The following companies provide dairy products sold through IPAP.

Suppliers noted with the MRS (Midwest Refrigerated Services) logo are available through IPAP’s consolidation program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Suppliers noted with the “Proudly Wisconsin Cheese” graphic offer cheeses made with Wisconsin milk.

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Alamance Foods

Est. 1959

Alamance Foods started when R.W. Scott began selling the extra butter and cream he had churned for his family’s own consumption. In 1959 Alamance Foods was one of the first U.S. companies chosen to produce aerosol whipped cream. Today Alamance Foods is one of three major U.S. producers of aerosol whipped cream as well as offering freeze pops, flavored drinks and bottled water.


Est. 1969

AMPI is headquartered in New Ulm, Minnesota, and owned by dairy farm families from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and North Dakota. The cooperative’s award-winning cheese, butter and powdered dairy products are marketed to foodservice, retail and food ingredient customers. AMPI members annually market about 5.7 billion pounds of milk generating $1.7 billion in sales.

Antonio Mozzarella Factory

Est. 1996

Thomas Pugliese worked for his parents’ pizzeria before traveling to Italy for two years to learn mozzarella making from his grandparents. He returned to the U.S. in 1996 and opened his own company, growing it from a goat farm to a factory. An award-winning manufacturer of fresh Italian cheeses, Antonio Mozzarella Factory continues its success and passion for quality from Pugliese’s family’s Italian cheese making tradition.

Arla Foods

Est. 1998

Arla Foods, the world’s fourth-largest dairy company, is a cooperative owned by more than 12,500 farmers. Arla combines traditional craftsmanship and world-class technologies to ensure its products remain closer to nature, from farm to fridge. Its award-winning portfolio includes havarti, Danish blue, gouda, muenster, edam and English cheddar. Arla Foods ensures its dairy products are crafted with quality, natural ingredients in an environmentally friendly way.

Bay Valley Foods

Est. 1862

Bay Valley Foods, a division of Treehouse Foods, is the largest pickle and pepper supplier in the U.S. The company’s mission is to be the nation’s leading supplier of store-branded products, complemented by strong regional brands. Bay Valley Foods strives to improve its flexibility and speed to keep up with the ever-changing business environment.

Bel Brands USA

Est. 1865

Bel is a major player in the healthy fruit and dairy single-serving portion snacking with notable brands like Mini Babybel, The Laughing Cow, GoGo Squeez and Boursin Cheese. Its international development draws on a portfolio of positive brands, which attract consumers in more than 120 countries. Founded in 1865, Bel is a family group with an ambitious and sustainable growth strategy.


Est. 1970

In 1979 Errico Auricchio moved from Italy to the U.S. with the same goal his great-grandfather had: to make great Italian cheeses. BelGioioso’s award-winning cheeses are made from fresh Wisconsin milk and authentic Italian recipes and known for their pure, distinctive flavors. BelGioioso cheeses are all natural, gluten-free and crafted from rBST-free milk.

Bongards Premium Cheese

Est. 1970

Bongards Creameries was founded in 1908 by farmers who shared one goal: to craft premium dairy products. Since then, Bongards has continued to expand its product portfolio, now producing millions of pounds of natural, process and imitation cheeses each year. As a vertically integrated, global supplier to companies in the foodservice, C-store, deli and retail segments, Bongards delivers consistent, high-quality cheeses time after time.

Burnett Dairy Cooperative

Est. 1896

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is a farmer-owned cooperative and one of the few remaining full-service cooperatives producing cheese today. The cooperative’s retail cheese products are sold online, in grocery stores and at its retail cheese store and bistro in Grantsburg, Wisconsin. Burnett Dairy Cooperative provides farmers with a full range of agricultural services needed for farm management.

Butterball Farms

Est. 1956

Butterball Farms “Imagines Butter Differently.” Butterball Farms is passionate about producing artisan-quality, embossed tabletop and flavored butters, blends and sauces. From the distinctive Premium Butterballs to trademarked butter roses, Butterball Farms can help create a sophisticated customer experience. For chefs and distributors looking to stand out from the crowd, Butterball Farms can customize a logo butter, butter sauce or a flavored compound butter.

California Dairies

Est. 1999

California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and processing cooperative in California, producing 40% of California’s milk. Co-owned by about 400 dairy producers, California Dairies, Inc. manufactures butter, fluid milk products and milk powders. In addition, California Dairies, Inc. is the home of two leading brands of butter, Challenge and Danish Creamery.

Caputo Cheese

Est. 1978

René and Pasquale Caputo founded Caputo Cheese in 1978 as a small retail cheese shop selling bulk quantities of domestic and imported cheeses. The Caputos soon began providing processed and blended cheeses to food distributors and manufacturers. Today Caputo Cheese is a thriving company led by their son, Natale, that offers products from the classic Caputo grated cheeses to award-winning fresh mozzarella.

