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What do the cows eat?
Our farmers know that happy, healthy cows make quality, wholesome milk. Proper animal care practices like providing a healthy diet benefits the farmer, cow, and ultimately you, the consumer. At each member-owner’s farm, an animal nutritionist customizes a healthy diet of forages and grains for...Learn More
Are Tillamook dairy cows ever treated with antibiotics?
Dairy cows are not systematically given antibiotics. But, like humans, cows sometimes get sick and need veterinarian-prescribed antibiotics to help them get better. However, if a cow is receiving antibiotics, her milk isn’t used until tests prove that the antibiotics have cleared her system....Learn More
Are the cows in barns or pastures?
It depends on the time of year. Many of our farmer-owners send their herds out to pasture when the weather permits (typically March through November). During the wet winter months in Tillamook, cows find shelter from the harsh weather inside free-stall barns. Free-stall barns are standard in the...Learn More
Does Tillamook Yogurt have artificial ingredients?
No way! Tillamook Yogurt does not contain artificial colors, sweeteners, or flavors. It’s also made with milk from cows not treated with artificial growth hormones.* *Please note that the FDA has stated that no significant difference has been shown between milk derived from rBST treated and...Learn More
Do your dairy products contain artificial growth hormones?
No, they don’t - thanks for asking! All Tillamook dairy products — cheese, butter, ice cream, sour cream and yogurt — are made with milk from cows not treated with artificial growth hormones.* *Please note that the FDA has stated that no significant difference has been shown...Learn More
What are the ingredients in your Natural Sour Cream?
Our Tillamook Natural Sour Cream is made of only three ingredients: cream, milk and enzymes. Like our other sour creams, it’s made from the highest- quality milk from cows not treated with artificial growth hormones.* We developed our Natural Sour Cream with the hope of providing more dietary...Learn More
Are any of your dairy products certified organic?
At this time, we don’t offer certified organic products. We are, however, committed to making the highest quality dairy products in the most natural way possible. The milk used to make Tillamook products far exceeds state and federal quality standards and comes from cows that are not...Learn More
Cow of the Month: Tillamook Girls
Cow of the Month: Tillamook Girls Living on the Oregon coast with as much rain as we get, everyone anxiously waits for April when the rains (are supposed to) taper off. The cows are no different. By mid-April we finally had a few days of dry weather and many of the farmers were able to let the...Learn More
It's All About Milk Quality
It's All About Milk Quality To kick-off National Dairy Month, I thought it appropriate to talk a little bit about milk quality. After all, that s how our delicious dairy products begin with high quality milk. It doesn t come by accident; milk of the highest quality comes from the healthiest of...Learn More
Cow of the Month: Jerseys
Cow of the Month: Jerseys Worldwide, there are hundreds of breeds of cows. Though all of them produce milk just by the nature of the animal s anatomy, there are a few breeds that are specifically recognized as a dairy breed. The two most common breeds, especially around Tillamook, are Holsteins...Learn More
Tongue Power Didn t your mother teach you it was impolite to stick out your tongue? Well, it s perfectly normal for a cow. Grazing animals each have a different way of eating grass. A cow s method is to use its tongue. A cow s tongue is long, as you can tell from this photo, and dexterous....Learn More
Today is National Cow Appreciation Day!
