Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) on Tuesday confirmed the sale of the operational assets of Southern Belle Dairy Co. LLC and the resolution of the anti-trust lawsuit filed against DFA by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the
Prairie Farms Dairy Inc., based in
The DOJ and
DFA concluded that obtaining resolution of this lawsuit would permit DFA to more fully focus its time and resources on the economic well-being of its dairy-farmer owners.
DFA partnered with the Allen Family Limited Partnership (AFLP) to acquire the Southern Belle operations. As part of the agreement with the DOJ, AFLP also sold its interest in Southern Belle.
DFA press release