Dairy Farmers of America Reaches Agreement with Dean Foods

February 17, 2020 Dairy Farmers of America

Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) announced today an agreement has been reached with Dean Foods (Dean) for the farmer-owned Cooperative to become the stalking horse bidder to acquire a substantial portion of Dean’s assets and business.

As Americans Sour on Milk, Could These Famous Dairy Brands Disappear

February 7, 2020 Nathan Bomey USA TODAY

As consumers increasingly turn to milk alternatives and thousands of dairy farms are collapsing, milk producers are now faltering, too, putting thousands of jobs at risk and threatening their brands.

Dean Foods Receives Final Court Approval for $ 850M in Debtor-In-Possession Financing

December 27, 2019 Dean Foods Company

Dean Foods Company announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas has entered a final order granting the Company authority to access the full amount of its $850 million in debtor-in-possession (“DIP”) financing.

Milk Shake-up Just Beginning With Dean’s Downfall

November 29, 2019 Alan Guebert, Daily Sun

While many in the U.S. dairy sector focus on why the nation’s largest milk bottler, Dean Foods, filed for bankruptcy Nov. 12, the smart money—if there is any smart money left after four years of crushingly low milk prices—is focused on what’s next.

Dairy Defined: Dean Foods A Reminder Of Cooperative Strength, Says NMPF

Disruption” is a present-day buzzword, and dairy has had its share. From the globalization of markets to the rise of plant- and cell-based competitors, farmers are grappling with a shifting landscape, even as dairy farms themselves have changed.