Today, milk is the largest single organic product in the UK. OMSCo has grown from a small, local co-operative, to the UK's leading organic milk marketing organisation, representing about 65% of UK organic milk production.
Cows are fed on grain crops as well as grass. For organic cows, this feed must be produced to strict organic standards:
Organic dairy farming reduces the conventional pressures on cows to produce ever-higher yields of milk, resulting in a less stressful existence for the animals.