The report says that Dean Foods now controls around 40 percent of the nation’s fluid milk supply, 60 percent of all organic milk and 90 percent of soy milk. Consumers may not see Dean’s label in the dairy case, but the company owns or sells Borden, Garelick, Hershey’s fluid chocolate milk, Land O’Lakes, Verifine, Horizon Organic, Organic Cow of Vermont, Silk Soy milk and several dozen others.
Thursday, December 04, 2008
Ever Hear of Dean Foods?
Neither have I, but here's a long article in the Bangor newspaper on the Maine milk industry. And it mentions Dean Foods: