Logo (since 1999)
Food Articles, News & Features Section


Chef working

 You are here > Home > Food Articles

FOOD NEWS 1 >  Land O'Lakes 1/2 Stick Butter


Culinary Schools & Cooking Classes
From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training & Degrees -  Associates, Bachelors & Masters
More than 1,000 schools & classes listed for all 50 States, Online and Worldwide


FREE Food & Beverage Publications
An extensive selection of free magazines and other publications for qualified Food, Beverage & Hospitality professionals

Land O’Lakes to Offer Butter Half Sticks in 1-lb. Package Nationally in 2009


Exclusive 1-lb. Half Stick Packages Previously Available Only on East Coast

Dec. 22, 2008
LAND O LAKES Butter “Half Sticks” are going national.  Land O’Lakes, Inc. announces today that its exclusive Half Stick packaging configuration will be available in its flagship 1-lb. package of LAND O LAKES® Salted Butter throughout the country in the first quarter of 2009.  Changing demographics and time-starved U.S. consumers prompted the dairy foods manufacturer to introduce this new butter stick size.

Due to growing consumer demand for convenience packaging, Land O’Lakes began offering a new 1-lb. package of LAND O LAKES® Salted Butter with eight (2-ounce/one-quarter cup) Half Sticks early in 2008.  The new packaging was available in approximately half the country—21 states along the Eastern Seaboard and across the Southeast—in addition to its original package with four full-length, quarter-pound sticks.

LAND O LAKES® 1-lb. Salted Butter in Half Sticks will begin appearing in grocers’ dairy cases next to packages of other LAND O LAKES® Butter products in new markets in late February and early March of 2009.  The product will be available in 29 additional states stretching from the Midwest to the Pacific Coast, including: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

What’s great about the LAND O LAKES® Butter Half Sticks?  First, consumers who need a smaller portion of butter don’t have to cut into a larger stick, allowing the butter to be consumed while it’s at its freshest.  Since it’s pre-cut and wrapped, the one-quarter cup Half Stick is ideal for many smaller recipes and prepared dishes calling for that exact portion of butter.  Plus, consumers won’t have to rewrap partially used sticks.  The remaining butter stays sealed in its original wrapper, preventing it from losing freshness or picking up odors or flavors while in the refrigerator.

With the introduction of the Half Stick packaging, LAND O LAKES® Salted Butter is now available nationwide in three packaging configurations—a half-pound or 1-lb. package with Half Sticks, or a 1-lb. package with full-length, quarter-pound sticks.  In order to differentiate from traditional LAND O LAKES® Butter packages, the 1-lb. Half Stick package will have an information burst on the left hand side stating, “New Size! 8 Half Sticks.”  The new 1-lb. Half Stick package of LAND O LAKES® Salted Butter will be priced the same as its traditional full-length stick counterpart.

For consumers on the West Coast, Land O’Lakes will continue to offer its western-style packaging of LAND O LAKES® Salted Butter, as well as the Half Stick package, which comes in an Elgin-style or East Coast-style package.  The states that carry the western-style packaging are: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Land O’Lakes is the only butter manufacturer producing butter in Half Sticks.  This latest offering is part of a company effort to introduce innovation and convenience to the butter category.  This initiative has led to the introduction of such products as LAND O LAKES® Spreadable Butter with Canola Oil and LAND O LAKES® Light Butter with Canola Oil, as well as the FlavorProtect® Wrapper, the company’s exclusive, specially designed butter wrapper that seals in freshness and keeps out other flavors.

Land O’Lakes, Inc., a Minnesota-based food and agriculture company, is a leading supplier of quality dairy products.  In 1921, Land O’Lakes began making butter from sweet—not sour—cream.  Ever since that breakthrough, the company has been a leading producer of butter and other pure, wholesome dairy products that deliver simple goodness to consumers.  Visit anytime for great recipes and meal ideas.



  Karoun Dairies & National Dairy Month   |   Twisted Butter Spread   |   World Grain Production   |   Pasta preferred over Chocolate   |   Canned Wedding   |   True Source Honey Campaign   |   Gulf Oil Spill & Florida Seafood Safety   |   Manischewitz All Natural 'Ready to Serve Broth'   |   ~~~ Moroccan Meatballs Recipe   |   Progresso High Fiber Soups   |   America's Best Regional Foods, Delivered!   |   Burger King Nutritional Kids Meals   |   Celebrity Chef Sandwiches   |   Del Monte, Just one More for Healthy Living   |   How To Go Organic   |   Jack Link's New Flavors & Size   |   Kiel Premium Aged Cheddar   |   Land O'lakes New Butter with Olive Oil   |   Land O'Lakes 1/2 Stick Butter   |   Muir Glen Organic Soups & Pasta Sauces   |   Organic Thanksgiving Baby Foods   |   Pace Foods 5 New Premium Salsas   |   PickleSickles   |   Salba, 'New' Ancient Grain   |   Sargento New Reduced Fat Natural Cheeses   |   Sargento Pasture Grazed Cheddar Recipe   |   Sebastians Interactive Kitchen   |   Seeds Of Change 20th Anniversary   |   Should Mardi Gras be a National Holiday?   |   Smuckers & Sundaes   |   Sorelle Paradiso EV Organic Olive Oil   |   Survey: Heart Disease, Exercise & Cholesterol   |   Winter Mood Food  
  Home   |   About Us & Contact Us   |   Food Articles   |   Gardening   |   Marketplace   |   Food Links  

Please feel free to link to any pages of from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail:
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2019 James T. Ehler and unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.
You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission.