Send to a Friend Click to Print DALLAS and FRANKLIN PARK, Ill., Dec 21, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX /. Combination Creates Dairy Processing and Distribution Leader Servicing Over 150,000 Customers Coast-to-Coast Via More Than 6,000 DSD Routes Merged Company Will Be Named Dean Foods Company (NYSE : DF) and Will Have Annual Revenues of Approximately 10 Billion Suiza Foods Corporation (NYSE : SZA) and Dean Foods Company (NYSE : DF) today completed their merger that was announced on April 5.Reiter Dairy: Dairy Products Milk
Chief Executive Officer. We are committed to providing our customers with the best possible products and services, our shareholders with enhanced value and our employees with greater growth opportunities. The merger is an important step in our company s history said Howard Dean, Chairman of the Board of Dean Foods.Trauth dairy coupons
The combined company, to be called Dean Foods, will have approximately 10 billion in annual revenues and will be the nation s leading processor and distributor of fresh milk and other dairy products and a leader in the specialty foods industry.Trauth dairy coupons
In connection with the merger, the company repurchased its 33.8 stake in Suiza. Dairy Group that was owned by Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) for approximately 145 million in cash, the ownership of 11 plants and a 40 million contingent note.