At Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, we help protect the earth’s resources and make daily positive progress in supporting a sustainable planet.

Let’s change the world together.

We believe in the power of every kid.

That’s why our mission is to give them essential nutrients they need to start the day with each yummy sip, so together we can start changing the world around us.


We are B Corp™ Certified!

To achieve this certification, businesses are required to meet rigorous social and environmental standards. We are proud to join a global movement of companies and consumers using business as a force for good, committed to creating positive social and environmental impact.

Packaging with a Purpose


We're proud that our nutritional drink cartons are recyclable with the cap on to help you do your part for the planet.


By serving our nutritional drinks in Tetra Pak® cartons, we help eliminate over 3.8 million pounds of plastic annually.


Each Carnation Breakfast Essentials® nutritional drink carton is made with responsibly sourced paper certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) as part of our commitment to protect our world's forests.

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Photo Credit:
Dairy Farmers of Washington

Climate Smart Dairy

  • Manure Management
  • Renewable Energy
  • Regenerative Agriculture
  • Cow Care

These innovative practices can turn waste into resources, put nutrients back in the soil, and improve cow feed and water quality, benefiting farmers, and the future of our environment and sustainable agriculture.

Sourced Cocoa

Better farming. Better lives. Better cocoa. The cocoa used in our kid-approved Rich Milk Chocolate and Cookies n’ Crème flavors is 100% sustainably sourced and certified by the Rainforest Alliance.

why parents love

Carnation Breakfast Essentials®

Read what some of our happy customers have to say

Perfect on-the-go breakfast!

My son loves these […] it is a great way to give him some protein to start his day. Delicious chocolate flavor.

My kids love the taste of this shake!

They can be picky eaters […] and this drink really helps fill in the nutritional gaps from their picky diets. And I don't have to fight with them to drink it!

I loved the creaminess!

It was both flavorful and nutritious. It was great for on the go. As a mom who’s always on the go it was the quick fix for skipping breakfast.