Lancaster County's Kreider Farms Gives A New Look To Batch-Churned Ice Cream
Locally made and additive-free – the perfect treat for hot summer days
“By producing in small batches that are hand-processed, we are able to create an ultra-creamy, thicker ice cream,” said Ron Kreider, president and CEO, and third-generation family leader of Kreider Farms. “Our ice cream preserves that old-fashioned, homemade taste and we invite people to taste the difference.”
Kreider Farms’ ice cream comes in 22 flavors and seven seasonal flavors, as well as several low-fat yogurt, no sugar added and sherbet varieties. In addition to the classic flavors, there are unique varieties such as Butter Brickle, Caramel Chocolate Truffle, and
Kreider Farms’ ice cream operation is a success story for sustainable farming. The Farm grows its own feed, produces processes and bottles all of its own milk and ice cream within a one-mile radius, saving vast quantities of diesel fuel. Kreider’s cows are not given rBST hormone supplement injections and are milked using a high-tech “milking merry-go-round” system that saves substantial amounts of labor. The milk is quick chilled to 33 degrees Fahrenheit in just eight minutes, locking in quality and freshness.
Founded in 1935, Kreider Farms is one of
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