Nature’s Touch (Kwik Trip)

Rating
Farm/Brand HeadquartersLa Crosse, WI
ProductsFluid milk
Websitewww.kwiktrip.com
Market AreaWI
Total Score1045

Kwik Trip’s organic milk brand did not participate in Cornucopia’s organic dairy survey. They own their own milk processing plant in La Crosse, Wisconsin. We have been able to verify that their milk is coming from a respected cooperative source.

CriteriaPointsComment
TOTAL (possible score is 1600 plus extra credit)1045
3-Cow Rating | Unverified
Ownership structure60Corporation
Milk Supply90Milk supplied by cooperative farmers
Organic Production85Has both organic and conventional products; organic farms do not have split operations
Disclosure of Information for Verification0Did not participate; no transparency
Organic Certification100Supplier certified by Midwest Organic Services Association (MOSA)
Other Labels/Standards0None
Grass-fed40Meets minimum USDA percent intake requirements
Soy Free Ration?No
Pasture75Supplier has good pasture compliance
Times Milked90Two times a day (standard protocol on legitimate organic dairies)
Cull/death Rate0No answer
Replacements100Closed herds
Calves75Removed shortly after birth (standard practice)
Antibiotic Use100No antibiotic use
Hormone Usage60A portion of milk supplied may use hormones therapeutically
Farm Support80Supplier staff visits farms at least once a year
Procurement of Ingredients90High integrity outside ingredients used
Extra Credit0None