Resource Type: Press Releases

Blue Ocean Barns Brominata Approved for Sale in California

Natural digestive aid for cattle is made from a red seaweed proven in trials to reduce enteric methane emissions by more than 80 Percent SAN DIEGO and KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, May 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Ocean Barns announced today that the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has authorized commercial use of the company’s […]

Straus Dairy Farm And Blue Ocean Barns Demonstrate A Dramatic Climate Change Solution In Dairy Farming

FIRST U.S. COMMERCIAL TRIAL USING RED SEAWEED (ASPARAGOPSIS TAXIFORMIS) SUCCESSFULLY REDUCES ENTERIC METHANE EMISSIONS FROM COWS, PROVING POTENTIAL FOR IMMEDIATE CLIMATE IMPACT PETALUMA, Calif., (October 27, 2021) Straus Family Creamery’s founder Albert Straus and seaweed-supplement maker Blue Ocean Barns demonstrated a dramatic climate change solution, reducing dairy cows’ enteric methane emissions an average of 52 […]

Straus Family Creamery Mooooves Into New Sonoma County Dairy Production Plant After 27 Years In West Marin

Organic dairy pioneer and sustainability leader expands production capabilities, strengthening California’s independent family farming and regional economies with climate-resilient business practices. June 8, 2021 – Petaluma, Calif. – Straus Family Creamery, the first 100 percent organic creamery in the United States, has moved its production plant from its original home of 27 years in Marshall […]

Straus Family Creamery & BMW Group Celebrate Earth Day with Advancement of Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program for Cow-Powered Climate Change Solutions

Albert Straus Mitigates Climate Change with Dairy Farming Model that Reduces Methane Emissions and Generates Income for Dairy Farmers April 21, 2021 – Petaluma, Calif. – Straus Family Creamery, a leader in climate-positive organic dairy farming innovation, announces the evolution in a first-of-its-kind collaboration with BMW Group. Through California Air Resources Board’s Low Carbon Fuel […]

Straus Family Creamery Reintroduces Organic Barista® Milk Line for Culinary Professionals

Mission-Driven Straus Focuses on Sustaining Family Farms, Protecting Rural Communities and Creating Climate Change Solutions While Delivering an Exceptional Drink Experience Petaluma, Calif., April 6, 2021 – As the nation’s hospitality industry and its farm suppliers move toward pandemic recovery, Straus Family Creamery, a leader in organic dairy farming innovation and climate-positive business practices, reintroduces […]

Straus Family Creamery Reports Results of a Regional Farming and Food System that is Good for the Planet, People, and Community

New Sustainability Report Emphasizes Climate Innovation and Mission Advancement September 23, 2020 – PETALUMA, Calif. – Straus Family Creamery publishes its annual Sustainability Report to a public audience in its tenth year of reporting through the Sustainable Food Trade Association. Straus’ goal is to inspire other businesses in farming and food production to replicate environmental […]

A Message For Our Community From Founder Albert Straus

Everyone has been deeply affected by this crisis. My thoughts are with you and the people closest to you. Our local communities, the family farmers who supply organic milk to us, our hard-working employees, and our customers are on my mind. As this situation evolves, Straus Family Creamery continues to fulfill the food needs of […]

Albert Straus & BMW Group Collaborate to Make Renewable Energy & Create New Revenue Opportunities for California Farmers

Cow-Powered Electric Cars Accelerate Climate-Positive Transportation with Low-Carbon Fuel Standards Program November 20, 2019 – PETALUMA, Calif., Straus Family Creamery, a leader in organic farming and sustainable dairy innovation, announces a collaboration between its Founder and CEO Albert Straus’ organic dairy farm and BMW Group. Together, they’re making low carbon charging available for BMW’s electric […]

Straus Family Creamery Facilities Receive True® Zero Waste Certification By Green Business Certification Inc ™

The Creamery Becomes the World’s First Gold Level TRUE® Zero Waste Certified Dairy Manufacturing Facility November 12, 2019 – PETALUMA, Calif., Straus Family Creamery, the first 100 percent certified organic creamery in the United States, announces that its creamery in Marshall and its offices and warehouse in Petaluma were awarded TRUE® (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) […]

Straus Family Creamery Celebrates Three New Farms From Rural West Marin

25-year Organic Dairy Pioneer Welcomes Young Farmers with Multi-Generational Family Farming History to Help Strengthen Rural Communities September 19, 2019 – Petaluma, Calif. – Organic dairy pioneer Straus Family Creamery is proud to welcome three new rural West Marin farms as independent organic milk suppliers to the Straus brand, recognized for 25 years for award-winning […]

The Gourmandise School & Straus Family Creamery Form A Culinary Partnership

Both Committed to Sustainable Organic Farming, Education and Supporting a Local Food System May 14, 2019 – Santa Monica, Calif. –  The Gourmandise School of Sweets & Savories, touted as one of the Best Cooking Schools in Los Angeles, and pioneering organic dairy brand, Straus Family Creamery, announce a partnership in which The Gourmandise School will use Straus’ minimally […]