Today is National Cow Appreciation Day! How do we love our 4-legged Holsteins, Jerseys, and Guernseys? Let us count the ways! We love that they give us the freshest, highest quality milk for use in producing Tillamook Cheese and Tillamook Ice Cream. We love the livelihood that they provide to...Learn More
Cow of the Month: Golden Guernsey
Cow of the Month: Golden Guernsey Here in Tillamook County, we think all cows are special, but wait until you hear about these gals - the golden Guernsey. They got their nickname because of the color of their milk! Guernsey cows produce milk that is very high both in butterfat and protein. But...Learn More
Behind the Scenes: Photo Shoot on the Farm
Behind the Scenes: Photo Shoot on the Farm When we launched the new Tillamook.com at the end of January we also wanted to make sure we had new photos of Tillamook cows to share. They don t naturally pose and smile at the camera, so how does one take pictures of our lovely Tillamook cows? It...Learn More
Farmer Owned and Proud of It
Farmer Owned and Proud of It This January we unveiled a beautiful new addition to our association s seal a crimson banner that proudly proclaims that we are farmer owned and have been since 1909. Being farmer owned means that the farmers in our cooperative guide our decisions and set the...Learn More
Cow of the Month: Dutch Belt
Cow of the Month: Dutch Belt Every breed of cow has something unique about it, whether it is long shaggy hair, giant horns, spots like a Dalmatian or milk that is golden. The Dutch Belt is no different. People may think the black and white markings mean they are a funny looking Holstein, but no,...Learn More
The Naming of a Cow
The Naming of a Cow The easiest method to identify cows on a dairy farm is with numbers. But many farmers also choose to name their cows. Sometimes it s a flowery name. Sometimes it is a sweet name. Some names come from baby naming books while others are geographic references. Then there are the...Learn More
The Versatility of Sour Cream
The Versatility of Sour Cream Sour cream is tremendously versatile. It can be used as a topping for baked potatoes and Mexican food, as a base for dips for your holiday or football party, and as an ingredient in salad dressings, cakes, cookies, biscuits, sauces, soups... you name it! It's one...Learn More
A Slice of History: Milking Then and Now The Condensed Version
A Slice of History: Milking Then and Now The Condensed Version Milking a cow is a labor intensive process. When a cow enters the parlor, her teats are cleaned and dried. The milk is visually inspected and the milking unit is attached. About 6-8 minutes later, the unit comes off and the...Learn More
New Tillamook Ice Cream Coupon
New Tillamook Ice Cream Coupon Starting today, Tillamook Cheese Facebook fans can download a printable $1 Off Tillamook Ice Cream Coupon! Head on over to our Facebook page and 'Like' us (click on the 'Coupon' tab on the left side of our page) to get this oh-so-delicious deal! The coupon will...Learn More
Tillamook Loaf Love Tour Training Day
Tillamook Loaf Love Tour Training Day As a Loaf Love Tour Brand Ambassador on the road, I get asked several times a day, "So... Have you ever actually been to the Factory?" Well... of course I have! As an Oregon native with family from Tillamook (my granddad was born there!) it's hard for me to...Learn More
New Tillamook Yogurt Coupon!
New Tillamook Yogurt Coupon! Starting today, Tillamook Cheese Facebook fans can download a printable $1 Off Tillamook Yogurt Coupon! Use your yogurt coupon to experience a tasty, healthy snack! We're proud to say that Tillamook Yogurt has: No artificial growth hormones* No artificial...Learn More
Today is National Cow Appreciation Day
Today is National Cow Appreciation Day How do we love our 4-legged Holsteins, Jerseys, and Guernsey s? Let us count the ways! We love that they give us the freshest, highest quality milk for use in producing Tillamook Cheese and Tillamook Ice Cream. We love the livelihood they provide to all...Learn More
Tillamook Yogurt: Tastes Better Because It s Made Better
Tillamook Yogurt: Tastes Better Because It s Made Better If you ve ever tried Tillamook Yogurt you know that it tastes better, but how is Tillamook Yogurt actually made better? Well, in most cases people don t like hearing the word NO . However, I think we found the exception! When it comes...Learn More
Tillaween Costume Contest!
Tillaween Costume Contest! Tillaween Costume Contest October 14 31 For those of you who have been dying (mwaa haa haaa) to dress up like Loafy, one of our dairy cows, or this year s pride of the Loaf Love Tour, the Loafster convertible now s your chance! Create a Halloween costume...Learn More
Tillamook Ice Cream: Tastes Better Because It's Made Better
Tillamook Ice Cream: Tastes Better Because It's Made Better Nothing beats the fresh, creamy taste of Tillamook Ice Cream. Here at the Co-op we have a little saying: Tastes Better because it s Made Better and we believe that s the case for all our dairy products. So how is Tillamook Ice Cream...Learn More
A Slice of History: Fair Time is Fun Time
A Slice of History: Fair Time is Fun Time It s county fair time! In Tillamook, it s a time for pronto pups, ice cream cones, exhibits, horse races, Pig-n-Ford races and thrills on the midway. The Tillamook County Fair was established in 1891. In 1921, land and money was acquired to build a...Learn More
Tillamook Yogurt is on the Mooooove!
