again.

October 1st, 2012 at 9:04 pm

Amalya

Tillamook Team

Hi Melanie,

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I’ll be sure to pass these thoughts along to the rest of the Tillamook Team.

Thanks again,

Amalya of the Tillamook Team

October 3rd, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Russ

We love the taste of your cheese, but we are committed to NO GMO sorry!!

October 30th, 2012 at 1:48 pm

Amalya

Tillamook Team

Hi Russ,
Thank you for sharing your opinion with us. We take our consumers’ feedback seriously and I appreciate you taking the time to share with us. I will be sure to pass your comment along to the rest of the team.

Best regards,
Amalya, of the Tillamook Team

October 31st, 2012 at 5:03 pm

Brittnye

We moved here from Wisconsin, land of cheese. And we fell in love with Tillamook products! We are a low income family trying to make the healthiest choices possible- and so we splurge slightly on the food we put in our bodies in order to get superior products and we sacrifice in other areas of life in order to do that. Maybe a company can make a few sacrifices to abide by morality and help to usher in widespread change. I would still choose your yogurt and cheese over another product on the shelves of Safeway because of the no RBGH, however if I find a better option which does not use GMO ingredients we will be switching. GMO's are just beginning to be understood as far as their long term effects, please do the responsible and moral thing and commit to the change! I can assure you, more and more people are caring about this issue and it will only hurt your wallets in the end if you continue to use GMO ingredients.

December 22nd, 2013 at 8:45 am

Callie

Tillamook Team

Hi Brittnye,

Thank you for reaching out to us and sharing your thoughts. Tillamook has and always will be an organization that listens closely to the concerns of our customers, and please know that I have passed along your comment to our leadership team. Thanks again for taking the time to voice your input.

Sincerely,

Callie, of the Tillamook team

January 10th, 2014 at 11:18 am

Randy

Hello, I read through the blog and while it is discussed what modified corn starch is used for but, could you please tell me what or how the corn starch is modified? Heat and pressure are fine but if it is modified with chemicals then that is something else.

February 22nd, 2014 at 11:41 am

Callie

Tillamook Team

Hi Randy,

Thank you for your question. The modified corn starch is chemically modified. However, please know that we are in the process of removing this ingredient and replacing it with regular corn starch. Keep a look out for updated ingredients lists soon!

All the best,

Callie, of the Tillamook team

March 5th, 2014 at 2:28 pm

Dave

Just watched the movie "Seeds of Death" on YouTube. May I suggest that it would be a good movie for you to watch too if you want to understand why so many of your satisfied customers will not tolerate dairy products from cows that are fed GMO corn and/or soy.

My wife and I really like your low-fat yogurt but we won't be buying any more until we see NON-GMO on the label!

March 17th, 2014 at 1:13 pm

Callie

Tillamook Team

Hi Dave,

Thank you for your comment. We’re so sorry to lose you and your wife as customers. Please know that Tillamook has and always will be an organization that listens closely to its fans, and your feedback will be heard by the leadership team.

Thanks,

Callie, of the Tillamook team

March 19th, 2014 at 2:25 pm

Jonathan T

Hello, I am another long time Tillamook customer who will no longer buy your products until I am sure they are GMO free, I just can't play that game with my young family. Too bad as we love supporting local products and we are just up in Snohomish County, WA. GMO free its whats right.

April 5th, 2014 at 8:06 pm

Callie

Tillamook Team

Hi Jonathan,

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us here on the blog. We’re so sorry to hear that you’ll no longer be enjoying our products, but certainly respect your decision. Please know that I’ll be passing along your comment to our leadership team. Thanks again for taking the time to write and all the best to you and your family.

Sincerely,

Callie, of the Tillamook team

April 10th, 2014 at 3:13 pm

Verna

I am so dissapointed to hear you use GMO fed cattle, I have been buying your product for a long time. Recently I found out that you also add modified corn starch to your yogurt. Super disaapointed.I won't but it anymore. I eat yougurt twice a day and only plain yogurt. I can I will start making my own. I am glad you have not lowered the nstandard of your product to hormone fe cows. Just go without the thicking agent and cows with no gmo fed and you have my business once again. Thank you. Verna

April 21st, 2014 at 8:46 am

Lauren

Tillamook Team

Hi Verna,

I’m sorry to hear that you are disappointed with our yogurt ingredients. Yogurt is made with modified corn starch as a stabilizer, which improves the body, gives it a smooth texture, and prevents the yogurt from separating and becoming runny. Unfortunately, we have been unable to find a different stabilizer that gives the same texture and body that our consumers have come to expect from Tillamook Yogurt.

As you’ve likely read in other comments on this blog post, in today’s market, it is extremely difficult to source feed for cattle that is 100 percent verified as GMO-free, given how pervasive GMOs are in the grain supply chain. Even organic feed for organic farms is extremely difficult to verify as GMO-free because of cross-pollination.
Please know that your feedback is truly important to us and we will share it with our farmer-owners and co-op leaders.

