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Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. Company Profile
The members of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) are partners in cream. DFA is one of the world's largest dairy cooperatives, with nearly 13,000 member/farmers in 48 states. About 1.8 million cows belonging to member/farmers produce 61 billion pounds of milk a year (roughly 30% of milk production in the US), which DFA markets. Along with fresh and shelf-stable fluid milk, the co-op produces cheese, butter, dried milk powder, and other dairy products for industrial, wholesale, and retail customers. It also offers contract manufacturing services. The co-op owns more than 30 manufacturing plants nationwide. DFA, whose profits are shared based on member contribution, is a major supplier to dairy giant Dean Foods.
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Contact Information
Address: 10220 N. Ambassador Dr.
Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone:816-801-6455
Fax:816-801-6456
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
Chairman: Randy Mooney
President, CEO, and Director: Richard P. (Rick) Smith
SVP Finance: David Meyer
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