Slate River Dairy innovation recognized with award
Slate River Dairy was recognized as an Excellence in Agriculture, Honourable Mention Award recipient for its modified European butter churn that can churn butter and pasteurize milk at the same time. This innovation is one-of-a-kind in Canada and has reduced the amount of wasted product while increasing sales by 29 per cent from October 2017 to April 2018 and maintaining strict adherence to Canadian food safety standards.
“Our butters and buttermilk are favourites among our customers who love to cook with wholesome, top-quality dairy products,” said, Wilma Mol, co-founder of Slate River Dairy.
The Excellence in Agriculture Awards honour the contributions of hard-working and innovative people across the province who are creating new agri-food products, adding value to existing products and raising the bar for excellence by demonstrating leadership in their field that will benefit the sector or advanced technological innovation.