FRANKLIN PARK, Ill., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Dean Foods Company
(NYSE: DF) today announced that we have made a $50,000 contribution to the
American Red Cross for the disaster relief to aid the victims of the recent
terrorist attacks. We are also encouraging individual contributions from our
14,000 employees nationwide.
In addition, a number of our plants around the country have donated
products, including bottled water and orange juice, as well as organized blood
drives and fund raising efforts.
Dean Foods Company and our employees convey our deepest sympathies to the
families and friends of the victims of the tragedies. Our prayers and support
are with you and with the many volunteers aiding in recovery.
Dean Foods is one of the nation’s leading dairy processors and
distributors producing a full line of branded and private label products,
including fluid milk, ice cream and extended shelf life products, which are
sold under the Dean’s and other strong regional brand names. Dean Foods is
the industry leader in other food products including pickles, powdered
non-dairy coffee creamers, aseptically packaged foodservice products, and
refrigerated dips and salad dressings.
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CONTACT: Howard Dean, Chairman and CEO, or Barbara Klein, VicePresident, Finance and CFO, of Dean Foods Company,+1-847-678-1680