All the best,

Lauren of the Tillamook team

April 22nd, 2014 at 4:58 pm

Tara H.

I just read this blog post because I was curious about the GMO's. While I have not transitioned to a non-GMO diet, I am starting to be curious about it and learn more about it.

I have to say that, after reading all of the comments on this particular blog post, I really appreciate the effort and the sincerity of the Tillamook Team to read and respond to every single person on here, even if it is just to thank them for their comment and pass on the info to the R&D department. When a company takes the time to do that, you know that they really care about both the product and the customers.

I especially appreciate the time involved in this because I own a small business myself and I know that it can be difficult to address everybody all of the time. I have always been a fan of Tillamook and will continue to be!

Thank you for caring!

May 15th, 2014 at 3:14 pm

Lauren

Tillamook Team

Hi Tara,

Thank you for your comment! As a company, it is very important to us that we address the individual questions and concerns of all of our consumers. I 'm so happy to hear that you appreciate our responses, and I will certainly pass your praise on to the rest of the team. Thank you!

All the best,

Lauren of the Tillamook team

May 16th, 2014 at 3:06 pm

Melissa

I am so hurt right now after finding out that the Tillamook products contain GMO! I love Tillamook cheese so sorry to say, that I can't and will not buy Tillamook products anymore until there is a change. Even if you could do an organic line of Tillamook products that would be great!

July 24th, 2014 at 12:32 pm

Lauren

Tillamook Team

Hi Melissa,

Thanks for taking time to share your feedback with us. I’m sorry to hear we’ll be losing you as a customer, but we certainly respect your decision. Please know that we take our customer’s feedback very seriously and I will pass your comment along to the rest of the Tillamook Team.

All the best,

Lauren of the Tillamook team

July 31st, 2014 at 9:12 am

Terry

I thought I posted this comment before, but i did not see it so here goes again. With the number of farmers that provide you with milk, your entire network could provide a market for non-GMO feed. I know this because I am a farmer and know that farmers love to pre-sell their product and if a grain farmer knew that they could sell their product ahead of time to your network of farmers for feed for their cows, and they did not have to grow GMO grain, they would jump at the chance. Your network can provide that level of security to the farmer, and they would love to grow non-GMO grain. Please consider this-- it would be a win-win situation.

September 1st, 2014 at 6:54 pm

Linda

I love your products, but again...I want to consume only non GMO cheese, butter and yogurt. Please start an organic line or find a source of non gmo feed for your cattle.

October 16th, 2014 at 2:44 pm

Amalya

Tillamook Team

Hi Linda,
Thanks for taking time to share your feedback with us. We know the GMO topic is a sensitive and important one to some consumers, and we are doing our best to monitor, understand, and react to the continually new information on the topic. As for your mention of organic, in order for Tillamook products to be certified organic, every farm that makes up our cooperative, as well as any additional contract milk suppliers, would need to individually attain organic certification, which is a very costly and time-consuming process. At this time, TCCA has not decided to undergo the official organic certification process. Please know, we are listening to all of your feedback and sharing it with our co-op leaders.

Best,
Amalya of the Tillamook team

October 30th, 2014 at 2:29 pm

James

Hi just letting you know i loved your product but know longer going to support a company that uses gmo :(. I've been reading all your answers and to be honest you guys are just making excuses on why you can't Chang and produce a premium product.

When you guys first started business you never used gmo ingredients ! Why take the chance to ruin your reputation as a local company over this issue I've posted your responses on this issue on my blog!! I'm just a disappointed ex customer . ps took screen shot of this post as well

November 6th, 2014 at 12:31 am

Amalya

Tillamook Team

Hi James,
Thank you for voicing your opinions and feedback here on the Tillamook blog. Please know, we are definitely listening and sharing your comments with our co-op leaders.

Sincerely,
Amalya of the Tillamook team

November 7th, 2014 at 9:28 am

PEGGIE

Hi! :)
I have a negative and a positive feedback. I sincerely hope you take both into consideration :)
Positive: you have the absolute best cheese on the market. We only buy your cheese, it is 100% natural, and never a dissapointment!
Negative: I am indescribably disappointed to learn that you use modified corn starch in your foods. It is false advertising to advertise your product as "all natural," while using genetically modified additives that are never found in nature, but in fact modified by labotories to save money. As every responsible parent should, I never buy a product to feed my children that has "fake" ingredients of any kind. Whenever we went to the store, my children got to choose 25 yogurts, only Tillamook, for themselves. This has come to a screeching halt until you resolve to use 100% natural ingredients, even if it means eating no yogurt at all. YOU CAN USE CORNSTARCH AS A THICKENING AGENT, WITHOUT USING MODIFIED CORNSTARCH!
There is no excuse to use modified foods, when you can use natural ones.
As soon as this changes, we will be back to using only your yogurts, and LOTS of them! :)
<3, Peggie

