Friday, August 10, 2012

Diversified Dairy Operations - Almonds to the Rescue

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Almond milk is flavorful, nutritious, and versatile.
An open letter to dairy farmers struggling to make ends meet in the face of drought, high corn, soy, and hay prices, competition over water rights, and increasing urbanization.

It is time for a positive message from the animal rights and welfare movement to dairy farmers. This will bring in additional income, lower costs, and enable sustainable expansion.

Bring in almonds to compete head-to-head with the cows.
  • They don't require semen collection.
  • They don't need to be pregnant.
  • They don't require extensive breeding programs.
  • They don't need to be milked, and don't get mastitis.
  • They don't urinate.
  • Nobody has to clean up their manure.
  • They can handle temperatures from 32 degrees to 100 degrees easily, without heating or cooling.
  • They don't take up much room.
  • You don't have to feed them.
  • They don't need water every day.
  • They don't have to be shipped back and forth alive!
  • They don't have to be slaughtered.
  • The processing equipment is less expensive.
  • The excess fat does not need to be removed from the milk.
  • Their milk is equally flavorful, nutritious, and versatile.
Give almonds a chance.
Lower your costs. Expand. Diversify.
Welcome more customers who don't consume dairy.

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