Alexander Guida Jr. and son started the business in New Britain as a sub dealer. Alexander started delivering 13 quarts of milk out of the back seat of his car in 1929. He was joined a few years later by his brother, Frank Guida, and together they continued to grow the business. In 1947 they acquired J.E. Seibert and Son, which was established in 1886. At that time, they were incorporated as Guida-Seibert Dairy Co.
Guida’s Milk is one of the few successful remaining independent family-owned dairies in the country. Second generation family members currently have leadership roles in the company. Michael Guida is President and CEO, his brother Alexander is Chairman of the Board, and James Guida is Senior Vice President of Sales. Michael Guida proudly stated, “The third generation is extremely active in the family business in management roles and plan to carry it on.”
When asked how Guida’s Milk continues to thrive when other dairies have not, Michael Guida said, “We have excellent employees and treat them like family. Our employees are what make us successful.”
Guida’s Milk is ranked 69th in Dairy Foods Magazine Nation’s Top 100 Dairies. When asked about this accomplishment, Michael Guida said, “We’re in business because we provide quality local milk. People realize local milk is fresher and better tasting. We offer CT milk for CT people. Guida’
For more information on the “Guida’s 125 Years of Golden Oldies but Goodies” contest go to the Guida’s Milk website at www.supercow.com or Guida’s Milk facebook page.
Contact: Michael J. A. Guida
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Guida's Milk is one of the largest independent dairies in New England since 1886. A family owned & operated business, Guida's Milk strives to cultivate its presence as a viable force in the dairy industry by providing quality products & service.