Straus Family Creamery Debuts Three New Organic Ice Cream Flavors

Straus celebrates its 25th anniversary in sustainable organic dairy production with new ice cream flavors featuring premium organic milk and cream made with high-quality ingredients March 6, 2019 – Anaheim, Calif. – Straus Family Creamery, a pioneer in sustainable organic dairy farming practices, introduces three new flavors for ice cream aficionados who care about the […]

Pioneering Straus Family Creamery Celebrates 25 Years of Commitment to the Planet, Farmers, and Food

2019 will honor Straus’ business and environmental leadership in organic farming, climate resilience, sustainability, and premium organic dairy products February 7, 2019 – Petaluma, Calif. – Straus Family Creamery, a leader in organic farming and sustainable dairy innovation, announces a year-long celebration of the company’s 25th anniversary to highlight its significant impact in the organic […]

Carbon Farming for Pasture-to-Product Climate Solutions

Pioneering organic dairy leader Albert Straus shares carbon farming & soil quality improvement practices during Global Climate Action Summit week September 10, 2018 – Petaluma, Calif. – Albert Straus, founder and CEO of Straus Family Creamery, a pioneering leader in sustainable organic dairy farming practices, will demonstrate how carbon farming and climate-positive agricultural practices can […]

Straus Family Creamery Unveils Organic Extra Rich Barista®Milk for Culinary Professionals

The first-of-its-kind product with higher fat content delivers a creamy, indulgent organic milk experience from pasture-fed dairy cows Petaluma, Calif., July 25, 2018 – Straus Family Creamery introduces its Organic Extra Rich Barista® Milk for specialty coffee and tea industry professionals who care as much about the origin of their dairy as they do their […]

International Sustainability Award Honors Straus Family Creamery’S Pioneering Leadership

Organic Dairy Innovator Selected as Sustainability Pioneer at Ecovia Intelligence’s 2018 Sustainable Food Awards Petaluma, Calif., June 11, 2018 – Straus Family Creamery, a trailblazer in the organic foods movement, has been honored with Ecovia Intelligence’s inaugural Sustainable Food Award in the Sustainability Pioneer category. The news was announced at the Sustainable Foods Summit in […]

Sustainability Programs Signal Pioneering Organic Company’s Continued Innovation

California organic dairy farming leader renews the fight against climate change, doubles down on conservation Petaluma, Calif., April 21, 2018 – Straus Family Creamery, an organic farming and business trailblazer, announces several ongoing sustainability initiatives leading up to Earth Day. Continuing its place as a leader in the organic products industry’s climate movement, Straus Family […]

Straus Family Creamery Recognized for Sustainable Organic Farming Practices, Products, and Mission-Focused Vision

New Hope NEXTY Finalist: 32-ounce Organic Chocolate Milk in Reusable Glass Bottles & Climate Collaborative Influencer Award: Founder/CEO Albert Straus Anaheim, Calif., March 8, 2018 – Straus Family Creamery is recognized for leadership in the creation of great- tasting organic dairy products, mission-driven initiatives, and influence in innovative, sustainable organic farming practices at the 38th […]

Next to Knowing Your Farmer, the Organic Label is the Best Way to Trust Your Food

Single-Trait Label Claims Create Consumer Confusion and Misunderstanding of Organics  Petaluma, Calif., December 11, 2017 –  A new study from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) examines the flaws in single-trait label claims, noting that no single label meets the comprehensive requirements of the organic label, while lack of clarity around labels such as ‘natural’ and […]

Straus Family Creamery Introduces New Organic Chocolate Milk

Delivers High-Quality Taste with Less Sugar Made with organic whole milk from pasture-fed dairy cows and Fair Trade Certified™ organic cocoa powder Petaluma, Calif., August 24, 2017 – Straus Family Creamery, the first 100 percent certified organic creamery in the country, introduces its new organic chocolate milk – a rich, creamy, and classic beverage. This new […]

California Organic Dairy Farmer Out-Innovates Tesla with First Full-Scale Electric Truck

Straus Family Creamery’s Albert Straus fights climate change and promotes sustainable practices with methane-powered farm truck Petaluma, Calif., July 26, 2017 -Tesla, mooo-ve over: California dairy farmer Albert Straus, a pioneer in organic dairy and sustainable agriculture, announces the launch of the first full-scale electric truck—powered by cow poop. This new full-scale-electric feed truck is the […]

Straus Family Creamery Introduces Two New Organic Greek Yogurts

Whole Milk Vanilla and Lowfat Plain Available in 32-Ounce Sizes  Petaluma, Calif., March 11, 2017 – Straus Family Creamery, the first certified organic creamery in the United States, introduces two new organic Greek yogurts – Whole Milk Vanilla and Lowfat Plain – at the 37th annual Natural Products Expo West and Engredea, the world’s largest natural, […]