Piedmont Jerseys in Lincolnton making their own ice cream


The Riverbend Creamery makes ice cream and bottles the milk from the Jersey cows on the farm.

LINCOLNTON, NC – Piedmont Jerseys is a 300 acre dairy farm just 40 minutes from Charlotte in Lincolnton. The family who own the farm are trying something new: They use some of the 11,000 pounds of milk they make each day to make fresh ice cream and bottle their own milk.

Corey Lutz said the idea was born when his children decided to join the family’s dairy business.

“My children were interested and the economics of the dairy industry, especially in the southeast, got to the point that this dairy [farm] was not big enough to support a family, let alone two, ”said Lutz.

The family have been running Piedmont Jerseys since 1997. This month they added Riverbend Creamery to the family business. The creamery makes ice cream and bottles of milk from the farm, selling the products on the same land they are made and processed.

For the latest news, weather and traffic alerts, download the WCNC Charlotte mobile app.

The family has more than 200 Jersey cows producing milk.

“They are known to make richer, creamier milk with a higher buttercream or fat content,” said Lutz’s daughter Olivia Miller.

The freshness of the product also makes a difference in taste, Miller explained.

“I would definitely say our milk and ice cream taste a lot richer and fresher,” Miller said. “We process the cows here and try to get the product out to consumers within 24 and 48 hours. “

The creamery is open six days a week. It also hosts a fall festival on October 9.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=videoseries

Wake Up Charlotte To Go is a daily news and weather podcast that you can listen to to start your day with the team at Wake up Charlotte.
SUBSCRIBE: Apple podcasts || Spotify || Stapler || To agree || Google Podcasts

All of WCNC Charlotte’s podcasts are free and available to stream and download. Now you can listen on Android, iPhone, Amazon and other internet connected devices. Join us from North Carolina, South Carolina or anywhere.

About Thomas B. Countryman

Check Also

Organic Ice Cream Market 2022 Size and Analysis by Top Key Players – Amul, Danone, Arla Foods UK Plc., Dairy Farmers of America Inc.

Los Angeles, USA,- The Organic ice cream market The research report examines the market in …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.