Jay Logan, manager of Hope Creamery in Hope, Minn., tosses a chunk of freshly churned butter into a wrapping machine. U.S. butter consumption has hit heights not seen in 40 years. The once demonized fat is downright de rigueur in cooking circles, a star on celebrity chef shows. It has become a natural food darling.
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