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September 19, 2014 (Cleveland)

CHAMPS Renews Dairymens’ Agreement to Continue Offering Savings to Members

DairymensCHAMPS Group Purchasing recently renewed its agreement with Dairymens to continue offering its members significant savings on milk, milk products and yogurt as well as seasonal beverages including, apple cider, egg nog, iced tea and lemonade. 

“CHAMPS is excited to renew our contract with Dairymens,” said Jan Elder, director of contracting services, CHAMPS Group Purchasing. “The success of our long-standing relationship is based on quality, value and service provided by Dairymens to our members. As in the past, Dairymens offers firm pricing, allowing CHAMPS’ members to ‘lock in’ their dairy costs in a fluctuating market.”

Dairymens in Cleveland (also known as Borden Dairy Company of Ohio, LLC) and H. Meyer Dairy in Cincinnati (also known as Borden Dairy of Cincinnati, LLC) are both owned by Borden Dairy Company. These two original contracts are now one contract and extend access and distribution to reach 81 counties in Ohio, 25 counties in Indiana and 16 counties in Kentucky. The Dairymens’ contract renewal extends the agreement through October 2017.

“This renewal agreement between Dairymens and CHAMPS will enable members to continue to purchase high-quality, locally-produced dairy products at a competitive price,” said Kevin McHenry, 17-year sales representative, Borden Dairy.
The price increase for products is effective September 29, 2014. Individual product prices vary and Dairymens is adjusting to demand in the marketplace.

About CHAMPS Group Purchasing
CHAMPS Group Purchasing leverages the purchasing power of 5,000+ members across the United States allowing them access to significant savings in product categories, including medical supplies, foodservice, wireless, office supplies and facility maintenance. As an owner of Premier, one of the largest buying groups in the country, CHAMPS sponsors its members allowing them access to more than $40 billion in purchasing volume, 2,000+ agreements, GPO contract management and unparalleled customer service. It’s simple to start realizing significant savings - with zero fees and no cost to join - the sign-up process is seamless. CHAMPS is honored to be named as one of The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Top Workplaces in 2014 and to ERC’s Northcoast99 List in 2003, 2004, 2010, 2012 and 2014. For more, visit

About Borden Dairy
Borden Dairy of Ohio is located in Cleveland, Ohio, and Borden Dairy of Cincinnati is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Both manufacture fresh fluid milk daily and distribute directly to supermarkets, convenient stores, schools, hospitals and nursing facilities throughout the State of Ohio as well as parts of Indiana and Kentucky. Aside from meeting stringent USDA and ODA standards, both facilities are certified SQF level 3. SQF is a globally recognized Food Safety and Quality Management System that insures the highest quality dairy product available in the marketplace.