BelGioioso Cheese has entered into an agreement to acquire Polly-O, the historic cheese brand founded in 1899, for an undisclosed purchase price from the Lactalis Group. The Polly-O brand of cheese will expand BelGioioso’s footprint in the dairy category in addition to its existing Casaro brand. Last year, Polly-O achieved net sales of roughly USD $177 million.
Westby Creamery is bringing back its Hometown Pride Gift Box for the holiday season, available online through Westby's website and shipped direct-to-consumer for $52 with free shipping. The box contains top-selling fan favorite products crafted at the company's plant in Westby, Wisconsin, including:
Kaukauna, America’s #1 manufacturer of cheese balls, is introducing two new, limited-edition cheese ball varieties for the fall and holiday seasons: Kaukauna Cranberry & Cream Cheese and Kaukauna Four Cheese & Sun Dried Tomato.
The results are in for this year’s World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest. In all, there were 267 winners, and with its 47 awards, or 18% of total awards, Prairie Farms had more wins than any competing company, including the top honor of Grade A Grand Champion for Regular Small Curd Cottage Cheese.
Rolling out to grocery stores nationwide this summer are Johnsonville Sausage Strips - a new product line of fully cooked smoked sausage that looks and cooks like bacon, but is sausage. Johnsonville, the number-one sausage company in America, delivers the flavor, texture and versatility of sausage in a new, bacon-like form.
After gaining huge popularity at the Minnesota State Fair and a successful launch of its frozen breakfast sandwiches last year, St. Paul-based Nordic Waffles is now expanding to nearly 80 grocery stores throughout Wisconsin. Located in the frozen food section, the popular all-day Breakfast sandwiches will be at 18 Woodman’s Markets, 32 Festival Foods and 40 Piggly Wiggly locations across the state by mid-April.
Cheese curds consistently top the list for Wisconsin's most iconic foods so to celebrate this cult favorite "snack that squeaks," Wisconsin dairy farmers are bringing together the world's largest group of cheese lovers for National Cheese Curd Day on October 15th. The event will broadcast live on Wisconsin Cheese and Culver's Facebook pages, and 10 participating guests will win fresh Wisconsin cheese curds and Culver's fried cheese curds for a year.
Fire up the grill – wait turn on the oven! Two Wisconsin-based companies, Palermo Villa, Inc. and Johnsonville, have collaborated to create a pizza Wisconsinites have only dreamed of until now – the new Screamin’ Sicilian Johnsonville Brat, Pepper & Onion Pizza.