DFA perspective: Dean Foods announcement



“Today, Dean Foods announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is engaged in discussions with DFA regarding the purchase of Dean Foods’ assets.

As Dean Foods is DFA’s largest customer, our focus is ensuring we have secure markets for our members’ milk.

Thanks to the strategic planning and management by our farmer Board of Directors and management team, the Cooperative is in a financial position to withstand a situation like this.

We remain committed to delivering value to our members and dedicated to preserving the family farm for generations to come.”

Monica Massey
Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff
Dairy Farmers of America

Dairy Farmers of America Dairy Farmers of America is a global food cooperative focusing on quality, innovation and the future of family dairies. While supporting and serving more than 14,000 family farmers, DFA works with some of the world’s largest food companies to develop ingredients that satisfy their customers’ cravings while staying committed to social responsibility and ethical farming. For more information, please visit dfamilk.com.


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