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Goodby WhiteWave

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Touch the Soil News #675 (feature photo CCO 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication) Most of us have never heard of WhiteWave Foods from Colorado. That’s because it is a “parent” company of many different brands. It is the brands we are familiar with, not the ownership and the backroom gamesmanship. WhiteWave was born out of a spin-off from Dean Foods in 2012. So, over the past five years, WhiteWave has been like a snowball rolling downhill and accumulating everything in sight. WhiteWave ultimately owned all of these brands: Earthbound Organics (largest organic farm in the USA) Horizon Organic (think Horizon organic milk) Silk brand soy milk Wallaby Organic Yogurt International…

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