Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Dean Foods
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol DF)
Headquartered in: 
Texas
Major Industry: 
food products
Specific Industry: 
food products
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$9,740,57260
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$2,640,05711
TOTAL$12,380,62971
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$00
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$720,0002
TOTAL$720,0002
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1996. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2011.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

COUNTRY FRESH; DEAN FOODS; DEAN HOLDING; DEAN NORTHEAST; DEAN SPECIALTY FOODS GROUP; DF AP 1; FRANKLIN PLASTICS; GARELICK FARMS; SOUTHERN FOOD GROUP; SUIZA DAIRY; WENGERTS DAIRY

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For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For an overview of political contributions associated with this company, see its Follow the Money page.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
New York$5,048,65512
Louisiana$2,882,72818
Nevada$1,058,5632
North Carolina$403,7646
Maine$125,4327
All other$221,43015

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
DF-AP #1, LLC United States federal 2009 $1,530,522 federal grant
Dean Northeast, LLC New York state 2008 $1,196,306 enterprise zone
Dean Northeast, LLC New York state 2005 $1,069,500 enterprise zone
Southern Foods Groups Nevada state 2003 $1,046,163 tax credit/rebate
Southern Foods Group, LLC Louisiana local 2017 $971,573 property tax abatement
Garelick Farms, LLC United States federal 2010 $910,268 federal grant
Dean Northeast, LLC New York state 2013 $750,725 enterprise zone
Southern Foods Group, LP dba Brown's Velvet Dairy Louisiana state 2015 $559,536 property tax abatement
Dean Northeast LLC New York state 2006 $556,000 enterprise zone
Dean Northeast, LLC New York state 2007 $487,705 enterprise zone
Suiza Dairy Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2008 $266,000 tax credit/rebate
Dean Northeast, LLC New York state 2014 $219,058 enterprise zone
Dean Northeast, LLC New York state 2012 $215,762 enterprise zone
Dean Northeast, LLC New York state 2011 $181,439 enterprise zone
Southern Foods Group LLC dba Foremost Dairy Louisiana state 2012 $161,593 property tax abatement
Dean Northeast, LLC New York state 2004 $155,000 enterprise zone
Garelick Farms, LLC United States federal 2010 $147,450 federal grant
Southern Foods Group LLC dba Foremost Dairy Louisiana state 2010 $135,594 property tax abatement
Southern Foods Group LLC dba Foremost Dairy Louisiana state 2008 $130,452 property tax abatement
Southern Foods Group, LP dba Brown's Velvet Dairy Louisiana state 2009 $110,347 property tax abatement
Southern Foods Group, LP dba Brown's Velvet Dairy Louisiana state 2009 $104,284 Enterprise zone
Southern Foods Group, LP dba Brown's Velvet Dairy Louisiana state 2016 $103,752 property tax abatement
Southern Foods Group, LP dba Brown's Velvet Dairy Louisiana state 2011 $97,826 property tax abatement
Southern Foods Group LLC dba Foremost Dairy Louisiana state 2010 $87,063 property tax abatement
Dean Northeast, LLC New York state 2009 $81,548 enterprise zone
Franklin Plastics, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $78,538 tax credit/rebate
Southern Foods Group, LP dba Brown's Velvet Dairy Louisiana state 2013 $72,795 property tax abatement
Southern Foods Group, LP dba Brown's Velvet Dairy Louisiana state 2009 $68,919 property tax abatement
Dean Northeast, LLC New York state 2010 $68,575 enterprise zone
Southern Foods Group LLC dba Foremost Dairy Louisiana state 2011 $68,543 property tax abatement
Wengert's Dairy Pennsylvania state $68,000 training reimbursement
Dean Northeast, LLC New York state 2015 $67,037 enterprise zone
Southern Foods Group, LP dba Brown's Velvet Dairy Louisiana state 2012 $51,507 property tax abatement
Southern Foods Group LLC dba Foremost Dairy Louisiana state 2009 $50,756 Enterprise zone
Southern Foods Group, LP dba Brown's Velvet Dairy Louisiana local 2014 $47,259 property tax abatement
Southern Foods Group Texas local 1999 $44,425 property tax abatement
Southern Food Group Louisiana local 1997 $37,500 enterprise zone
GARELICK FARMS LLC Maine state 2012 $33,520 property tax abatement
Dean Foods Company - Southern Foods Group, LLC Colorado state $29,666 tax credit/rebate
Dean Foods Company North Carolina state 2015 $28,339 tax credit/rebate
GARELICK FARMS LLC Maine state 2010 $26,588 property tax abatement
DF-AP#1, LLC United States federal 2011 $24,992 federal grant
Dean Holding Company Wisconsin state 2011 $23,639 tax credit/rebate
Southern Food Group Louisiana local 2000 $23,429 enterprise zone
GARELICK FARMS LLC Maine state 2009 $19,523 property tax abatement
GARELICK FARMS LLC Maine state 2014 $16,365 property tax abatement
Dean Foods Company North Carolina state 2013 $15,436 tax credit/rebate
DF-AP#1, LLC United States federal 2011 $15,225 federal grant
Dean Foods Company North Carolina state 2016 $13,357 tax credit/rebate
Southern Foods Groups Nevada state 2003 $12,400 tax credit/rebate
GARELICK FARMS LLC Maine state 2013 $12,333 property tax abatement
Dean Foods Company-Southern Foods Group, LLC Colorado state 2013 $9,869 tax credit/rebate
GARELICK FARMS LLC Maine state 2015 $8,577 property tax abatement
GARELICK FARMS LLC Maine state 2011 $8,526 property tax abatement
Dean Foods Company-Southern Foods Group, LLC Colorado state 2013 $7,094 tax credit/rebate
Dean Foods Company Colorado state $6,773 tax credit/rebate
Dean Foods Company Colorado state 2017 $6,435 tax credit/rebate
Dean Foods Company Colorado state 2017 $6,395 tax credit/rebate
Dean Foods Company Colorado state 2017 $5,291 tax credit/rebate
Dean Foods Company-Southern Foods Group, LLC Colorado state 2013 $4,179 tax credit/rebate
Dean Foods Company Colorado state 2016 $4,112 tax credit/rebate
DF-AP#1, LLC United States federal 2015 $2,932 federal grant
Dean Foods Company (Robinson Dairy, LLC) #3CO02 Colorado state $2,752 tax credit/rebate
DF-AP#1, LLC United States federal 2013 $2,407 federal grant
Franklin Plastics, Inc. North Carolina state 2008 $2,094 tax credit/rebate
DF-AP#1, LLC United States federal 2012 $1,948 federal grant
DF-AP#1, LLC United States federal 2013 $1,611 federal grant
DF-AP#1, LLC United States federal 2012 $1,587 federal grant
Dean Foods Company - Dean Transportation Colorado state $1,440 tax credit/rebate
Dean Foods Company-Southern Foods Group, LLC Colorado state 2013 $1,360 tax credit/rebate
DF-AP#1, LLC United States federal 2014 $1,115 federal grant
Dean Foods Company United States federal 2015 $450,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Dean Foods Company United States federal 2013 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
COUNTRY FRESH INC. Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
COUNTRY FRESH LLC Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
COUNTRY FRESH INC Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
DEAN SPECIALTY FOODS GROUP Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
COUNTRY FRESH LLC Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Southern Foods Groups Nevada state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Dean Foods Company California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Southern Foods Group, LLC (subsidiary of Dean Foods Company) Texas local 2010 undisclosed property tax abatement
Southern Foods Group, LLC (subsidiary of Dean Foods Company) Texas local 2010 undisclosed property tax abatement
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