Organic Valley Posts First Annual Loss in Co-op History

Organic Valley Co-op truck at the energy fairFrom Wisconsin Ag Connection, April 11, 2018.

It appears that the struggling dairy industry is also having a negative impact on the organic sector. The Wisconsin-based Organic Valley Cooperative announced it has posted its first-ever financial loss for fiscal year 2017. Company officials say a surplus of dairy products and falling milk prices are to blame for the off year, in which the co-op reported an after-tax loss of about $10 million.

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