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Dean Foods Company

Our Opinion

Dean Foods Company is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company sells products made from dairy products.

Supporting Evidence:

Dean Foods – Brands

Sourcing Dairy

The company claims, “Raw, unprocessed milk is our largest purchase, totaling more than $5 billion per year.  We source this raw milk in two ways – directly from hundreds of independent farms through our Dairy Direct program, and from multiple dairy cooperatives representing thousands of dairy farmers.”

Company Description

Dean Foods Co. engages in the manufacture, sale, and direct-to-store distribution of fluid milk and dairy case products. Its brands include ALTA DENA, Barber’s, Berkely Farms, BROUGHTON, Brown’s DAIRY, Country Fresh, Creamland, Dairy Pure, Dean’s, Friendly’s Fruit Rush, and Gandy’s. The company was founded by Samuel E. Dean, Sr. in 1925 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX. [Source: MarketWatch]

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