Calcium keeps you growing and going strong by supporting bones and teeth, muscles, and all kinds of body processes.7
Did you know? There’s no measurable difference in the quality of the vitamins and minerals present in our regularly pasteurized dairy and our products pasteurized using ultra-high temperature (UHT), or extended shelf life (ESL), technology.25 Our UHT/ESL products just last longer!
Another name for vitamin B2, riboflavin is an essential component to a healthy diet. Our bodies can’t make or store it, so consuming foods high in this nutrient is important.11
ESL dairy packs a real protein punch! These building blocks of life are essential for normal body function on every level, from thinking to growing, and everything in between.9
Just a fancy name for vitamin B12, this nutrient supports metabolism, normal energy levels, and the immune system. It also helps build healthy red blood cells.12
This nutrient is important for all of us, but especially for athletes and growing children. They benefit most from the muscle and nervous system support potassium provides.13
All Rockview products are guaranteed fresh up to the expiration date printed on the packaging. For our regularly pasteurized products, this date is typically 19 days after production. Our extended shelf life (ESL) products and products processed using UHT (ultra-high temperature) technology last much longer—from 75 to 90 days following production. However, once these products are opened, they last about the same amount of time as regularly pasteurized products.
No. UHT and ESL milk are packed full of the nutrients a body needs to grow and thrive, including calcium, Vitamins A, D, and B12, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, riboflavin, niacin, and zinc.9 10 Whereas some vitamins are heat sensitive, minerals are completely immune to heat. And any sensitive vitamins are added back into our milk following pasteurization. In addition to being carefully monitored to avoid damaging proteins, our UHT/ESL pasteurization process lasts about 3 seconds (flash pasteurization) and is immediately cooled to minimize any nutrient loss.
Absolutely! ESL/UHT pasteurization is mostly a matter of turning up the heat for a few seconds. These higher temperatures combined with Rockview Family Farms’ ultra-clean environment is our recipe for wholesome, delicious products that stay that way a whole lot longer.