Tillamook Yogurt is on the Mooooove! Good news for yogurt lovers! Our popular line of 6 oz yogurts is expanding with three new flavors, all made with no artificial flavors, no artificial colors, no artificial sweeteners, and no high fructose corn syrup. And like all of our products, Tillamook...Learn More
Tillamook Cheese: Tastes Better Because It s Made Better
Tillamook Cheese: Tastes Better Because It s Made Better Making the world s best cheddar cheese isn t easy. It requires the highest quality ingredients, an age-old recipe, and a boat load of patience. So how is Tillamook Cheese actually made better ? In short: - Tillamook Cheeses are...Learn More
Top 10 Fan Comments of the Week
Top 10 Fan Comments of the Week Good Aftermoon! As you may have herd, today is National Cow Appreciation Day. I am so udderly grateful for my bovine buddies. Without their delicious milk, this Baby Loaf wouldn't exist! Don't forget to thank a cow today, and if you don't see any cows to thank,...Learn More
Time To Put Our Yogurt Where Your Mouth Is
Time To Put Our Yogurt Where Your Mouth Is There s a Tillamook Yogurt somewhere out there waiting to come home with you. It s fresh and creamy. It s filled with real fruit and active yogurt cultures. It doesn't have any artificial growth hormones* or artificial flavors, colors, or...Learn More
Cheesy Story Time
Cheesy Story Time With two little ones running through the house, bedtime can be busy at my house. After the kids run laps around our kitchen island, take warm bubbly baths and slip on those oh so comfy footed PJ s, we all pile on the couch for story time. Living in Tillamook County, of...Learn More
Tillamook Ice Cream is now available in Arizona!
Tillamook Ice Cream is now available in Arizona! Good news, Arizona! Delicious Tillamook Ice Cream has made its way to the Grand Canyon state. Look for Tillamook Ice Cream in Arizona in your local Bashas and Winco. Look up stores using our Where to Buy tool. In case this will be your...Learn More
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day!
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day! When I was dead asleep at 5am this morning, this is what I heard from my wife: "It's Chocolate Ice Cream Day! It's Chocolate Ice Cream Day!" And now the question remains... how will we celebrate? Tillamook has so many delicious chocolatey ice creams to...Learn More
Tasty Yogurt is Part of Our Culture
Tasty Yogurt is Part of Our Culture 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...Learn More
Tillamook.com Scavenger Hunt: Day 2
Tillamook.com Scavenger Hunt: Day 2 Thanks to those who participated in the first day of the Tillamook.com Scavenger Hunt and congratulations to our winner Beth Meyer! Beth will receive a tasty cheese-filled gift box! The answers to yesterday's questions are: 1) Farmers (will also accept:...Learn More
Tillamook.com Scavenger Hunt Recap
Tillamook.com Scavenger Hunt Recap Thanks to everyone who participated in the Tillamook.com Scavenger Hunt last week and congratulations to our Day 5 winner - Dawn Froese! Here's a recap of all the Scavenger Hunt questions and answers: Day 11) Who owns Tillamook? Answer: Farmers (or:...Learn More
Rain or Shine, It's Always a Great Day for Cheese!
Rain or Shine, It's Always a Great Day for Cheese! With lots of coffee in our bellies, the smell of cows in the air, and excitement all around, the Loaf Love Tour pulled into Tillamook bright and early for a fun-filled day! On the agenda for the day were two store events, a booth at the farmer's...Learn More
Too Big To Miss! The Oregon State Fair
Too Big To Miss! The Oregon State Fair The Oregon State Fair opened last week under the theme Too Big to Miss and, as always, the crowds came pouring in. There is really no better place to see Oregon agriculture all together, up close and personal, than at the Oregon State Fair. All areas...Learn More
What's the Difference Between Aged Cheddar Cheese and American Cheese?
What's the Difference Between Aged Cheddar Cheese and American Cheese? One of life s greatest questions Let s take a closer look! American cheese is a processed cheese. It has varying amounts of natural cheese included in it that are all heated to a molten mass and mixed with varying levels...Learn More
Tillamook Ice Cream is now available in California!
Tillamook Ice Cream is now available in California! Great news! Creamy, dreamy Tillamook Ice Cream is coming to a grocery store shelf near you! Look for these flavors: Vanilla Bean, America s favorite ice cream flavor filled with loads of real crushed vanilla beans. Old Fashioned Vanilla,...Learn More
Tillamook Trivia Day!
