Recognition and Awards

Kleinpeter Farm is American Humane Certified

We are proud to receive our fourth consecutive 100% (perfect) score for Kleinpeter Farm from the American Humane Association! We were the first farm in the history of the program to receive a perfect score from this rigorous program and the first farm to do it twice. It's important to us to take the best care of our cows that is possible, to make sure that the quality of Kleinpeter milk is the best it can be for you and for your family.
Sustainable Business Institute Seal of Sustainability Sustainable Business Institute Seal of Sustainability

Issued by the Sustainable Business Institute, the Seal of Sustainability is a nationally recognized icon of business sustainability. It is awarded to companies that have demonstrated continuous commitment to sustainable practices. This trusted icon helps the public identify businesses that promote sustainability so consumers can make educated decisions about companies with whom they want to do business
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Achievement Award for Pollution Prevention in the medium business category

We’re proud to receive the Achievement Award for Pollution Prevention from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in the medium business category for our initiatives in the areas of recycling, waste management, and energy-efficiency. The award is part of DEQ’s 2010 Environmental Leadership Program. This program is voluntary and promotes a cleaner and better environment for Louisiana.
Business of the Year, 100+ employees sponsored by Junior Achievement and Baton Rouge Business Report
Kleinpeter Dairy

local businesses to support the local economy, and advocating sustainable practices through PR and marketing campaigns are just some of the innovations implemented by Kleinpeter Dairy that earned them this award, which recognizes companies with the top free enterprise achievement during the past year.
Sales and Marketing Executives of Greater Baton Rouge Marketer of the Year
Jeff Kleinpeter

Bestowed on individuals who have achieved outstanding marketing success for their businesses, this award recognized Jeff Kleinpeter for the growth he and his team have brought to Kleinpeter Farms Dairy in the last four years. Marketing efforts include the introduction of ice cream and community initiatives to boost recycling.
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank 2008 Legion of Honor Award
Kleinpeter Farms Dairy

This award was created in 1995 to recognize and individual or organization that is widely recognized as a leader in the greater Baton Rouge area and is identified with the promotion of assistance to the less fortunate.
Louisiana Wildlife Federation Governor's Conservation Achievement Award 2007
winner – Business

The LWF praised Kleinpeter Farms “for producing high quality dairy products while minimizing impact to the environment through state of the art recycling and reuse of water and other resources used in the dairying process and practicing conservation on its 1,500 acre dairy farm in St Helena Parish.” Kleinpeter Farms’ new ice cream plant was built with state of the art, energy efficient features designed to protect the environment while producing quality ice cream.
Louisiana Legend 2008, Louisiana Public Broadcasting
Ben Kleinpeter

Ben Kleinpeter received the rare and prestigious designation “A Louisiana Legend” by Louisiana Public Broadcasting on May 1. 2008. Legends are honored by LPB as being “the best and brightest of Louisiana’s sons and daughters who have distinguished themselves in a variety of disciplines and have brought honor to the state.”
Baton Rouge Business Report Influential Women of Baton Rouge 2008
Sue Anne Kleinpeter Cox

Sue Anne Kleinpeter Cox, Kleinpeter Farms co-owner and Chief Financial Officer, was dubbed a “wonder woman” by the Baton Rouge Business Report. Cox is one of the magazine’s nine Influential Women In Business, 2008. Kleinpeter was cited for turning her love of numbers and computer programming into increased efficiency at the dairy.
Purveyor of the Year 2005 and 2007,

The American Culinary Foundation is the largest professional chef’s organization in North America and is considered “the authority on cooking in America”.
Kleinpeter Farm is American Humane Certified

For its humane treatment of cows, Kleinpeter Farm received a rare certification from the American Humane Association. Kleinpeter Farm was the first dairy in Louisiana to become certified as American Humane Certified by the American Humane Association. The dairy passed a detailed inspection and policy review to ensure it provides the best animal care possible. Kleinpeter Farm met the thorough guidelines with flying colors.
2007 Torch Award,

2007 Douglas Manship, Sr. Torch Award for Ethics In Business The award honors businesses which exhibit the highest ethical standards of behavior toward customers, suppliers, users, shareholders, employees and the community