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Franklin Foods is the World's Fastest Growing Cream Cheese Company

On a Mission to Re-Invent Cream Cheese For Today's ConsumerFranklin Foods Map

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 Quality Foods (SQF) Level 3 Certified cream cheese 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.


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Franklin Foods Featured in Dairy Foods Magazine

Franklin Foods wants to make cream cheese new againRocco Cardinale, John Ovitt, Jon Gutknecht, Jil Gutknecht and Brian Ledding

Cream Cheese manufacturer Franklin Foods is on a mission to reinvent cream cheese. The company produces for retail, foodservice and private label and is currently the third largest cream cheese producer and the second-largest private label cream cheese manufacturer in the United States, according to the company.

Click here to continue reading the article: Franklin Foods wants to make cream cheese new again.



Arizona Dairy Farm TourArizona Dairy Tour. Photo credit - Loriann from Thyme For Cocktails

Read all about Lorianne's experience on the Caballero Dairy Farm where she met up with a group of bloggers and members of Arizona Milk Producers, and got a chance to learn about the Arizona Dairy industry and nibble on some of Arizona's best dairy products. Click on the link to read the article Thyme For Cocktails.







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Guy Food—New Protein-Boosted Packaged Foods by Dana Leigh Smith

Lisa Moskovitz, RD, CPT, CDN, and CEO of NY Nutrition Group reviews 12 new protein-boosted packaged foods in Men's Fitness Magazine, and gives Greek Cream Cheese a thumbs up.





Greek Gourmet Spreadable CheeseGreek Gourmet Spreads

With more protein and less fat makes Greek Gourmet Spreads the perfect choice for tasty snacking and easy entertaining. Spread on crackers or dig right in with veggie sticks and pretzels. Four delicious flavors: Garlic & Herb, Cucumber Garlic, Roasted Red Pepper, and Sundried Tomato. #ThinkGreek





Now Available at Kroger Stores and BannersKroger logo Across the U.S.

Kroger Greek Cream Cheese is now available at 2,400 stores across 31 states. Look for Kroger Greek Cream Cheese at Kroger, Ralph's, Dillons, Smith's, King Soopers, Fry's, QFC, City Market, Owen's, Jay C., Pay Less, Baker's, Gerbes, Scott's Food & Pharmacy, Fred Meyer, Dillon's Marketplace, Fry's Marketplace, King Soopers Marketplace, Smith's Marketplace. 


Greek Cream Cheese Now Available for Food ServiceGreek Cream Cheese Foodservice

Professional Chefs, Bakers and Food Service operators now have Greek Cream Cheese  to revolutionize their menus and operations. On trend with consumers' healthier eating goals. Delivers more protein, less fat, and 100% amazing flavor. Perfect in wide variety of uses: cheesecakes, frostings, sweet and savory fillings, spreading on bagels, fruits and vegetable. 100% amazing flavor. Available in 1oz. Portions, 3Lb Bars, 5Lb Tubs and 30Lb Bulk.





New Greek Gourmet Spreadable Cheese Hits Shelves at Sam's Club Stores in MexicoGreek Gourmet Spreadable Cheese Twin Pack

Located in the refrigerated deli section in two delicious flavors - Garlic & Herb and Sundried Tomato 





Greek Cream Cheese Now Available at over 15,000 Stores

Industry's First Greek Cream Cheese Available Nationwide at WalmartWalmart

"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." 


Greek Cream Cheese Coming Soon to Harris Teeter! 


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Franklin Foods HighlightsArizona Agriculture Experience

2015 Arizona Agriculture Experience

Under the leadership of Dennis Dugan of Triple D Dairy in Casa Grande, Arizona the Pinal 40 has been established to become the successor of the Dugans’ St. Patrick’s Day Foundation.  The Pinal 40 is a fraternity of community members from Pinal County, united in the common purpose of promoting and developing youth with an emphasis on farming and agriculture. But, this is only the beginning. In 2015, The Pinal 40 will host the Arizona AG Experience, a three day event to celebrate dairies, farming and agriculture in Pinal County.



What's Hot in 2015What's Hot in 2015. Photo courtesy of AP Food Ingredient Marketing.

Need some inspiration? What's hot in 2015? Take a peek at a few of our favorite resources and find what the hottest food trends will be in 2015! The comprehensive National Restaurant Association's 2015 Culinary Forecast, Anderson Partners Food Ingredient Marketing, and Ketchum Food B2B.




Hahn's Cream Cheese Available at WalmartHahn's Cream Cheese Available at Walmart

Hahn's Cultured Cream Cheese is made from the freshest cream and milk available, this smooth and creamy product is perfect for baking, cooking, and spreading on bagels or crackers. Awarded a First Place medal during the 2009 American Cheese Society Championships. Available in 8oz. Bars, and 6oz. Tubs.  Available at Walmart!







Franklin Foods Announces the Opening of its Arizona Cream Cheese Plant

New expanded distribution will help meet growing consumer demand for Greek Cream Cheese and company's award-winning Cream Cheese products in the Western US and AsiaFranklin Foods West Manufacturing Facility, Casa Grande, Arizona

Franklin Foods, the world's fastest growing cream cheese company, annouced today the opening of the Franklin Foods West manufacturing facility. Located in Casa Grande, Arizona, the new facility greatly expands manufacturing capacity for Franklin's rapidly growing Food Service, Industrial, Retail Private Label and International business. The new production capacity will also be used to meet growing consumer demand for Franklin's successful launch of the industry's first Greek Cream Cheese that is now being sold in over 10,000 stores, including nationwide at Walmart.  Click here for entire press release.

