Dean Food’s Melody Farms – Etcetera – Brief Article
In a move to streamline production, Dean Foods’ Melody Farms laid off 31 of 170 workers at its Lansing plant last month. The Lansing plant processes milk, orange juice, drinking water and flavored drinks. Melody Farms said the plant will continue to make the same items. Dean acquired the company in June 2003. Besides the Lansing plant, Dean owns five other Michigan dairy production facilities in Grand Rapids, Flint, Evart, Detroit and Livonia.
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