The American Butter Institute (ABI) is an Arlington, VA-based trade association for manufacturers, processors, marketers, and distributors of butter and butter products. Originally established as the National Association of Creamery Butter Manufacturers in 1908. There are currently 27 active member companies that market approximately 90% of all the butter manufactured in the U.S. American Butter Institute is located in Arlington, VA.


ABI Active Members

Agri-Dairy Products, Inc - Purchase, NY

Associated Milk Producers, Inc. - New Ulm, MN

Beaver Meadow Creamery, Inc. - DuBois, PA

Burt Lewis - Chicago, IL

Butterball Farms, Inc. - Grand Rapids, MI

Cabot Cheese Co-operative - Waitsfield, VT

Challenge Dairy Products, Inc. - Dublin, CA

Continental Dairy Facilities, LLC - Coopersville, MI

Dairy Farmers of America - Kansas City, KS

Dairy Products, Inc. -  Eden Prairie, MN

Darigold - Seattle, WA

Foster Farms Dairy - Modesto, CA

Graf Creamery Company - Bonduel, WI

Great Lakes Milk Products, Inc. - Melrose Park, IL

High Desert Milk - Burley, ID

Hoogwegt U.S., Inc. - Lake Forest, IL

Hunter, Walton & Co., Inc. - Piscataway, NJ

Land O’Lakes, Inc. - Arden Hills, MN

Larsen’s Creamery - Clackamas, OR

Michigan Milk Producers Association - Novi, MI

O-AT-KA Milk Products - Batavia, NY

Ornua Foods North America - Evanston, IL

Rich Dairy Products - Marshfield, MA

T.C. Jacoby & Co. - St. Louis, MO

Tillamook County Creamery - Tillamook, OR


Associate Members

Diversity Ingredients, Inc. - Westchester, IL

Nui Markets  Dairy North America, Inc. - Connecticut, US




ABI Officers

Catherine Fox, President
Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Arden Hills, MN

Mark Ammon, 1st Vice President
Seattle, WA

Cheslie Stehouwer, 2nd Vice President
Continental Dairy Facilities, LLC
Coopersville, MI