OMSCo

Co-operation can be more nutritious

The Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative (OMSCo) is the UK’s largest organic milk co-op, producing fresh organic milk which can be bought from suppliers such as Sainsbury’s, organic cheese such as the award-winning Cropwell Bishop stilton and organic yogurt such as those made by Yeo Valley Organic.

New evidence is being found that organic milk is more nutritious than non-organic milk. According to research published in the Journal of Dairy Science, organic milk is naturally higher in omega 3 essential fatty acids than non-organic milk because organic cows are often fed higher levels of natural red clover than non-organic cows.

This is great news as most people in the UK are deficient in Omega 3 fatty acids, which are essential for maintaining a healthy heart, supple and flexible joints, healthy growth and strong bones and teeth.

British organic milk is different to non-organic milk. It comes from cows that – unlike conventional cows – are not given routine antibiotics and have not grazed on pastures treated with artificial pesticides.

By Nicole Bowman.
Visit www.omsco.co.uk, to find out everything you would ever want to know about organic milk and probably more! The lively site contains information about how organic milk is produced, where to buy it, delicious recipes, holidays on organic farms, exciting competitions and much more.

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