Tillamook Trivia Day! Here s a trivia question for you: what day is it today? It s January 4th, National Trivia Day! For us at Tillamook, this is a day we can fill our fans in on some fun dairy facts. Here s a start: -- Cows defy the old saying what goes up must come down ; they can go up...Learn More
Introducing Tillamook Light Yogurt
Introducing Tillamook Light Yogurt For the last two years Tillamook has been making and trying, and making and trying and making and trying different recipes of light yogurt. You may ask well, what took so long?! When we set out to make a light yogurt we wanted to stay true to our brand...Learn More
Cow of the Month: Queenie Jadean
Cow of the Month: Queenie Jadean Meet Queenie Jadean, a former show girl er, show cow, actually that, according to her farm family, has a serious case of princess syndrome. This 10-year-old girl is tall, even towering over her fellow Holsteins! But what makes Jadean, Queenie Jadean?...Learn More
Hot Rods & Tasty Cheese
Hot Rods & Tasty Cheese Cars and cheese go together like cows and grass! The Tillamook Loaf Love Tour drives pretty righteous Vdubya shorties, and we just can t stop ourselves from checking out classic car shows, like the Hot Rods and Classics Cruise-in at Westgate City Center in Glendale,...Learn More
A Slice of History: Clearing Land
A Slice of History: Clearing Land Life was difficult for the settlers in the Tillamook Valley when they first arrived in the mid-1850s. Without Highway 6 to make the trek from Portland to Tillamook, they hiked or rode a horse over the mountain, climbing through the underbrush, hopping over...Learn More
Tillarific Fans at the Denver Zoo
Tillarific Fans at the Denver Zoo This past weekend, the Loaf Love Tour made its final zoo appearance of this year's tour. Our zoo visits have been a favorite event for myself, the other brand ambassadors, and our Tillamook fans the Denver Zoo was no exception! The first 200 fans that showed...Learn More
NEW Tillamook Light Yogurt Highlighted in Wall Street Journal
NEW Tillamook Light Yogurt Highlighted in Wall Street Journal This week we re announcing the release of our new line of light yogurts that are naturally sweetened with Truvia sweetener. To make the best tasting, highest quality light yogurt Tillamook spent two years perfecting the recipe made...Learn More
Featured Personality: Chandra Allen
Featured Personality: Chandra Allen As Tillamook s communications and member relations coordinator, Chandra Allen is focused on the needs of the cooperative s membership, as well as preserving and telling the Tillamook story. Chandra loves working with the farmer-owners of the Tillamook County...Learn More
Tilla-La-La-La-Mook Holiday Song Contest Winner -- and Round 2
Tilla-La-La-La-Mook Holiday Song Contest Winner -- and Round 2 And the first place winner of our Tilla-La-La-La-Mook Holiday Lyric Contest is Michelle Baragona! Congratulations on winning a year's supply of Tillamook Cheese for you and one year's supply to gift! Here are the winning song lyrics (to...Learn More
Meet the 2011 Loaf Love Tour Team!
Meet the 2011 Loaf Love Tour Team! We have an amazing group of energetic, orange-wearing, Baby Loaf bus-driving, super cheese-loving people who are on the road with the the Loaf Love Tour this year (see if they're headed your way). They're currently in Phoenix, but they'll be visiting other U.S....Learn More
Meet the East and West Teams!
Meet the East and West Teams! We know you have been waiting! It s that time of year again when our group of energetic, cheesy cheese-loving brand ambassadors hit the road in Tillamook orange in a city near you! They will kick off the tour in Phoenix and Lubbock spreading the Loaf at a store near...Learn More
Know Your Cheese (2)
It All Starts with the Milk
It All Starts with the Milk Making great cheddar begins at the farm, with the highest quality milk. Our farmer-owners are proud of the milk their cows produce. Rightfully so; they’ve won national awards for the quality of their milk. Multiple breeds of cows provide a blend of milk that gives...Learn More
The Tillamook cheesemaking tradition began more than a century ago. A few things have changed over the years (today we have electricity, for example), but much has stayed the same. We still use our original cheddar cheese recipe and we still employ the same slow, natural aging process. As...Learn More
Our Story (2)
A Tillamook farmer once said that he wanted his kids to grow up working on the farm because he knew that if they succeeded there, they could succeed anywhere in life. Quality, cooperation, integrity, stewardship and responsiveness are the values that built the Tillamook brand, and we continue...Learn More
Keeping It in the Family
We've always been owned and operated by the people who work the soil, milk the cows, and make decisions about the future of the company. We think that the advantages of being a cooperative, as opposed to a corporation, have just about everything to do with the tastiness of our dairy products....Learn More
Tillamook is launching BIG in Texas in 2012! From returning with the Loaf Love Tour, to partnering with some of the most popular restaurants in Texas, to making you smile with TV commercials - it’s going to be one tasty ride. Keep an eye out for Tillamook as they work hard to win...Learn More
Tillamook Light Yogurt
After two years of research and development, Tillamook has expanded their popular, delicious and natural line of dairy products with a light yogurt. This 110 calorie naturally sweetened treat is the first light yogurt on the market sweetened...Learn More