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Miyoko’s Creamery

Ranking: 36

Industry: Food Production

Mission: An American food producer revolutionizing the dairy industry by combining proprietary technology with age-old creamery methods to craft cheese and butter from plants. Dedicated to reducing the world’s consumption of animal products by making a Phenomenally Vegan lifestyle accessible to everyone. Crafting organic foods with artistry, integrity, and ethics.

What quote best exemplifies your company?

“Miyoko’s Creamery is leading the animal-free transformation of the dairy industry for the urgent salvation of the planet and all living beings. Since its launch just five years ago, Miyoko’s has introduced a wide range of award-winning dairy products 100% made from organic plants, that set a higher standard for taste and quality within the dairy industry, are cruelty free, and are radically better for the environment, producing 98% less greenhouse gases than their animal based counterparts.”

How is your product or service having a positive social and/or environmental impact?

Miyoko’s Creamery is known for its delicious, award-winning cheeses and butters that are healthier, more ethical, better for the environment, and 100% made from organic plants. Miyoko’s is a Certified B Corporation, having completed the rigorous certification process that ensures the company is meeting the highest standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. Going a step further in our sustainability efforts, Miyoko’s commissioned a third-party to complete a life-cycle analysis of the environmental impact in the production of our cashew-based line of cheeses, which proved Miyoko’s products are up to 98% lower in GHG emissions than dairy cheese. With innovation and compassion at its core, Miyoko’s developed a line of cheeses made from American-grown crops of legumes and potatoes and is working with domestic501(c)(3) organizations that help farms transition from dairy farming to plant agriculture for human consumption.

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