On a Mission to Re-Invent Cream Cheese For Today's Consumer
Franklin Foods, Inc., corporate offices are located in Delray Beach, FL, with manufacturing facilities in Enosburg Falls, Vermont and Casa Grande, Arizona. Franklin Foods is a Safe Qualtiy Foods (SQF) Level 3 Certified manufacturer. Franklin Foods began producing cheese in 1899 using fresh milk and cream from nearby farms. Today the Franklin Foods tradition of top quality, delicious taste and dairy innovation continues. Franklin Foods is the fastest growing cream cheese producer in the World and continues on its mission to "Re-Invent Cream Cheese for today's consumers." Franklin Foods' award-winning products are distributed to industrial, institutional, foodservice, private label, supermarket and club store accounts across the United States and numerous international markets.
Greek Cream Cheese Review in The New York Times
To Schmear: Greek Yogurt on a Bagel? In a Manner of Speaking
By Florence Fabricant, The New York Times, Diners Journal - April 30, 2013: If Greek yogurt in frozen pops and energy bars is not enough, here is some in cream cheese. But cream cheese with merit: Green Mountain Farms Greek Cream Cheese, made by Frankklin Foods in Ensoburg Falls, Vt, Click here for Florence's entire review.
Industry's First Greek Cream Cheese Available Nationwide at Walmart
"We are seeing a huge rise in popularity for Greek foods, driven by the popularity of the Mediterranean diet and a move toward a balanced, simpler, and more pleasurable way of eating” said, Jon Gutknecht, CEO of Franklin Foods. “We are thrilled to bring these authentic Mediterranean qualities to the cream cheese market and announce our expanded distribution with Walmart, which helps brings Greek Cream Cheese to a much wider audience." Click here for the entire press release.
World's Fastest Growing Cream Cheese Company Announces Second Facility in Arizona
Delray Beach, FL -- November 7, 2012 -- Franklin Foods, Inc., the World's fastest growing cream cheese company, announced today their decision to open a second manufacturing facility as part of the company's strategic growth initiative and to meet growing demand for their products. The new facility will be located in Casa Grande, Arizona. Cream Cheese production is planned to commence in early 2013. Click here for the entire press release.
Greek Cream Cheese Now Available at Ahold 800 Stores - Stop & Shop and Giant Stores
Greek Cream Cheese is now at Stop & Shop stores in New England, New York/New Jersey, Giant Carlisle, and Giant Landover in 8oz. Bars, 8oz. Soft, and 8oz. Whipped. Visit our Greek Cream Cheese page to learn all about this new product that takes the essence of the Mediterranean diet and fills each bite with 100% wholesome protein and flavor. Make sure to "Like" Greek Cream Cheese on our Eat Greek Cream Cheese Facebook Page.
Stop & Shop stores in New England include Connecticut (excluding Fairfield County), Massachussetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Stop & Shop Stores in New York include Connectitcut (including Fairfield County), New Jersey, New York, Long Island, and Brooklyn.
Giant Stores Carlise include stores in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia.
Giant Stores Landover include Virginia, Maryland, Deleware and District of Columbia.
Jill Waldbieser, Women's Health Magazine, Food & Nutrition Editor, Greek Cream Cheese Review
Greek Yogurt Mini Cheesecakes Recipe: Favorite Dessert with half the fat, twice the protein.
Women's Health Magazine - April 6, 2013: Greek yogurt - is there anything it can't do? You can eat it, freeze it, cook with it, and now make other foods out of it. Green Mountain Farms Greek Cream Cheese got the idea to combine two of the world's favorite dairy products with less fat, more proteinl, live and active cultures that you can also use to make cheesecake. Click here for Jill's entire review and recipe.
Lisa Polis, The Huffington Post, Greek Yogurt Food Invasion Continues as Product Is Added to Cream Cheese, Hummus And More
Huffington Post Healthy Living - March 6, 2013: It's been a whirlwind past few years for the Greek yogurt industry. Greek yogurt has gone from one percent of the yogurt market in 2007 to 36 percent currently, with the potential to reach around 50 percent of the market share. Click here for Lisa's entire article.
Richard Gorelick, The Baltimore Sun's Restaurant Critic Greek Cream Cheese Review
Baltimore Sun's "Baltimore Diner" Blog Post - February 13, 2013: We get lots of announcements fo new products. We mostly ignore them, but this one got our attention - "the launch of the industry's first Greek Cream Cheese..We set them out with pita chips. Everyone who tried it loved it, and most tasters preferred it to their regular cream cheese..." Click here for Richard's entire article.
Joy Bauer, M.S., RD Health & Nutrition Expert for the TODAY Show Greek Cream Cheese Review
Joy Bauer on Whosay -- October 17, 2012: "Healthy Food Find! I am loving this Greek Cream cheese spread from Green Mountain Farms. It has 1/2 the fat of regular cream cheese, 2x the protein, plus a dose of live and active cultures. The whipped version delivers the best calorie bargain -- and is delicious to spread on a toasted whole-wheat sandwich thin!" Click here for Joy's Whosay review.
Dairy Foods Magazine Top 100 List - Franklin Foods Ranks Amongst North America's Largest Processors
For the second year in a row Franklin Foods has been included in Dairy Foods Magazine "Dairy 100" rankings of North America's largest processors. Franklin Foods ranks #94. Click here for the entire list.
Seventh U.S. Patent Issued to Franklin Foods for Yogurt Cheese Products
Franklin Foods, Inc. has been issued its seventh patent from the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) for Yogurt Cheese Products. Patent number 8,247,015 has been issued to inventors Jon Gutknecht and John Ovitt. The timeliness of the seventh patent approval for Yogurt Cheese Products correlates with a growing demand within institutional channels for lowfat ingredients to help reduce the fat, calories and cholesterol in mainstream consumer packaged goods. This demand is due to rising obesity rates and consumers continued desire for healthier food alternatives.
Franklin Foods Wins Gold & Bronze for Cultured Cream Cheese at 2012 American Cheese Society Competition
Team Franklin Foods shines at the 2012 American Cheese Society Judging and Competition held in Raleigh, North Carolina on August 1-4. Green Mountain Farms Cultured Cream Cheese won 1st Place and Hahn's Culured Cream Cheese won 3rd Place in the Fresh Unripened Cheese Made from Cow's Milk category. Click here for announcement.
Green Mountain Farms Brand Wins Two Medals at 2012 World Championship Cheese Contest
Franklin Foods beats powerhouse brands Alouette, Rondele and Kraft in the Flavored Spreadable Cheese Category at the 29th biennial 2012 World Championship Cheese Contest held in Madison, Wisonsin on March 5-7. For more than 50 years the World Championship Cheese Contest is the world's premiere expert evaluation and contest for cheese and butter. The Green Mountain Farms Garlic & Herb Spreadable Cheese finished 2nd, and long time category leader Alouette Garlic & Herb finished 12th. Green Mountain Farms Salsa Cream Cheese finished in 3rd Place. Also, Green Mountain Farms 8oz. Cream Cheese Bars scored 96.0 out of 100, placing it in the Top 5 of Spreadable Cheeses in the world, and just .60 points behind 2nd Place Winner Kraft's Philadelphia Cream Cheese. Full Contest Results.
Franklin Foods Receives Highest Ranking by Safe Quality Food Institute
Franklin Foods receives SQF 2000 Level 3 certification for food quality and food safety by Safe Quality Food Institute. One of only 285 dairy processing manufacturers worldwide with this distinction. Click here for the official certificate.