Greek Cream Cheese Best Foods for Runners

Runner’s World Magazine

Best Foods for Runners – Breakfast Category

Breakfast is really the most important meal of the day. Make sure the first meal of your day has protein, fat, and carbs to give you energy, keep you feeling full, and ramp up your metabolism.

The foods here, like all of our Best Packaged Foods for Runner’s, were selected with the help from our panel of experts: Alissa Rumsey, M.S., R.D., spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Kelly Pritchett, Ph.D., R.D., sports nutrition professor at Central Washington University; Emily Edison, M.S., R.D.; and Marni Sumbal, M.S., R.D

Hahn's Voted #1!

Franklin Foods Wins Gold at
American Cheese Society Competition

Hahn’s Cream Cheese Brand Voted #1 Cream Cheese in North America

Delray Beach, FL  – Franklin Foods Holdings, Inc., the world’s fastest growing cream cheese company, announced today that it was awarded First Place at the 2015 American Cheese Society Competition held in Providence, Rhode Island.

Franklin Foods “Hahn’s Cream Cheese was awarded 1st Place in the category “Fresh Unripened Cheeses – Mascarpone and Cream Cheese Made from Cow’s Milk.’ Other brands recognized in the category include Arthur Schuman, who took 2nd place for its Cello Rich and Cream Mascarpone and Lactalis American Group, who also took 2nd for its Mascarpone. Alouette Cheese USA was awarded 3rd Place for it California Cow Cream Cheese.

“It’s truly an honor to take first place in this prestigious industry award from the American Cheese Society Competition,” said Jon Gutknecht CEO of Franklin Foods. “This is a testament to our commitment  to dairy innovation and to delivering the highest quality cream cheese available. We could not have done this without the support of our team and the partnerships we have with dairy farms in Vermont and Arizona.”

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Expanded Natural Gas Service

Expanded Natural Gas Service:
Good for Regional Economy in Enosburg

Enosburg Falls, Vt. – Vermont Gas today announced that after more than a year of natural gas service in Enosburg, customers are saving significantly and emissions have been reduced.

The community has reduced carbon emissions by an estimated 1,216 tons in the same period, equivalent to the entire annual energy use of 111 Vermont homes.

“We were very happy to play a role in bringing this cleaner, more affordable fuel choice to our region,’ said Jon Gutknecht, president and CEO of Franklin Foods. “Converting to natural gas has helped to strengthen our local company, is helping us to be more competitive in the global marketplace and making a substantial contribution to our environmental goals.”


Franklin Foods Team

Franklin Foods Featured in Dairy Foods Magazine

Franklin Foods wants to make cream cheese new again
By Sarah Kennedy

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.

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Men's Fitness Magazine Article

Men’s Fitness

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 the September issue of Men’s Fitness Magazine,
and gives Greek Cream Cheese a thumbs up.


Fitness Magazine Press Hit

Fitness Magazine

Batter Up!
“Pass the syrup” and “protein packed” can coexist. These carbtastic new breakfast foods have two or more times as much hunger-busting protein as their conventional counterparts. FlapJacked Protein Pancake Mix, Green Mountain Farms Greek Cream Cheese, and Nature Valley Cranberry Almond Protein Crunchy Granola.



The Good Life Magazine

Dr. Oz – The Good Life Magazine

It’s All GREEK (yogurt, that is)

Greek Life – The popular yogurt stars in a variety of new products.

Green Mountain Farms Greek Cream Cheese, Plum Fruit Squeezers, Richland Greek Yogurt Bars, and Ben & Jerry’s Greek Frozen Yogurt.


Family Circle Press Hit

Lisa Ragone, RD,
Food Director for Family Circle Magazine


These days yogurt comes in so many different varieties that you can it eat at every meal.
Sample a few delicious new ways to get your calcium.

Spread Green Mountain Farms Greek Cream Cheese on your toast for more protein and half the fat of traditional cream cheese.


Casa Grande facilities

It’s Greek to CG: yogurt, cream cheese plants nearly set

Area cows will supply the anticipated huge demand for milk at two new Casa Grande facilities
By BILL COATES, Valley Life Editor

The Commonwealth-Ehrmann dairy partnership makes Greek yogurt on a big scale. Franklin Foods makes Greek cream cheese. Making yogurt calls for milk. Making cream cheese calls for milk and cream. And that calls for cows, lots of cows.

The Casa Grande Valley has them, said Dennis Dugan, a Casa Grande dairyman and a board member of the United Dairymen of Arizona. “There’s about 90,000 milk cows within 30 miles of Casa Grande and that’s one reason they came here,” Dugan said.

They being Commonwealth Dairy and Franklin Foods. They both selected Casa Grande for new dairy-product plants. Nearly ready for business, the plants bookend The Property Conference Center on West Gila Bend Highway, also known as Arizona 84.