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Five Acre Farms Launches Chocolate Milk at Summer Fancy Food Show



New York, NY
Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Five Acre Farms, the local food company that brings the Northeast region’s best milk and other dairy items to grocery stores, restaurants, and food shops, will debut its chocolate milk at the Summer Fancy Food Show taking place from Saturday, June 30 through Monday, July 2, 2018, in New York City.

Five Acre Farms chocolate milk is made with the company’s signature local whole milk, premium cocoa, pure vanilla, and sugar. It is never ultra-pasteurized and contains no high fructose corn syrup. The company will offer its chocolate milk in a 12 oz. size and half gallons for retail and five-gallon bags for food service. Direct buying information can be obtained from Justin Desiderio, Director of Sales for Five Acre Farms (jd@fiveacrefarms.com).

Dan Horan, CEO, Five Acre FarmsDan Horan, CEO of Five Acre Farms, said, “What’s not to love about chocolate milk? Our customers have been asking us for chocolate milk for some time now, and we’re excited to give them a standout featuring the super creamy whole milk that is our company’s hallmark.

“Fresh, nutritious and delicious, our local whole milk is the basis for all Five Acre Farms dairy items. Whether you crave yogurt, kefir, buttermilk or now chocolate milk, you’ll love just how delicious dairy can be when you start with great local milk and keep it simple. Kids cheer for chocolate milk as a treat anytime, athletes rely on it as a way to recharge after a workout, and everyone will love the great taste.”

Founded in 2010, Five Acre Farms is a mission-driven company that keeps farmers farming and brings the best local food to more people. Its products, sourced and produced within 275 miles, are sold in more than 400 retail stores, restaurants, and food shops throughout the Northeast. The company currently sells milk, half & half, heavy cream, buttermilk, kefir, Greek and regular yogurt, cage free eggs, and seasonal apple cider.

Five Acre Farms Local Chocolate Milk

Each Five Acre Farms package specifies the farm where that batch of the product was made. The company’s business helps to create jobs and promote the local economy, expand access to local food, safeguard the environment, preserve farmland, protect groundwater, and foster proper animal treatment. It calls this being “Positively Local.”

Five Acre Farms Local Kefir was honored with sofi Awards at the Summer Fancy Food Show two years running. The company’s Local Honey Kefir won the Gold prize in 2017, and its Local Maple Kefir was a sofi Award finalist in 2016.




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