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Dean Foods' slide into Chapter 11

In the spotlight: Can national milk brand revitalise Dean Foods?

In the spotlight: Can national milk brand revitalise Dean Foods?

Dean Foods this week announced it was bringing its 31 fluid milk brands under one label - DairyPure - and appears to be pushing the latest "hormone-free" trend in its marketing. But, after two quarters of falling profits, and fluid milk still unfavourable with US consumers, is the move enough to put it back on the road to recovery? Hannah Abdulla reports.

Focus: IPO could see WhiteWave become takeover target

Focus: IPO could see WhiteWave become takeover target

Food analysts on Wall Street have touted for nearly two years that Dean Foods, the US dairy giant, could spin off WhiteWave-Alpro, its soy and organic arm. This week, the company took the plunge. But could the new WhiteWave Foods Co. be a takeover target?

Dean Foods dairy woes divide opinion

An organisation in crisis. That has been one description of Dean Foods, the US dairy giant, after the company indicated this week that jobs would go as it struggled with…