From branded fluid milk to commercial ingredients like cream and high heat powder, Maryland & Virginia products represent an important sector of America's food chain. Butter, condensed milk and nonfat dry milk powder are produced at the member-owned manufacturing plant in Laurel, Md. These ingredients are marketed to food companies that manufacture products such as infant formula, ice cream, candy and bakery items. The quality, variety and competitive price of Laurel's milk powder products allow the plant to supply top manufacturing markets across the country and around the world. Valley Milk Products LLC is a balancing plant located in Strasburg, Va., which complements the manufacturing plant in Laurel, Md. Supplying a variety of customers in the eastern third of the U.S., Valley Milk is capable of processing over 200 million pounds of milk each year in the form of cream, butter, dried milk powder and condensed milks. These ingredients are used in making bread, ice cream, baby food and frozen dinners.