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Hoosier Hill Farm, Horizon, Trader Joe's, Organic Valley and Devon Cream Company are some brands of heavy cream. Hoosier Hill Farm and another brand, Molecular Gastronomy, even have powdered heavy cream. More » Food Food Facts

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