Behind the sustainability scenes from Farm to Fridge

We’ve all heard it, learned it and ate it. But, what does from Farm to Fridge really mean? While the catch phrase is simple, the process is anything but.

Lifweay Kefir has created an infographic (attached) to demonstrate the process and logistics that take place to keep our product good for you and good for the environment.

Here are a few of the facts included in the infographic below for your review:

<li>There has been an increase in local farms and these farms are becoming bigger fans of sustainable growing practices</li>

<li>The production of taking milk and making it into cheese, kefir, or other dairy products is becoming cleaner</li>

<li>Lifeway Foods - the country's largest maker of kefir - has offset enough energy and green power during the production process to avoide carbon emissions from burning almost 39 railcars full of coal</li>

<li>Transportation is also becoming more streamlined to allow farmers to provide products closer to them</li>

<li>Walmart has committed to buying $1 billion in food from small and medium-sized local farmers and sustainability doesn't stop at the store</li>

<li>Consumers are continuing to ask for more natural and organic foods and beverages close to home that will result in an expected 50% increase over the next five years </li>

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