Human and animal nutrition company Milk Specialties Global has acquired the Saputo facility in Monroe, WI, adding to its nine certified manufacturing facilities spread across the Midwest and California.
Human and animal nutrition company Milk Specialties Global has acquired the Saputo facility in Monroe, WI.Founded in 1949, Milk Specialties says it has experienced exceptional growth in human and animal nutrition, manufacturing whey and milk protein ingredients used primarily in the sports nutrition and functional food end-markets. This acquisition will, the company said, allow Milk Specialties to grow its whey protein ingredients through its advanced Ultrafiltration process, while enhancing the company’s commitment to ita strategic supply partners. “This investment will support our ongoing commitment to our valued whey suppliers to provide a consistent market for whey protein,” said Tom Benson, Senior Vice President of Strategic Sourcing & Risk Management of Milk Specialties. “Investing in an area that is soaked with a proud cheese making tradition will allow both our cheesemakers and Milk Specialties to continue to grow.”Currently, Milk Specialties has nine certified manufacturing facilities spread across the Midwest and California. The Monroe facility and its 14 employees will join the manufacturer as the tenth facility location.