The Farmer’s Cow Introduces Fresh Connecticut Chocolate Milk

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Rich in chocolate flavor and low in fat, it's creamy local goodness that is nutritious, delicious and ready to pour. Recent studies have found that chocolate milk offers significant health benefits as an after sports beverage.

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New Connecticut Chocolate Milk from The Farmer's Cow

Every product from The Farmer’s Cow to be just right. We’re pleased to offer our chocolate milk knowing it’s a delicious blend of wholesome fresh, local milk and cocoa that has a great chocolate flavor.

Connecticut folks can satisfy their craving for chocolate milk while supporting local agriculture with The Farmer’s Cow new Chocolate Milk. Made with fresh Connecticut 1% Lowfat milk and natural ingredients, it is wholesome and 100% delicious.

The Farmer’s Cow Chocolate Milk starts with “the first milk of day” that is combined with rich natural cocoa and granulated sugar. It maintains all the nutritional goodness of milk with calcium, iron, vitamin D and 8 grams of protein per serving. And because it comes from The Farmer’s Cow, there are no artificial growth hormones (rBST) and no high fructose corn sweetener or artificial ingredients.

The Farmer’s Cow Chocolate Milk can be found at Big Y stores throughout the state, select Whole Foods markets and many independent grocers, farm stands, and also The Farmer’s Cow Calfé & Creamery in Mansfield, Conn.

Families can feel good about drinking The Farmer’s Cow low-fat chocolate milk. Recent studies have found that chocolate milk offers significant health benefits as an after sports beverage. The unique combination of proteins and carbohydrates found in chocolate milk helps replenish and build muscles after exercise. Experts including William Lunn, PhD, an exercise scientist at the University of Connecticut, have found that drinking chocolate milk after strenuous workouts is better for muscle recovery than sweetened sports drinks (source: Lunn, William Robert, "Chocolate milk as a recovery beverage following endurance exercise: Impact on human skeletal muscle protein kinetics, intracellular signaling proteins, and proteins of the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway" (2010). Doctoral Dissertations. Paper AAI3420193.
http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/dissertations/AAI3420193)

Ready to pour right from the carton, The Farmer’s Cow Chocolate Milk is a great addition to every refrigerator. Kids can enjoy an energy boost without messy cocoa powders or syrups. It can also be heated into a delicious and nutritious cup of cocoa, perfect for cool fall days and cold winter nights.

This summer, The Farmer’s Cow sampled its new Chocolate Milk at farmers markets and events around the state with customers giving it an energetic "thumbs up". It is now a standard flavor on tap in the milk bar at The Farmer’s Cow Calfé & Creamery.

“We want every product from The Farmer’s Cow to be just right. We’re pleased to offer our chocolate milk knowing it’s a delicious blend of wholesome fresh, local milk and cocoa that has a great chocolate flavor,” says Robin Chesmer, Managing Member of The Farmer’s Cow. “We think our customers will love it. All we ask is that after you try our chocolate milk, please don’t call our other milks ‘plain’, ‘cause there’s nothing plain about The Farmer’s Cow!”

The Farmer’s Cow farms are all family-owned dairy farms that take great pride in what they do and share a common commitment to sustainable agriculture. When consumers buy The Farmer’s Cow milk and locally produced products, they are supporting local farmers who work the land through the seasons and are helping to maintain Connecticut’s unique rural New England flavor.

For more information about The Farmer’s Cow fresh Connecticut milk and other products visit http://www.TheFarmersCow.com, call (866) 355‐COWS, or email farmers(at)thefarmerscow(dot)com.

About The Farmer’s Cow

The Farmer’s Cow is a group of six Connecticut dairy farms that produces fresh, local milk, half & half, heavy cream and ice cream for Southern New England. The Farmer’s Cow dairy products are pasteurized the “traditional way” and are never ultra‐pasteurized. The members of The Farmer’s Cow do not use Artificial Growth Hormones (rBST) on any of their cows. They also sell Connecticut‐sourced, all‐natural eggs, apple cider, seasonal beverages and coffee. The Farmer’s Cow’s mission is to promote Connecticut agriculture and show that “Local is Fresh!”

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