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Organic Milk, Cream-Top

organic wholesale milk

Straus Family Creamery's Organic Cream-Top Milk is non-homogenized, which means that, once in the bottle, the cream naturally rises to the top.


When chefs are looking for Straus Family Creamery milk in its most natural state, they choose our Cream-Top Milk. Cream-Top Milk needs to be shaken or stirred regularly in order to redistribute the cream throughout the milk. It is a wonderful choice for dairy-centered baking and fresh-cheese production.



Available in:

Organic Cream-Top Whole Milk: Gallon plastic bottles
Organic Cream-Top Nonfat Milk: Gallon plastic bottles

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Here are some product-relevant nuggets of good-to-know stuff.

What to do with the cream-top on our milk?

Always give your bottle a good shake before each use. But if you feel like a treat you can just scoop the cream on top out, use it like butter on a piece of bread or mix it in your morning Joe. More ideas »

How do I keep my milk tasting fresh?

Don’t store your milk in the door of your fridge, always store it in the back – it’s colder there. The door is the warmest place in the fridge. Also, remember to give the bottle a good shake before each and every use. Learn more about fresh milk »

What is Homogenization?

What is Homogenization?

A cow gives whole milk that has two components, nonfat milk and cream.  Left to settle, the cream will naturally rise to the top. Homogenization, a process introduced in 1932, breaks apart fat molecules under high pressure, leaving the fat suspended and evenly dispersed throughout the milk.  Homogenization does not contribute any nutritional benefit, but is a convenience for consumers, since homogenized milk does not have to be repeatedly shaken or stirred.  At Straus Family Creamery, we homogenize our Barista milk only very lightly – just enough to keep it emulsified, but not so much as to drastically change the taste or digestibility of our milk.