DFA acquires Maine’s Oakhurst
Oakhurst will continue to operate independently, sourcing milk from 70 independent Maine farmers that currently supply the company. Processing and bottling will continue at the company’s Portland, Maine location.
The Bennett family, which has owned Oakhurst since 1921, and the existing management team will continue to manage the company’s day-to-day operations. John Bennett and Tom Brigham will continue in their role as co-presidents.
Source: DFA press release
Dean plans quarterly investor call
Dean Foods Company will host a live investor webcast of its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings conference call on Feb. 11, 9 a.m. (Eastern). Management will discuss the financial results, as well as comment on the forward outlook.
Land O'Lakes Sauté Express Sauté Starter wins award
Sauté Express® Sauté Starter by Land O’Lakes was awarded a 2014 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Award.
The consumer-voted awards program honors new consumer products in the categories of Beauty, Food & Beverage, Health & Personal Care and Household.
Land O’Lakes’ newest cooking innovation, Sauté Express® Sauté Starter, is a first-of-its-kind seasoned butter and olive oil meal starter that can be used to cook and flavor any vegetable or protein—such as chicken, pork, shrimp or tofu—in one easy step. LAND O LAKES® Sauté Express® Sauté Starter helps families quickly prepare a delicious meal in 30 minutes or less.
Source: Land O’Lakes
Stonyfield official organic yogurt sponsor of Boston Marathon
Runners in the 118th Boston Marathon will have new fuel powering their strides: Organic yogurt maker Stonyfield will be an official sponsor.
Through Race Weekend, Stonyfield ambassadors will appear around the course handing out samples of Stonyfield Greek Yogurt.
As part of its sponsorship, the New England company is forming Team Stonyfield, allowing qualified runners who missed the entry cutoff for the historic race to participate. Runners looking to join Team Stonyfield can enter for the chance to win a spot at www.stonyfield.com/teamstonyfield.