Carr Valley Cheese

Est. 1883

Owned and operated by the Cook family, Carr Valley Cheese in central Wisconsin is over a century old. Carr Valley remains one of Wisconsin’s traditional cheese plants, famous for making cheese the old-fashioned way by hand. Carr Valley has won hundreds of awards in U.S. and international competitions.

Cedar Valley Cheese

Est. 1947
No website

The late Ralph Hiller bought a small cheese factory and quickly had to relocate to make way for a highway expansion. Since then, Cedar Valley Cheese has grown from two employees to 60. Its third-generation owner, Jeff Hiller, has overseen nine expansions including a new warehouse. Every year Cedar Valley Cheese produces 42 million pounds of its award-winning mozzarella, provolone and string cheeses.

Cheese Merchants

Est. 1998

Cheese Merchants of America is a choice among leading foodservice distributors, retailers and manufacturers for imported and domestic hard cheeses, fresh mozzarella and specialty cheese. Cheese Merchants’ state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is capable of producing grated, shredded, and shaved cheeses in a wide range of custom formulas and various packaging sizes.

Churny Company

Est. 1899

Churny Company is a leader in the specialty cheese business. Its roots go back over 85 years with its brands: Athenos, Hoffman’s and Polly-O. Churny produces natural, cold pack and process cheeses.

Dairy Farmers of America

Est. 1998

Dairy Farmers of America, a global dairy foods company, is owned by more than 8,500 dairy farm families across the U.S. The largest supplier of raw milk in the world, DFA manufactures and sells a complete line of dairy food ingredients. Many of the world’s largest food companies turn to DFA for their dairy needs, including cheese, butter, versatile dairy powders and custom flavor creations.

Dean Foods

Est. 1925

With 15,000 employees nationwide, Dean Foods is the largest processor and direct-to-store distributor of fresh fluid milk and other dairy and dairy case products in the U.S. In all, Dean Foods has more than 50 local and regional names across milk, ice cream, juices, teas, water and other products.

Emmi Roth

Est. 1991

Emmi Roth offers a wide range of award-winning cheeses and dairy products, from Wisconsin specialty cheeses to traditional varieties imported from Emmi Switzerland. Cheeses from Wisconsin-based creamery Roth Cheese include its signature Grand Cru, a line of flavored havarti, Buttermilk Blue and a line of convenience items.


Est. 1886

Fonterra is a global dairy nutrition company owned by 10,500 New Zealand farmers and their families, united by a fundamental belief in the power of dairy to make a difference. A world leading dairy exporter, Fonterra shares the goodness of dairy with the world through brands such as NZMP and Anchor in over 140 markets.

Foremost Farms

Est. 1995

Foremost Farms USA was created when Wisconsin Dairy Cooperative and Golden Guernsey Dairy Cooperative consolidated. Foremost Farms uses its member-owners’ milk – more than 6 billion pounds a year – to manufacture cheese, dairy ingredients, butter and fluid products for various markets and applications.

Galloway Company

Est. 1954

For three generations, the Galloway family has been a pioneer in the dairy industry, helping to expand markets for Wisconsin dairy product and provide its customers with custom, premium products. Today, Galloway Company specializes in producing a variety of custom liquid concentrated dairy blends with the ability to offer its customers unique formulations.

Gourmet Foods International

Est. 1967

Gourmet Foods International is the nation’s leading specialty foods distributor with nine distribution facilities across the U.S., located in Georgia, Florida, New Jersey, Colorado, Texas, Wisconsin, California and North Carolina. With a passion for fine foods and entrepreneurial spirit, Gourmet Foods International’s mission is to provide consumers with the freshest, most comprehensive and highest quality products through its distribution channels.

Graf Creamery

Est. 1926

Albert Graf bought a cheese factory to begin his cheese making operations and in 1928 started producing the butter that has been the cornerstone of Graf Creamery ever since. Though the operation has expanded beyond the simple hand-operated churns into a full-scale automated production facility, it’s the family approach that makes cream into Graf Creamery’s award-winning butter.

Grassland Dairy Products

Est. 1904

Grassland Dairy Products is run by the fourth and fifth generations of the Wuethrich family. With a century of skill and knowledge in the butter business, today’s advanced technology and more than 500 employees, Grassland strives to offer high-quality products and customer service. Its butter products include 83% European-style, organic, non-GMO, spreadable, solids, chips, continentals, roses and cups.

Great Lakes Cheese

Est. 1958

Great Lakes Cheese began as a small company delivering bulk cheeses to neighborhood stores in Cleveland, Ohio. Since then, Great Lakes has grown by acquisition, plant expansions, investment in production and distribution technologies. Great Lakes Cheese has seven plants in Wisconsin, Ohio, New York and Utah, offering a complete line of cheese products including natural, process and imported.


Est. 2018

InterSource is a master distributor for some of the finest artisan and specialty cheese producers in the U.S. InterSource also offers imported cheeses from Italy, Switzerland and England. The company’s mission is to build solid partnerships with the producers in order to provide the utmost service to its customers and the highest quality cheeses available.

