Pure Indian Foods

Farm/Brand HeadquartersPrinceton Junction, NJ
ProductsButter, ghee, grassfed
Market AreaNationwide, Web Sales
Total Score1300

They write: “The world can be divided into 2 types of people: those who love ghee and those who haven’t tried a good Grass-fed Ghee. Pure Indian Foods has been helping people jump to the first group for 5-generations, since 1889. Pure Indian Foods is a family-owned business based in New Jersey that makes over 11 varieties of grassfed organic ghee products. Pure Indian Foods focuses on quality and not on quality. Thousands of customers (moms, foodies, chefs, healthcare practitioners) have put their trust in our ghee products. Give us a try. You won’t be disappointed.

Website Address: www.pureindianfoods.com

Phone: 1-877-LUV-GHEE”

TOTAL (possible score is 1600 plus extra credit) 1300
4-Cow Rating | Excellent
Ownership structure80Family owned business
Milk Supply70Milk of integrity
Organic Production100Brand only markets organic
Disclosure of Information for Verification90Good disclosure
Organic Certification100New Jersey Department of Agriculture
Other Labels/Standards0None
Grass-fed70Markets “grass fed” but is not 100%; they only use milk produced during the grazing season.
Soy Free Ration?No
Pasture80Good pasture compliance (some suppliers are in a difficult climate and still do a good job)
Times Milked90Two times a day (standard protocol on legitimate organic dairies)
Cull/death Rate75Good cull rates (some suppliers' cull rates meet American Humane audit standards0
Replacements100Suppliers have closed herds
Calves75Removed shortly after birth (standard practice)
Antibiotic Use100No antibiotics
Hormone Usage100No hormones used
Farm Support85Representatives visit regularly; owner of brand visits each farm twice a year
Procurement of Ingredients85Milk powder purchased from trusted sources
Extra Credit0None