Horizon Organic Dairy
Posted on Thursday, October 4th, 2012 at 2:06 pm
Horizon Organic has been around for nearly 20 years. Their goal is to bring you the very best organic dairy products that they can. Horizon might be best known for their Horizon Organic milk. It is fortified with plant based DHA that is made without the use of hexine. Their milk has no added antibiotics, no added growth hormones, no pesticides and is GMO free. Horizon makes whole milk, lowfat milk, reduced fat milk, and fat-free milk. They even make a lactose free milk! Their yogurt, cheese, cream, and butter are made with their organic milk. Organic eggs from Horizon come from hens that are fed a 100% organic, vegetarian, diet. The hens enjoy access to the outdoors. The eggs have DHA Omega-3. In addition to these products, Horizon also makes cottage cheese, cream cheese, and sour cream. You cannot buy Horizon Organic products from their website, so the price could vary depending on which store you purchase them from.
Foods that are organic were grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, or ionizing radiation. Organic foods are GMO-free. DHA is one of the “healthy fats” that is the major structural fat in the brain and retina. DHA supports brain, heart, and eye heath. Foods that are lactose free are safe for people who have a lactose intolerance to consume. Omega-3 fatty acid is one of the “good fats”. It helps to prevent or control heart disease, breast cancer, diabetes, obesity, and more. Food that are vegetarian do not contain meat. Horizon uses DHA that is plant based, (instead of fish-based), and they do not use animal rennet in their cheeses. You can get some organic coupons if you sign up on the Horizon website. Horizon Organic is part of WhiteWave Foods, which has its headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado. You can find plenty of recipes on the Horizon Organic website that will help you to make natural, healthy, meals for your family.