Dean Foods

DFA to pay $50m to settle Northeast US milk price lawsuit

DFA to pay $50m to settle Northeast US milk price lawsuit

By Mark ASTLEY

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and its marketing arm Dairy Marketing Services (DMS) have agreed to pay a total of US$50m (€37m) to settle a class action lawsuit that alleged a conspiracy to drive down raw milk prices in the Northeast United States.

Redesigned Dean Foods sour cream and cottage cheese packaging adds stackability, and scoopability.

Revamped Dean’s packaging stacks up

By Jenni Spinner

Dean Foods has retooled packaging for its sour cream and cottage cheese products, adding curves and stackability to the containers.

Top US dairies urge Senate to drop milk production controls

Top US dairies urge Senate to drop milk production controls

By Mark ASTLEY

Dean Foods, Nestlé USA, Dannon, Saputo and Kraft Foods are among scores of US dairy processors calling on the Senate to accept a version of the 2013 Farm Bill that omits a program designed to periodically limit milk supplies.