The alliance will reduce operating costs and maximize returns for their farmer-members, the co-ops said.
July 30, 2014
Foremost Farms USA and Michigan Milk Producers Association announced today that the two cooperatives have formed a strategic alliance for the purpose of balancing and adding value to their members’ milk supplies in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.
A cheddar plant in Kiel will be expanded; an Italian cheese plant in Denmark will close on July 1.
May 1, 2014
Land O'Lakes Inc. announced today that it is buying silos, vats and other equipment totaling millions of dollars for its Kiel, Wis., cheese plant. Meanwhile, it will close its Denmark, Wis., plant on July 1.
Cheese sales increased 7% while butter sales rose 3%.
March 25, 2014
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) announced Monday that the dairy marketing cooperative recorded sales of $1.8 billion and earnings of $7.5 million in 2013. American-style cheese production totaled 400 million pounds in 2013.