SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Stater Bros. Markets here has announced it will sell its Santee Dairies/Heartland Farms division to Dean Foods, noting that rival supermarket chains have become reluctant to purchase products from a dairy owned by a regional competitor. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The future growth of Santee Dairies products was limited because most potential customers are competing supermarket chains that already operate their own dairies and have been advised by their ...
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