Horizon Organic

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Website: horizon.com

Horizon Organic, founded in 1991, that produces organic milk and other organic food products. Horizon Organic is the largest supplier of organic milk in North America. Its products are sold in supermarkets and grocery stores.


  • 1998, Horizon Organic became a publicly traded company.
  • 2004, Horizon was acquired by Dean Foods.
  • 2006, the Organic Consumers Association organized a boycott of Horizon Organic (and Aurora Organic Dairy), alleging that the company was not following organic standards.
  • 2013, WhiteWave Foods was spun out from Dean Foods.
  • 2017, Danone purchased WhiteWave Foods for $10.4 billion.