IDDBA: COVID-19 Grocery Impact Reports

To help assist, inform, and educate our members and the industry in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, IDDBA is releasing weekly updates with a specific focus on the bakery, dairy, deli meat, deli cheese, and deli-prepared sectors. We hope that you find this information valuable to your readership and encourage you to share it with them.

Dean Foods Announces Dairy Farmers of America as Winning Bidder for Substantially All of Its Assets

April 1, 2020 Dean Foods

Dean Foods Company announced that, following a comprehensive sale process and a competitive auction as part of its Chapter 11 process, Dairy Farmers of America (“DFA”) has been named the winning bidder to acquire a substantial portion of Dean Foods’ business operations.

Dean Foods Reaches Agreement in Principle With Industrial Realty Group, LLC for the Sale of Dean Foods’ Meadow Gold Hawaii Business

April 1, 2020 Dean Foods Company

Dean Foods Company today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle under which Industrial Realty Group, LLC will buy Dean Foods’ Meadow Gold Hawaii operations as an ongoing business.

NuCal Foods to Donate Six Million Eggs to Local California Nonprofits

April 1, 2020 NuCal Foods

NuCal Foods, a Northern California distributor of eggs from local family farms, will be donating six million eggs to local California foodbanks and nonprofits and their partner agencies of pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters who serve thousands of people in need. In a community effort, NuCal is working with multiple partners to distribute the eggs, which are in the form of frozen eggs in 5-gallon containers.

MMPA Conducts Cooperative Business, Continues to Supply Grocery Stores and Food Banks With Milk and Cheese

As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, continues to spread, the Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA) remains steadfast in its mission to market members’ milk to the greatest advantage possible while taking actions to protect the health and safety of our communities.