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Butter & Milkfat

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Butter's simple goodness has passed the test of time and emerged as a favorite for those with a love for flavor and functionality. Butter was once made by hand in small churns, but today U.S. creameries are highly controlled and sophisticated operations emphasizing quality and consistency. 

With a steady milk supply 365 days a year, the United States is well-positioned to meet ever-increasing global demand for dairy fats. U.S. manufacturers provide a variety of different butter and milkfat products processed under strict guidelines to meet stringent demand of global customers. U.S. manufacturers, from East Coast to West Coast, are focused on customer needs and are ready and eager to partner with customers around the world. 

Why US Butter & Milkfat

Why U.S. Butter & Milkfat

The irresistibly sweet taste and creamy texture of "Made in USA" butter provides global customers with a quality-driven product that enhances flavor in a multitude of applications. Continue on to discover why international customers are excited about the positive qualities of U.S. butter.


Explore the different butter and milkfat products that can function as bakery fats, confectionery fats, frying oils and other liquid shortenings.

Using Butter & Milkfat

Discover the various applications and benefits of using U.S. butter and milkfat to develop delicious food products or enhance your menu.

Functional Properties

Learn how to optimize the functional performance of butter to elevate the taste and texture of product formulations and recipes.                                

Health & Nutrition

Stay current on the latest science on how the saturated and unsaturated fat makeup of milkfat can be a part of a healthful diet.

Resources & Insights

A collection of downloadable and printable publications and materials is available to global customers who wish to further their knowledge and understanding of U.S. cheeses, their nutritional benefits and applications. Check out these valuable resources!

US Butter Opportunities

U.S. Butter Opportunities

Learn about the U.S. butter and milkfat industry and range of product offerings.

Butter Spec Sheet

Tech Report: Milkfat and Related Ingredients

Technical report that explores the nutritional aspects of milkfat.

Where butter comes from

Where Butter Comes From

Watch the video Where Butter Comes From, highlighting how REAL® Butter is made.

Formulas & Recipes

Whether you are a food and beverage manufacturer or a foodservice operator, U.S. butter and milkfat can add the difference to your formulas or recipes. Hundreds of innovative ideas are at your fingertips.

Taro and Caramel High Protein Dessert

Taro and Caramel High Protein Dessert

Combining the creamy and nutritious blend of taro and caramel, enjoy this high protein dessert that also serves as a meal replacement.


Parbaked Pizza Crust

Parbaked Pizza Crust

Perfect for busy kitchens that take pride in serving delicious pizza on a flavorful crust. Ready to sauce and top with your preferred toppings for a hearty pizza treat.


Pandan Sesame Cookies

Pandan Sesame Cookies

Enjoy these fragrant and crispy pandan sesame cookies that will make a lovely accompaniment to your afternoon tea.


Common Questions

Have questions about U.S. butter and milkfat? Find answers under our Common Questions page.                                                            

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