Salute to Idaho Agriculture: High Desert Milk


BURLEY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Dairy is Idaho’s largest agricultural business, with over 13 billion kilos of milk alone produced annually.

High Desert Milk has been the intermediary between your fridge and the farm since 2008, taking uncooked milk supplies and producing milk, butter, cheese, and extra.

The manufacturing facility is chargeable for merchandise on grocery cabinets from the corporate’s dwelling in Burley to Southeast Asia. High Desert is a proud Southern Idaho staple, serving to Idaho’s dairy farms proceed producing at a excessive fee.

“We are an Idaho-preferred manufacturer. So all of that milk should come from within the state of Idaho,” stated plant supervisor Shawn Burton. “On occasion, there are opportunities where milk can be brought from outside the state, but it’s regularly all from the valley.”

Burton, a Magic Valley native, tells KMVT he brings his Southern Idaho satisfaction into the corporate, shopping for, hiring, and contracting domestically as a lot as potential.

“We’re proud to be from the Magic Valley,” he stated. “I think that the products that come out of the Magic Valley are the best that can be found in the U.S., and obviously have a name for themselves in the U.S. and the world.”

Burton hopes to proceed to facilitate progress at High Desert Milk, saying the corporate continues to increase yr after yr.

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