Domino's Pizza® Proudly Joins Dairy Industry in Celebrating June Dairy Month
Nationwide 'Delivering Dairy Goodness' events kick off June 8 at Utah Dairy
ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 6, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Helping kick off June Dairy
Month, Domino's Pizza is extremely proud to join with the dairy industry in
'Delivering Dairy Goodness' – highlighted by events throughout the month of
June and beyond, around the U.S.
The recognized world leader in pizza delivery (NYSE: DPZ), in partnership with
the Dairy Farmers of Utah, will debut the 'Delivering Dairy Goodness' program
at Canyon View Farms in Midway, UT, on June 8.
The "Day on the Farm" event will showcase how farmers create dairy goodness
through their commitment to working hard and producing quality dairy products
– a true way of life on their farms. The day will include a farm tour, petting
zoo and, of course, free pizza.
"We have enjoyed a strong five-year partnership with Domino's that includes
new opportunities through our 'dairy goodness' efforts," said Paul Rovey,
Arizona dairy farmer and chair of Dairy Management, Inc. (DMI), which works to
help protect and build dairy consumption on behalf of America's dairy farmers
and importers. "It is important that we connect consumers across the country
with our farms, and showcase the important work we do to help produce terrific
things – like great-tasting Domino's pizzas."
Domino's and other dairy promotion organizations around the country will
invite the public to additional 'Delivering Dairy Goodness' events – both on
and off the farm – this summer.
"Domino's Pizza is privileged to partner with America's dairy farmers and
importers," said Patrick Doyle, Domino's Pizza president and chief executive
officer. "The 'Delivering Dairy Goodness' events are a terrific way for our
local business owners, along with dairy farm family businesses, to connect
with their communities around the country."
For additional information on upcoming 'Delivering Dairy Goodness' events in
your area, or to see photos from previous events, please visit
dairygood.org/dominos for dates, times and locations. More information about
the dairy industry can be found at www.dairygood.org.
Upcoming 'Delivering Dairy Goodness' Events
oDay on the Farm at Canyon View Farms, June 8
o970 River Road
oMidway, Utah 84049
o10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
oFarm tours, petting zoo, games, prizes and meet farmers
oDeanna Rose Farmstead Dairy Day, June 8
o13800 Switzer Rd.
oOverland Park, KS 66221
o10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
oA day on the farm with live cow milking, butter churning, dairy crafts and
oJune Dairy Month Breakfast on the Farm – Hosted by the Bison Dairy Club,
oNorth Dakota State University Dairy Facility
oFargo, ND 68108
o8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
oFarm tours and breakfast
oChaney's Dairy Barn, August 2
o9191 Nashville Rd.
oBowling Green, KY 42101
o4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
oFarm tours, ice cream and movie night on the farm
Additional Dairy Fun Facts:
oWhat began as "National Milk Month" in 1937 is now called June Dairy Month
to annually celebrate the contributions made by the dairy industry.
oThere are almost 50,000 dairy farm families in the United States that make
it possible to produce milk, cheese, yogurt and other dairy products for
consumers in the U.S. and around the world.
oCows are interesting creatures. They have four stomachs, 32 teeth and can
smell something up to six miles away.
oThere are six main breeds of dairy cows: Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Milking
Shorthorn, Jersey, Holstein and Guernsey. Holstein is the most common
breed in the United States.
oOne cow will produce an average of 200,000 glasses of milk in her
oThere are 300 varieties of cheese in the U.S. Cheddar is the most popular.
oIt takes 10 pounds of milk to make 1 pound of whole milk cheese.
oDairy is the No. 1 agricultural business in Arizona, California, Idaho,
Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Utah,
Vermont and Wisconsin.
oDomino's Americas Legends® Specialty Pizzas, Stuffed Cheesy Bread, and
Handmade Pan Pizza were developed in partnership with America's Dairy
Farmers and importers.
About Domino's Pizza®
Founded in 1960, Domino's Pizza is the recognized world leader in pizza
delivery, with a significant business in carryout pizza. It ranks among the
world's top public restaurant brands with its global enterprise of more than
10,300 stores in over 70 international markets. Domino's had global retail
sales of over $7.4 billion in 2012, comprised of over $3.5 billion in the U.S.
and nearly $3.9 billion internationally. In the first quarter of 2013,
Domino's had global retail sales of over $1.8 billion, comprised of $888
million in the U.S. and $957 million internationally. Its system is largely
made up of franchise owner-operators who accounted for over 96% of the
Domino's Pizza stores as of the first quarter of 2013. The Domino's brand
generates over $2 billion in global digital sales per year. Its emphasis on
new technology has helped drive the introduction of Domino's ordering apps for
Kindle Fire, Android™ and iPhone® – which now cover approximately 80% of the
smartphone market. Continuing its focus on menu enhancement, Domino's
established itself as a player in the pan pizza market with the launch of its
Handmade Pan Pizza, featuring fresh, never-frozen dough, in October 2012.
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