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Dairy Farmers of America reveals latest accelerator programme cohort

2 Apr 2019

US cooperative Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) has selected the start-ups to take part in its 2019 accelerator programme.

New products - Froneri launches Nuii ice-cream brand; Fazer debuts Froosh smoothie bowls; Smorgasbord wins UK listings; Mondelez launches Cadbury spread in India

15 Feb 2019

This week's batch of new products includes ice-cream supplier Froneri launching a brand internationally and Mondelez International entering the spreads category in India.

Dairy Farmers of America to acquire Agropur facility

18 Dec 2018

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) has entered into an agreement with a peer which will see the co-op acquire a facility in St Paul, Minnesota.

Glanbia eyes completion of US plant by 2021

10 Aug 2018

Glanbia said today (10 August) it expects the new US plant the Irish group is setting up with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk Producers should be completed by 2021.

Dairy Farmers of America makes investment in alternative Greek yogurt brand Mopro

27 Jul 2018

Dairy Farmers of America has made an undisclosed investment in alternative Greek yogurt business Mopro Nutrition as the US-based cooperative seeks to generate growth from natural, high-protein products. 

Dairy Farmers of America shuts California plant

20 Jul 2018

US cooperative Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) is to close its manufacturing plant in Hughson, California.

Earnings summary - Nestle lowers annual sales figures in earnings restatement; JBS FY profits more than double even as sales falter; 2017 a mixed bag for Vion; Avangardco sales hit by bird flu but annual loss narrows

29 Mar 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Glanbia links up with US dairy partners for new production facility

7 Mar 2018

Irish-based food and dairy company Glanbia has joined forces with cooperative Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk producers on a new production facility in Michigan.

Dairy Farmers of America, Sprint announce 2018 start-up accelerator cohort

6 Mar 2018

US cooperative Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and communications company Sprint have revealed the nine start-up businesses that take part in their accelerator programme this year.

Dairy Farmers of America absorbs Cumberland Dairy

3 Nov 2017

US cooperative Dairy Farmers of America has purchased Cumberland Dairy as part of a strategy to increase commercial investments and ownership in extended shelf-life processing.

HP Hood buys former Muller Quaker Dairy site from DFA

13 Jul 2017

US dairy group HP Hood has snapped up a plant from Dairy Farmers of America that, before it had been acquired by the co-op, had been the hub of a failed venture between German yogurt giant Muller and PepsiCo.

Glanbia in "advanced" talks over US JV

27 Jan 2017

Irish dairy group Glanbia has confirmed it is in "advanced" talks with three US dairy suppliers, including Dairy Farmers of America, over the formation of a stand-alone joint venture in the country. 

US dairy consumers to share in "price-fixing" payout

9 Sep 2016

Dairy product consumers in 15 US states are able to share in a US$52m settlement following an antitrust lawsuit brought against some of the country's biggest dairy producers, who allegedly artificially inflated the price of milk and other dairy products by killing hundreds of thousands of cows.

Arla Foods, Dairy Farmers of America announce cheddar cheese joint venture

23 Mar 2016

Arla Foods has announced it is entering into a joint venture with Dairy Farmers of America for the production of cheddar cheese.

UPDATE: End of PepsiCo, Muller JV to result in 66 jobs axed

11 Dec 2015

The end of Muller Quaker Dairy, the US yoghurt joint venture between PepsiCo and Muller, will result in the loss of 66 jobs. 

Muller, PepsiCo exit US yoghurt JV

11 Dec 2015

German dairy Muller and PepsiCo are ending their US yoghurt joint venture, Muller Quaker Dairy.

Dairy Farmers of America to open Kansas processing facility 

14 Oct 2015

Dairy Farmers of America has announced plants to build a dairy plant in Garden City, Kansas.

Dairy Farmers of America to close Wisconsin plant

6 Oct 2015

Outmoded technology and infrastructure have forced US co-op Dairy Farmers of America to shut down its Plymouth, Wisconsin manufacturing plant from January.

Dairy Farmers of America tests "energy drink" line

24 Sep 2015

Dairy Farmers of America, the US dairy co-operative, has launched a milk-based "energy drink" range in selected parts of its domestic market.

Lactalis surpasses Danone on dairy league table

29 Jul 2015

Lactalis has moved ahead of French rival Danone into second place in the list of the world's top ten dairy companies by sales, according to new data from Rabobank.

Tree Top appoints Dairy Farmers of America's Gomes CEO

15 Dec 2014

US fruit group Tree Top has named Dairy Farmers of America executive Keith Gomes its new CEO.

Court gives green light for class action against Dairy Farmers of America

5 Dec 2014

A court in Missouri has given the go-ahead for a class action lawsuit against Dairy Farmers of America.

Dairy Farmers of America, Yili sign milk powder JV

14 Nov 2014

Dairy Farmers of America, the US dairy co-op, and Chinese dairy giant Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co. have agreed to set up a milk powder joint venture.

US: Dairy Farmers of America settles pricing suit

16 Jul 2014

US co-op Dairy Farmers of America has decided to settle a 2009 lawsuit that claimed it and Dean Foods had worked together to push down prices for raw milk in the north east of the country.

US: Dairy Farmers of America settles price fixing suit

24 Jan 2013

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) has settled a class action lawsuit accusing the cooperative of conspiring to control the raw milk market in the southeastern US.

US: Dairy Farmers of America begins building of ingredients plant

19 Apr 2012

US dairy co-op Dairy Farmers of America is to begin the construction of a dairy ingredients plant in Nevada.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

27 Feb 2012

CAGNY, the annual conference where leading US food makers face Wall Street analysts, saw the likes of General Mills, ConAgra Foods and Heinz this week reflect on the trading challenges facing the industry. Elsewhere, Pfizer tried to cool fresh speculation around the sale of its baby food business, Kerry Group said it would slow its rate of acquisitions this year and there were rumours a French state fund was in talks to invest in poultry giant Groupe Doux.

US: Dairy Farmers of America acquires Guida's Milk and Ice Cream

21 Feb 2012

Dairy Farmers of America has acquired New England-based dairy group Guida's Milk and Ice Cream for an undisclosed sum.

GLOBAL: China's Yili enters world's top 20 dairy firms

16 Jun 2010

China's Yili Group has become the latest non-Western dairy processor to join the ranks of the world's top 20 firms in the sector, according to data published today (16 June).

US: Fonterra JV acquires Swiss Valley Farms unit

1 Jun 2010

DairiConcepts, a US venture between New Zealand's Fonterra and Dairy Farmers of America, has acquired the US-based Italian hard cheese business of Swiss Valley Farms.

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