Prairie Farms Dairy and Swiss Valley Farms Agree to Merge Forming The 8th Largest Processor
With a merger expected to expand sales opportunities for both companies, farmer-owned dairy cooperatives Prairie Farms Dairy and Swiss Valley Farms have entered into an agreement to merge their businesses. Under the terms of the agreement, Prairie Farms based in Carlinville, IL, will merge the assets of Swiss Valley Farms from Davenport, Iowa. This merger will create a new processor, operating under the name of Prairie Farms Dairy that would rank No. 8 for dairy product sales on Dairy Foods’ Top 100 Dairy Processor list that was published in August 2016.