Archive for the ‘Green Mountain Farms Gourmet Dips and Spreads’ Category

3rd Annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival Is Fast Approaching

June 29th, 2011 (franklin)

Vermont Cheesemakers FestivalCelebrate the best of Vermont at the 3rd Annual Vermont Cheesemakers’ Festival is fast approaching and with over 40 cheesemakers, 20 wineries and brewers, 15 artisan food producers, 3 tasting seminars, live cooking shows and demos, and 100 cheeses to sample and purchase this is a can’t miss event.  Sunday, July 24, 2011 at the Coach Barn of Shelburne Farms.

Congratulations to Jason’s Deli on Being Named “Best Restaurant in America” by Parents Magazine

March 11th, 2011 (franklin)

Parents Magazine has named Jason’s Deli the “Best Restaurant in America” in their March issue.

1. Jason’s Deli

225 locations in 28 states, mostly in the Mid-Atlantic, South, and Southeast

You’ll be thrilled with the ingredients. This inexpensive, family-friendly spot serves up organic produce, nitrate-free lunch meat, and whole-grain bread on both its kids’ and adult menus. Last year, it became the only restaurant chain in the country to ban high-fructose corn syrup and artificial colors in all its food. “With the food dyes out of our mac ‘n’ cheese, for instance, it’s no longer bright orange, but our taste tests show kids prefer the new version,” says Pat Herring, director of research and development.

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Great Deal on Green Mountain Farms Dips at Publix Super Market Stores

February 23rd, 2011 (franklin)

Great deal on Green Mountain Farms Tzatziki Dips. Advantage Buy 2/$5.00 from 2/24 – 3/2 at 375 Publix Super Market stores in Florida – Lakeland Division stores include (not inclusive) Tampa, Fort Myers, Kissimmee, Sarasota, Lakeland, Naples, St. Petersburg, etc. Advantage Buy will scan at register no coupon necessary. Visit to search for stores in Lakeland Division.

Franklin Foods Awarded Business of the Year for 2010

November 22nd, 2010 (franklin)

Franklin Foods would like to thank the Franklin County Industrial Development Corporation for awarding us Vermont’s “Franklin County Business of the Year” for 2010. Being acknowledged for our company commitment to our employees, community and manufacturing facility investments in New England’s largest milk shed and dairy county is a tremendous honor.  Also, a special thanks to the entire Franklin Foods team!

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Dairy Foods Magazine Author Sharon Gerdes Discusses Yogurts Growing Popularity as an Ingredient

July 16th, 2010 (franklin)

Timely article in Dairy Foods Magazine by Sharon Gerdes on the growing use of yogurt as an ingredient across multiple food categories.  Sharon includes Franklin Foods Green Mountain Farms Savory Yogurt Dips as a nutritious option to oil-based formulations. Read the full article at the Dairy

Congratulations to Team Franklin Foods!

November 12th, 2009 (franklin)

Great news to share.  Team Franklin Foods has received the highest level rating by the Safe Quality Food Institute for both food safety and food quality. The entire team production team deserves a big congratulations. Next stop, the Private Label Manufacturers Trade Show in Chicago.  Check back for blog updates from the show!

Savory Halloween Party Snack Recipe for the “Big Kids”

October 30th, 2009 (franklin)

How about a little something savory for the “big kids” at your upcoming Halloween Party?

Our Green Mountain Farms Smoked Salmon Bites are the perfect easy-to-eat treat and best of all they are simple to make.  Find a retailer near you and pickup a few containers of our award-winning spread.  Remember the spread has 63% less fat and 38% less calories than regular spreadable cheese so your snacks will be both delicious and better-for-you.

Green Mountain Farms Smoked Salmon Bites with Garlic & Herb Spreadable Cheese 

 Serves 6-8

  • 1 loaf small cocktail pumpernickel bread

  • 1# smoked salmon

  • 1 8 oz. container of Green Mountain Farms Garlic & Herb Spreadable Cheese

  • Dill for garnish

Spread 1 teaspoon of Green Mountain Farms Garlic & Herb Spread on each slice of bread and top with smoked salmon and garnish with dill sprigs. 

Green Mountain Farms Salmon Bites Appetizer
Green Mountain Farms Salmon Bites Appetizer

2009 Best New Product Award for Green Mountain Farms

October 20th, 2009 (franklin)

Great news to share!

Our new Green Mountain Farms Tzatziki Savory Yogurt Dips will be featured in the November issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods Retailer magazine as one of the Best New Products of 2009!  This award is particulary special because it was judged by three experts from leading food publications on how it meets consumer trends.  More to come later when the article is published. Check back! 

Better yet visit our Retailers Page and pick-up a few cups to enjoy with family and friends.  If you can’t find Green Mountain Farms in  a store near you please fill-out our Petition a Retailers form to help us expand our distribution.

Thank you.

“Cream Cheese Season” has officially arrived

September 25th, 2009 (franklin)

Well, “Cream Cheese Season” has officially arrived.  That’s what we call the months of September – January around here.  Just when the weather starts to change, kids are back in the swing of it at school, and the holidays appear right around the corner. Did I just say holidays? Only 62 days until Thanksgiving!

Make it easy on yourselves and leave the holiday snacking and appetizers to us.  Our new Green Mountain Farms Gourmet Dips and Spreads are hitting the shelves in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.   Checkout our Green Mountain Farms recipe page for a few delicious ideas.