Inspired Consumers

Everything We Stand For. In Every Bite.

Excellence goes beyond quality food.

As we grow, the expectations remain the same: delicious products made the right way. That’s why we strive for a higher standard of excellence starting with the highest quality ingredients. Then we make sure every step of the process aligns with our values. The result is a perfectly melted grilled cheese that you’re proud to enjoy and inspired to share with others.

There’s something a little extra delicious in our products—strawberries you can actually taste, award-winning cheese. Products that taste exactly how dairy should.”

—Erin Kelleway, Tillamook Director of Strategic Sourcing
A 40lb block of cheese.
Making Tillamook Cheese
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Feed Production

It all starts with the best feed.

The dairy farmers who supply milk for Tillamook take care of their land with intentional management practices—like cover cropping, no tilling, and nutrient management. They work closely with animal nutritionists, herd health consultants, and veterinarians to ensure cows get the best nutrition available.

And the highest quality ingredients.

Blueberries ripe for the picking.
Oregon Blueberries
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One ingredient at a time.

To get great tasting products from the farm to your home we start with asking the right questions about each ingredient. Does it serve a purpose? Where does it come from? How do we sustainably source it? Our answers lead to better choices. And those choices lead to more sustainable solutions without sacrificing delicious products you’ve come to love.

Manufacturing matters.

Products that inspire our consumers require diligent, precise manufacturing. That means we’re going above and beyond minimum regulatory compliance standards. It means we’re using technology for more efficient operations. And it means we’re setting ambitious goals toward continuous improvement.

R&D Team members assess cheese samples in our R&D lab.

Putting less into packaging, and expecting more out of it.

Big impacts often come down to small decisions. Take our Tillamook Cheeseboards—consumers loved the product but wanted to see less packaging. So we scrutinized and reengineered, considering every trade-off. The result: 30 percent plastic materials reduction in the snack tray and a 20 percent reduction in plastic film.

Person snacking on the Tillamook Smoky Apple Cheeseboard

Choosing suppliers who share our values.

For Tillamook products to be enjoyed all across the country, we need collaboration. So we’re teaming up with suppliers and contract manufacturers who share our values—looking beyond what these companies make and into who they are. It’s a rigorous evaluation and selection process. And it’s one we’re continuously improving to ensure we’re working with the best.

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Our products have inspired consumers for many, many years.

We’re passionate about that experience staying consistent and true by considering everything from how our products taste to the way they’re made to the feeling they give our consumers with every bite.

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