California Dairies, Inc. to Open a New Milk Bottling Facility

October 6, 2021 California Dairies, Inc.

Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture Karen Ross and other state and local officials joined California Dairies, Inc. (CDI) on Wednesday, September 29, at a groundbreaking ceremony in Kern County, CA, at the future site of CDI’s new ultra-high temperature (UHT) and extended shelf-life (ESL) milk processing facility.

California Dairies, Inc. Announces Launch of Farm-to-Consumer Sustainability Effort

June 30, 2021 California Dairies

California Dairies, Inc. (CDI), the largest dairy farmer-owned cooperative in California and second largest in the United States, today announced the formal launch of an initiative aimed at measuring, validating, and further improving sustainable business practices.

California Dairies, Inc. Announces Closure of its Artesia Manufacturing Facility

June 29, 2020 California Dairies

California Dairies, Inc. (CDI), today announced it will cease operations at its Artesia, California, manufacturing facility, effective immediately. The entire facility will close, affecting approximately 49 employees.

Andrei Mikhalevsky, Former President and CEO of California Dairies, Receives Inaugural IDFA Laureate Award

Andrei Mikhalevsky, former president and CEO of California Dairies, Inc., was greeted by a standing ovation and the acknowledgement of hundreds of his peers from across the dairy industry when he received the inaugural IDFA Laureate Award today during the association’s annual Dairy Forum in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Phil Girard Promoted to Chief Financial Officer at California Dairies, Inc.

September 12, 2019 California Dairies, Inc.

California Dairies, Inc. (CDI), today announced the promotion of Phil Girard to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. As CFO, Girard will oversee the cooperatives’ financial, accounting, treasury, information technology and risk management functions. Based at CDI’s corporate headquarters in Visalia, California, he will report to Andrei Mikhalevsky, President and Chief Executive Officer.