A number of mid-sized dairy processors are gaining a toe-hold in the incredibly competitive business of marketing milk. And they’re doing it the old-fashioned way — hard work and persistence based on a good product.

According to the Washington Post, “Snowville Creamery’s solution is to create a premium milk that it controls from cow to carton. The creamery isn't profitable yet. But it is growing fast. The 28-month-old company bottles 9,000 gallons of milk each week. The products are available in eight Whole Foods Market stores in the Washington area. Other mid-size producers are taking a similar tack, cutting out middlemen and setting prices that keep the business afloat.”

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Source: Washington Post