HP Hood LLC is an American dairy company based in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. Hood was founded in 1846 in Charlestown, Massachusetts by Harvey Perley Hood. Recent company acquisitions by HP Hood have expanded its reach from predominantly New England to the broader United States. Today, the company has an annual sales revenue of about $2.2 billion. From 1980 to 1996, HP Hood was owned by Agway. That year, the company was acquired by current CEO John A. Kaneb. HP Hood operates as a subsidiary of Catamount Dairy Holdings LP, based in Chelsea, Massachusetts. In 2004, the company acquired Crowley Foods, based in Binghamton, New York; and Kemps Foods, based in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 2007, HP Hood acquired Crystal Cream and Butter Company, based in Sacramento, California, shortly selling it to Foster Farms Dairy. In 2008, they acquired the ice cream business of Brighams Ice Cream, based in Arlington, Massachusetts. These acquisitions effectively expanded the companys reach from New England and New York to the broader United States.