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L1C4
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The Ville
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dean foods files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
Blames declining milk sales and loss of stock value.


Jjdoc
Columbia Fan
Cali
Member since Mar 2016
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re: dean foods files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
I think they lost Walmart contract


Shepherd88
Member since Dec 2013
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re: dean foods files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
Hmm wonder if WMT or Kroger may be contemplating purchasing the company outright?


LSUfan20005
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re: dean foods files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
Wmt already has their own milk facility, that’s why Dean started to lose share, but they’ve had pain at other retailers as well.

There’s plenty of truth to reduced milk consumption; not really a growth category.


baldona
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Florida
Member since Feb 2016
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re: dean foods files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
There’s a difference between declining milk and filing bankruptcy. More to see here then they are leading on us my guess.


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dpier16
Member since Aug 2016
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re: dean foods files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
Dean’s in talks with the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) about a deal in which DFA would buy almost all of Dean, a dairy aisle mainstay that produces Land O'Lakes and Organic Valley's milks. Dean also said it’s secured $850 million in financing from existing lenders.


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lsu xman
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re: dean foods files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
Milk is a tough business. $5/gal and how many are sold a day vs the $5 starbucks coffee cup.


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CajunTiger92
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re: dean foods files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
Sounds like their business soured.


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Twenty 49
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Shreveport
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re: dean foods files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
Their spokesman was on SNL's Weekend Update. Funny guy.


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