Dairy Farmers of America to serve as proposed “stalking horse bidder” in a court-supervised sale process for the assets of Dean Foods.
February 18, 2020
Dean Foods Company (“Dean Foods” or the “Company”) today announced that it and certain of its subsidiaries have entered into an asset purchase agreement with Dairy Farmers of America (“DFA”) through which DFA will acquire a substantial portion of Dean Foods’ business operations. Pursuant to the agreement, if consummated, DFA will acquire 44 of the Company’s fluid and frozen facilities and the real estate, inventory, equipment, and all other assets necessary to operate such facilities (the “Stalking Horse Assets”).
The California Artisan Cheese Guild (CACG) recently voted in Felice Thorpe Charlton as their new President. Dedicated to promoting California artisan cheese through partnerships, outreach and education, Felice’s term will be announced at the non-profit trade organization’s annual meeting on February 9th, 2020.
Packaging leader joins sales team to expand company footprint in Midwest.
January 17, 2020
IMA Dairy & Food, whose equipment solutions comprise the long-established brands Gasti, Hamba, Hassia, Erca, Fillshape and Corazza has hired Andrew Butler for the role of Midwest Area Sales Manager. In this position, Mr. Butler will oversee sales efforts and amplify the company’s brand and scope in the Midwest region.
Looming regulations aimed at mitigating surface and groundwater contamination and greenhouse gas emissions will spur higher operational costs and complexity.
December 21, 2016
The California dairy business is not getting any easier, according to a new report by the Food & Agribusiness Research (FAR) and Advisory, a Netherlands-based wholly owned unit of Rabobank Group, which also owns Roseville, Calif.-based Rabobank N.A.
Canada-based Amalgamated Dairies Ltd. (ADL) and Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd., also based in Canada, launched the Co-operative Dairy Alliance (CDA) to strengthen cooperation between two of Canada's leading dairy cooperatives.
Nelson-Jameson, a Marshfield, Wis.-based supplier to U.S. dairy processors, and its sister company Kaestner, LLC, a field service, preventative maintenance programs and project solutions provider also based in Marshfield, Wis., entered a strategic partnership with Valcour Process Technologies, a dairy equipment manufacturer headquartered in Peru, N.Y.
The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, Rosemont, Ill., presented its 2014 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Report, which outlines center-led research programs and activities and references specific actions being taken by more than 100 U.S. dairy farms, businesses and partnerships.
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