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

Butterball Farms, Inc. – Grand Rapids, MI

Cabot Cheese Co-operative - Waitsfield, VT

Continental Dairy Facilities, LLC - Coopersville, MI

Challenge Dairy Products, Inc. – Dublin, CA

Dairy Farmers of America – Kansas City, KS

Dairy Products, Inc. – Eden Prairie, MN

Darigold – Seattle, WA

Foremost Farms USA – Baraboo, WI

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

James Farrell & Co. - Bellevue, WA

Land O’Lakes, Inc. – Arden Hills, MN

Larsen’s Creamery – Clackamas, OR

MD & VA Milk Producers Coop – Reston, VA

Michigan Milk Producers Association – Novi, MI

O-AT-KA Milk Products – Batavia, NY

Ornua Foods North America – Evanston, IL

Prairie Farms – Edwardsville, IL

Rich Dairy Products – Marshfield, MA

T.C. Jacoby & Co. – St. Louis, MO

Tillamook County Creamery – Tillamook, OR


Associate Members

DairyChem Natural Dairy Flavors – Fishers, IN

INTL FC Stone - Chicago, IL

Ivarson Inc. – Glendale, WI



ABI Officers

Craig Alexander, President
O-AT-KA Milk Products, Inc.
Batavia, NY

Marshall Reece, 1st Vice President
Associated Milk Products, Inc.
Batavia, NY

Catherine Fox, 2nd Vice President
Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Arden Hills, MN