Dairy Farmers of America - Company Profile

  • Home
  • Dairy Farmers of America

Dairy Farmers of America - Company Profile




Company Legal Name

Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.

Year of Establishment


Business Lines

Dairy Industry

Geographical Presence



Dairy Farmers of America is an American national farmer-owned cooperative that is engaged in the collection, processing, and selling of milk and derivative products.

The company has around 7,500 family farms located all across the world and a broad network of production facilities all across the country. These facilities also make products for some of the widely popular brands, including cheese, yogurt, butter, and ice cream.

In addition to marketing raw milk, as a dairy foods processor, DFA makes a wide range of dairy products, including cheese, butter, yogurt, ice cream, fluid milk, cheese powder, cream, whole milk powder, sweetened condensed milk, coffee-based beverages and more.



CEO of the Board

Rick Smith

Employee Count

>13,000 family farmers


DFA offers a variety of member services through its Farm Services Division, which comprises the following businesses: DFA Energy, DFA Farm Supplies, DFA Financing, DFA Grazing, DFA Insurance, DFA Risk Management, Empire Livestock Marketing, and Dairy One. The Cooperative also provides members the opportunity to participate in leadership development programs like the Young Cooperator and Emerging Leaders programs.

The Cooperative has invested in 42 DFA-owned manufacturing plants, joint-venture partnerships with private-label food marketing companies, as well as partnerships resulting in specially formulated ingredients, products, and packaging.

Key Brands: Borden Cheese; Cache Valley Creamery; Cass Clay; Craigs Creamery; Dairy Maid Dairy; Falfurrias; Guida’s Dairy; Hotel Bar; Keller’s Creamery;  La Vaquita; Live Real Farms; Oakhurst; Plugrá; Sport Shake.

The company was incorporated in 1998 and headquartered in Kansas City, United States of America.



Phone Number


Site URL