Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.

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Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.                                                 Key Employees
                                                                               Name                        Job Title
Fast Facts
                                        10220 N. Ambassador Dr, Kansas City,   Alan Bernon
Headquarters Address
                                        64153, United States of America
                                                                               Alex Bachelor
Telephone                               + 1 816 8016455

                                                                               Art Farris
Fax                                     + 1 816 8016456

                                                                               Bill Herr                   Director
Website                                 www.dfamilk.com

                                                                               Bill Siebenborn             Vice Chairman
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange           N/A

                                                                               Brad Keating
Number of Employees                     4,000

                                                                               Brian Hardy                 Director
Fiscal Year End                         December

                                                                               Buster Goff                 Director
Revenue (in US$ million)                8,100.00

                                                                               Case Van Steyn              Director

                                                                               Charles Untz                Director


SWOT Analysis
                                                                               Company Overview
Strengths                               Weaknesses
                                                                               Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) is one the
Focus on research and development
                                        Limited geographic diversification     world’s largest dairy cooperatives. It is also one
activities
                                                                               of the leading companies in formulating and
Strategic Joint Ventures                                                       packaging shelf-stable dairy products in can
                                                                               glass. DFA manufactures a range of dairy
Strong brand and product portfolio
                                                                               products, food components and ingredients. Its
                                                                               product portfolio includes fluid milk, cheese in
                                                                               American and Italian styles, Elsie brand cheese
Strong foothold in the dairy industry
                                                                               and food products, butter and cream products,
                                                                               shelf-stable and canning, and ingredients like
Opportunities                           Threats                                dehydrated and food ingredients. The company
                                                                               produces an annual pool of about 63 billion
Recovering restaurant industry          Changing Consumer Preferences          pounds of milk with 34% of the total US milk
                                                                               supply. It principally operates in 49 states of the
Rising popularity of private labels     Increasing oversight of FDA            US region. DFA is headquartered in Kansas
                                                                               City, Missouri, the US.
                                        Industry consolidation
                                                                               Key Competitors
                                                                               Agri-Mark, Inc.

                                                                               California Dairies Inc.

                                                                               Northwest Dairy Association

                                                                               Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc.

                                                                               United Dairymen of Arizona




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1     Company Overview .................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2     Business Description ...............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3     Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................................5
2     Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................. 6
3     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 7
    3.1     SWOT Analysis - Overview .....................................................................................................................................7
    3.2     Strengths .................................................................................................................................................................7
    3.3     Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................................8
    3.4     Opportunities ...........................................................................................................................................................8
    3.5     Threats .....................................................................................................................................................................8
4     Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. - Company Statement .......................................................................... 9
5     Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. - History .............................................................................................. 10
6     Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. - Key Employees ................................................................................ 11
7     Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies............................................................. 15
8     Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. - Locations and Subsidiaries ............................................................ 17
    8.1     Head Office ............................................................................................................................................................17
    8.2     Other Locations and Subsidiaries ..........................................................................................................................17
9     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 19
    9.1     Methodology ..........................................................................................................................................................19
    9.2     Disclaimer ..............................................................................................................................................................19




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