Dean Foods Company is a processor and distributor of dairy products. The Company also is a manufacturer and distributor of specialty food products, including pickles and non-dairy coffee creamers, and refrigerated products, including dips and salad dressings. The Company is organized into three operating segments: the Dairy Group, the Specialty Foods Group and the National Refrigerated Products Group. The Company's principal products are dairy products (fluid milk and cultured products and ice cream and ice cream novelties), specialty food products (non-dairy coffee-creamers, pickles, relishes, pickled peppers and assorted specialty food items, and aseptic cheese sauces, puddings and other aseptically packaged products) and national refrigerated products (extended shelf life dairy products, refrigerated dips, produce dips and refrigerated salad dressings). In December 2001, the Company was acquired by Suiza Foods Corporation.
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