History of butter

In the old days, Icelandic butter was made in a plunger churn. Butter was produced using milk both from cows and from ewes. The milk was placed in a trog (a wooden tray with high sloping sides) and left to stand, after which the skimmed milk was...

Icelandic butter


Icelandic Creamery Butter is made from fresh cream, which is produced from the milk of Icelandic cows fed on grass.  Rich in flavour, its smooth texture makes it easier to spread.

  • The use of growth hormones and steroids in raising cattle is completely banned in Iceland.
  • There are strict rules regarding the use of and access to antibiotics in agriculture in Iceland.
  • All of the milk MS receives is tested for traces of medicinal products/drugs before being pumped from the trucks into the dairies. If medicinal products/drugs are found, the milk is destroyed.