Category Archives: Product info

Test Your Knowledge of Hansen’s Dairy!

This month, Hudson’s 4th grade class visited Hansen’s Dairy for an educational field trip. To test their listening skills, we put together this 20-question quiz. Have YOU visited the Hansen’s farm lately? Want to test your knowledge about Hansen’s Farm Fresh Dairy? Give the quiz below a shot! Or, if you’re curious to learn more about …

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Raw milk vs. Pasteurized milk…

There is a global debate about raw milk happening. In several countries, including the U.S., there are serious conversations taking place about whether people should drink, and especially whether they should be able to purchase, raw milk. The point of this post is not to advocate for or against either side. The purpose is to …

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Artisanal Micro-Roaster Jed Vander Zanden Strives for Perfection, Says Hansen’s is Perfect

You may have noticed a new product in the Hansen’s stores recently…or perhaps a new aroma – coffee! We are now carrying coffee from Sidecar Coffee Roasters, a new and very local business in Cedar Falls. We’ve had a lot of questions about the new coffee, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to tell …

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This Christmas, buy local: Top 5 gifts from Hansen’s Dairy

There are just 12 shopping days left before Christmas. Sure, you can get food staples at our stores, but did you know we have some great gifts too? If you are looking for unique, local ideas for the Hansen’s milk lover or foodie on your list, here are our Top 5 Gifts from Hansen’s Dairy. …

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Buttery Goodness…[Giveaway]

Ok, so today is nowhere near as hot as it’s been lately. But I guarantee that one of these days soon the temp will be back up somewhere ridiculous and we’ll be staring outside from our air conditioned kitchen windows again. So today, because it’s Friday, we’re giving away something to brighten your kitchen…One Hansen’s …

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Hansen’s Milk and Homogenization

  Most milk sold in stores has two statements on the label: pasteurized and homogenized. “Pasteurized” means that the milk has gone through a heating process to kill bacteria. We pasteurize our milk, as required by state law in order to sell it. We will write a post on that, too, but it will come …

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Your questions answered: Nutritional value of cheese curds

When we get questions from you on the blog, we will do our best to answer them ASAP. Our very first question (!) was about the nutritional value of the cheese curds we produce. So, here’s the scoop: Hansen’s White Cheddar Cheese Curds Serving size: 1 oz Per serving – Calories: 110 Calories from fat: …

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It’s about the milk…

It all started with the milk. We sell many different products in our stores, but the most fundamental product is our milk. What’s so special about our milk? It’s locally produced and processed. When our milk and cream get to your table, they may be only a few hours old. We grow the feed that …

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