Vermont Gas Now Serving Enosburg and Franklin Foods with Natural Gas

600 residential & business customers to save $1.5 million per year, reduce GHG emissions by 1,900 pounds per yearVermont Gas Ground-Breaking at Franklin Foods
Vermont Gas has announced that it is now serving Franklin Foods with natural gas. Vermont Gas is adding 14 miles of natural gas distribution pipeline that will provide a more affordable, cleaner and safe energy option fo 490 residential and 110 commercial customers in the Village of Enosburg.  



Tenth U.S. Patent Issued to Franklin Foods for Yogurt Cheese ProductsPatent Image

Franklin Foods, Inc. has been issued its tenth patent from the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) for Yogurt Cheese Products. Patent number 8,518,463 has been issued to inventors Jon Gutknecht and John Ovitt. The timeliness of the tenth patent approval for Cream 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 Receives Highest Level of Safe Quality Food Certification (SQF)SQF

Frankln Foods' Vermont and Arizona Manufacturing Facilities Achieve SQF 2000 Level 3

Franklin Foods, the world's fastest growing cream cheese company, announced today it has received the highest level of certification by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQF) for both its Casa Grande, Arizona and Enosburg Falls, Vermont facilities. Read Press Release.






“Apparently, cream cheese and Greek yogurt have been having an affair, because I have found their love child.

Green Mountain Farms Cream Cheese & Greek Yogurt blend delivers to us a heavenly blend that tastes decadent, but without the guilt!...I promise you won’t regret it. It’s low cal, low carb, and delivers a boost of protein as well.”

- I'd Rather Be Eating Blog

“The cheescake has a more creamy and rich flavor than traditional cakes made with regular cream cheese, most likely due to the Green Mountain Farms Greek Cream Cheese.”

- Linsey Kernel Walmart Moms Blogger

“The kids have been enjoying it (Greek Cream Cheese) on bagels and toast. I've been decadent and tossed a couple of chunks into my morning omelet (mmm)...basicaly we've been enjoying the heck out of it!”

- Jenn Fowler Walmart Moms Blogger

“We especially loved adding (to the Fluff recipe) this new Greek Cream Cheese from Green Mountain Farms...I agree it was very rich and truly tasted delicious...this would be awesome served up on a bagel for lunch or breakfast for sure!”

- Colleen Padilla via Walmart Moms Blogger

“My absolute favorite healthy breakfast with greek yogurt cream cheese :) such a great alternative from butter, regular cream cheese and frostings. seriously, delicious and good for you”

- Demi via Pinterest

“Oh, and the moment when I spotted Greek Cream Cheese in my grocery store? Another legit top 10 moment of the week...I'm a much bigger fan of the flavor than I am of regular cream cheese. And it's a bit healthier too.”

- We Are Not Martha Food Bloggers

“Guys...this product is just what the home cook needed. The whole "low-fat" cream cheese which we all know, is not as tangy or smooth as the full fat version. Greek Cream Cheese is dare I say...better than any brand of full fat cream cheese out there today.”

- Chef Nick Peters via Foodgasm Blog

“We need your product here in Australia.”

- Rebecca'h via Facebook

“I LOVE this product!”

- Karen via Facebook

“Love it, love it LOVE IT!!!!!!!”

- Marie via Facebook

“Greek Cream Cheese, this stuff is delish!”

- Becky via Facebook

“Oh no! Last bit of #greekcreamheese”

- Theonlydelmy via Twitter

“My small whole wheat bagel was GREAT today, thanks to you. This newbie loves you!”

- Jeanette via Twitter

“My new favorite snack!! Celery with Greek Cream Cheese! Yummy.”

- Jodylynnfitness via Twitter

“Greek Cream Cheese...Didn't know I could love cream cheese anymore that I already did”

- Julia via Twitter

“We all love Greek yogurt but Greek Cream Cheese just raises the flavor bar! Yum-O”

- Must Be The Milk

“Oh my goodness...Greek yogurt cream cheese where have you been all my life?”

- Sarah via Twitter

“Just tried for the first time and totally loved it! Great flavor. Let me be your spokes-model! Haha”

- Kaytee via Twitter

“Think I found a healthier alternative to cream cheese...Greek Cream Cheese :)”

- The Versatile One via Twitter

“Greek Cream Cheese. Your product is one of the reasons I've been able to lose 63lbs.! So delicous, so healthy!”

- Mama Cougar via Twitter

“Just tried the Green Mountain Farms Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese. It was awesome. Thanks for making a healthier cream cheese that doesn't taste yucky! Shared it on my page.”

- Jaime via Facebook

“I would literally give my first born to it. Literally the best creation ever”

- Sarah via Facebook

“Greek is trending in my kitchen. I've just replaced my beloved Philly Cream Cheese b/c this is undeniably better.”

- Chick_Wrestler via Twitter

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Franklin Foods Announces Internship Program

Franklin Foods Announces Internship Program to Help Grow and Mentor the Next Generation of Dairy Leaders

July 4th Cookout Tip

July 4th Cookout Tip

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‘Tis the season of sun rays, pool play, and frozen snacks!

Whether or not you share my love for frozen pops of deliciousness, the recipe I will be sharing today is a healthy and tasty alternative to the artificially flavored and sugar filled frozen pops of our childhoods. I call them Raspberry Greeksicles!

Greek Cream Cheese Sampling with Jack Tusa

Greek Cream Cheese sampling at The Fresh Market!

Franklin Foods' intern Kelly Arcand hits the road in the California desert!

Read how Kelly is spreading the word on Greek Cream Cheese in the desert.

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