MGP portfolio company Gilman Cheese Corporation ("Gilman") has merged with Dairyfood USA, a specialty processor of extended shelf-life cheese products including smoked links and loaves, snack wedges, portion-control cups, dips and spreads, cut bars, and non-dairy products. This merger brings together two of Wisconsin's largest cheese processors to create an expanded product mix for customers around the world. Dairyfood USA and Gilman currently employ 149 and 184 employees, respectively.
“We are excited to partner with another Wisconsin cheese processor and provide additional products to customers including the naturally smoked cheeses Dairyfood USA is known for,” said David Delgado, president of Gilman. “There are also significant opportunities for innovation as worldwide demand for processed cheese continues to grow.”
“The future is extremely bright for Dairyfood USA and Gilman Cheese,” said Daniel Culligan, Dairyfood USA president and CEO. “Together the people, products, and legacy of each company will make the Wisconsin cheese industry stronger and more competitive while providing our customers with additional opportunities.”
For more information on Gilman, please visit gilmancheese.com.
For more information on Dairyfood USA, please visit dairyfoodusa.com.