January 19th, 2015 at 8:58 pm

PEGGIE

Hi, I posted the comment above, then read your response to another customer...I understand it is 'difficult' to find other thickeners that create a good texture, but are you really willing to say that you'd choose chemically modified ingredients rather than have your texture be slightly less than perfect? You're losing a LOT of customers due to using GMO products (now being studied as carcinogens)...will you lose more customers by having a slightly-less-than-perfect texture?
What was used in your yogurts before you had GMOs? Was it really that terrible?
Please change this. If you do, we'll be back! If not, we will be looking into making our own yogurt or buying organic from Trader Joes (other companies manage to make very tasty yogurt with NO GMOs, which means it is very possible). :)
Thank you so much for reading and responding to our feedback! :)
<3, PEGGIE

January 19th, 2015 at 9:06 pm

Amalya

Tillamook Team

Hi Peggie,
Thanks for your comments and honest feedback. While I’m glad to hear you’re a fan of our cheeses, I’m sorry to hear about your disappointment with our Lowfat Yogurt. We know that the GMO topic is a complex one with many changing details and definitions at this time. You’re right that the corn starch in our Lowfat Yogurt is not naturally occurring in nature. However, I just wanted to clarify that the “modified” nature of modified corn starch is not genetically modified. It’s chemically modified with hydroxypropyl distarch phosphate, which, as you’ve read in our previous comments on this topic, we have found helps to achieve the creamy texture and body of our lowfat yogurt that our fans have come to know and love. The element of corn starch (modified or not) that is potentially exposed to GMOs is actually the corn itself that the corn starch is derived from. Based on the extremely high prevalence of GMOs in corn crops in the U.S., we can’t say for certain that the corn starch used in our yogurt is GMO or not. As well, while our yogurts are naturally sweetened, and without artificial colors, flavors, growth hormones, or high fructose corn syrup, we do not claim that they are an “all natural” product at this time. If you’d like to chat more about this, please feel free to reach out to the team directly here. We’re always working to improve our products and offer our consumers the best tasting dairy made in the most natural way possible for our farmer-owned co-op. Have you had a chance to try any of our Farmstyle Greek Yogurts yet? They’re made with corn starch (not modified corn starch) and may be a better fit for your needs at this time.
Thanks again for taking the time to write to us. I’ll be sure to share both of your comments with the larger Tillamook team.

Sincerely,
Amalya of the Tillamook team

January 20th, 2015 at 10:50 am

Debra

I love your yogurts and cheeses.
Please bring back the cranberry raspberry. It was perfect.

February 25th, 2015 at 9:16 pm

Amalya

Tillamook Team

Hi Debra,
Thanks for your comment. I'm glad to hear you're a fan of our cheese and yogurt - thanks for supporting our farmer owners! I don't know of any plans right now to bring back that flavor, but I will certainly share your suggestion with the team here.

All the best,
Amalya of the Tillamook team

March 2nd, 2015 at 4:58 pm

Monkeywench

Just adding my voice to the many others that are disappointed in seeing cornstarch added to your yogurt. I was shocked when I read the ingredients. Being grain free, it looks like I'm going to have to find an alternative use for this. I appreciate the personal responses to people here, but this complaint has been going on for 4 years (!) with no apparent solution. Your PR style responses claim that you care about your customers but it's hard to believe when there has been no progress in the resolution of this problem over these years! Corn starch does not belong in yogurt. It's like cheap filler- you guys are better than that. Why not at least test market a more natural alternative and see if there's a niche market (and I strongly suspect there is!) for people who will understand the issue of "mouthfeel versus real deal!"

March 5th, 2015 at 6:23 pm

Amalya

Tillamook Team

Hi there,
Thanks for taking the time to share your candid feedback with us here on the blog. Our product development team is continually working to ensure that our products are made in the most natural way possible, while also still appealing to the tastes of our fans. While we don’t have plans to remove corn starch from our products completely at this time, we are working on some adjustments to our Low Fat Yogurts, which we will share more information about in the coming months. Please know that while we may not be able to resolve your concerns immediately, the action we can take right now is to let people know we’re listening and share that feedback with our farmers and co-op leaders.

Thanks for your understanding,
Amalya of the Tillamook team

March 10th, 2015 at 4:44 pm

jesse

Yeah bummer. We love your products but gotta stop buying them till we see a no gmo label on them. Hope it's soon. We easily spend a couple hundred dollars a month on cheese, yogurt and butter from you a month.

May 12th, 2015 at 11:41 pm

Amalya

Tillamook Team

Hi Jesse,
Thank you for taking the time to share your opinions and feedback here on the Tillamook blog. We are definitely listening and sharing your comments with our farmers and co-op leaders.

Sincerely,
Amalya of the Tillamook team

May 18th, 2015 at 4:57 pm
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