FRANKLIN PARK, Ill., March 23 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of
Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF), at its regularly scheduled Board Meeting held
today, approved a quarterly dividend payment of 22.5 cents per share, which
will be paid on June 15, 2001 to shareholders of record as of May 25, 2001.
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.
SOURCE Dean Foods Company
Web site: http://www.deanfoods.com
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CONTACT: Barbara Klein, Vice President, Finance & CFO, or WilliamLuegers, Treasurer, both of Dean Foods Company, 847-678-1680