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Is your milk pasteurised?

Yes, it is. It is illegal to sell raw milk in Scotland. Mossgiel Organic Farm only sells pasteurised milk. The milk at Mossgiel Organic Farm is pasteurised in a different way to most milk on the shelves. Milk produced by “Big Dairy” uses a system called “Continuous Flow Pasteurisation”. This quickly heats the milk to … Read more

What is non-homogenised?

Non-Homogenised Milk Mossgiel Organic Milk is ALWAYS ‘non-homogenised’, that’s a fancy way of saying – ‘not highly processed’ or ‘as nature intended’. During the journey from cow to your fridge, BIG DAIRY wants to make sure the milk always looks nice and white – from the first drop out of your plastic bottle to the … Read more

What is skimmed milk?

Skimmed Milk is when almost all of the Cream is removed. In the UK, Skimmed Milk is usually about 0.5% Cream. Contrast this with the natural fat percentages of Milk from Ayrshire Cows, which are in the range of 4.5% – 4.9% depending on the season. The health benefits of removing the Cream from Milk … Read more

What is Whole Milk?

We would say that it depends who you speak to! If you’re speaking to us then whole milk means exactly what you would expect – all of the milk that our awesome herd of Ayrshire Cows produce (pasteurised, of course). Ayrshire Cows produce between 4.5% & 4.9% cream, depending on what time of the year … Read more