Klondike Cheese Company

Est. 1925

Klondike Cheese Company is a fourth-generation cheese making family, crafting award-winning cheeses in the same location in Monroe, Wisconsin, since the late 1800s. Klondike employs state-of-the art equipment, proprietary recipes and time-honored traditions in its cheese making, demonstrating a commitment to providing high-quality, authentic and consistently flavorful products.

LaClare Family Creamery

Est. 1978

LaClare Family Creamery was founded on principles that are rooted in family values, hard work and artistry. From the goats’ special well-balanced diet to the handling of the goat milk, LaClare sets the standard for premium quality goat cheeses. That is why the company is one of the most awarded goat cheese producers in the country.


Est. 1933

Lactalis American Group is the North American division of the world’s largest dairy corporation, Groupe Lactalis. Additionally, the Lactalis Group holds the following rankings: No. 1 Global Diary Group, No. 1 Global Player in Cheese, No. 10 Global Ranking in Food, and No. 1 French Player in Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Cheeses. Groupe Lactalis brands sold in the United States include President, Galbani, Kraft, Hoffman, Parmalat, Valbreso, Black Diamond, Stonyfield and siggi’s yogurt.

Land O’Lakes

Est. 1921

Land O’Lakes, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest cooperatives with operations spanning from agricultural production to consumer foods. Building on a legacy of nearly a century, Land O’Lakes has a farm-to-fork view of agriculture with brands including Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United and Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN. Its products include butter, natural cheeses, process cheeses, cream cheese and sour cream.

Lynn Dairy

Est. 1949

Lynn Dairy is a third-, going on fourth-generation family-owned cheese manufacturing plant. The company grew from a daily intake of 13,000 pounds of raw milk in the 1940s to today’s capacity of 1.7 million pounds per day. Lynn Dairy offers a line of award-winning products for wholesale distribution and foodservice, producing quality cheddars, Monterey Jacks, Colbys and other natural cheeses.

MCT Dairies

Est. 1983

MCT Dairies offers cheese and butter products from around the world for table service and kitchen needs. MCT Dairies’ comprehensive range of dairy products include kosher, halal, organic, and conventional, available in formats such as cheese in chunks, shreds, slices, grated, cubed, snacks and blocks.

Mullins Cheese

Est. 1970

Since its inception, Mullins Cheese in Mosinee, Wisconsin, has expanded its facility several times to implement the latest technology and equipment in the cheese making industry. Mullins produces over 4 million pounds of milk per day at its two plants. The company’s specialties include cheddar, Colby, Monterey Jack, parmesan and Romano cheeses.

Nasonville Dairy

Est. 1885

Nasonville Dairy, located outside Marshfield in central Wisconsin, buys local milk from more than 190 farm families and converts it into 150,000 pounds of cheese each day. The company’s current family, the Heimans, has been carrying forward their knowledge and passion for cheese making and dairy farming since the 1960s. Nasonville Dairy continues its quest to create new flavors.


Est. 1978

Located in Rice, Minnesota, Northland’s SQF-certified facility has been shredding and dicing cheese for over 40 years. Northland blends tradition with quality to make its customers success the company’s top priority. Northland’s vast offerings of products, different cuts and multiple pack sizes allows its customers to have a variety of options to use what is best for their operation.

Oak Grove Dairy

Est. 1972

Oak Grove Dairy takes a hands-on approach from beginning to end in producing its American-style cheeses: Colby, Colby Jack, Monterey Jack, Pepper Jack and cheddar. Oak Grove Dairy is one of few manufacturers that specializes in longhorns and mini deli horn-style cheeses – longhorns cannot be automated – and recently updated its plant to handle the workload.

Old Country Farms

Est. 1982
No website

In 1982 the Old Order Amish community of Cashton, Wisconsin, broke ground on a cheese plant. The community agreed that having its own cheese factory was the best way to provide its dairy farmers with a continuing market for their milk. Old Country Farms accepts all its milk from 230 Amish dairy farms for the cheese making process.

Ornua Ingredients North America

Est. 1961

Ornua Ingredients North America custom formulates and manufactures pasteurized process cheese products. With more than 80 years of experience in cheese formulation, Ornua Ingredients North America delivers functional and nutritional cheese-based ingredient solutions to America’s leading food manufacturers and foodservice providers.

Pasture Pride Cheese

Est. 2003

Located in Wisconsin in the heart of Amish Country, Pasture Pride Cheese is crafted with milk that local Amish dairies deliver to the factory in chilled milk cans, the old-fashioned way. Pasture Pride Cheese produces varieties including cheddar, Monterey Jack, Pepper Jack, muenster, Colby, Colby-Jack and juustoleipa, a buttery Finnish baked cheese.

Renard’s Cheese

Est. 1961

Renard’s Cheese is a third-generation, family-owned cheese factory in Door County, Wisconsin. The Renard family produces award-winning handcrafted gourmet cheeses including cheddar, Colby, farmer, muenster, brick, marble, Monterey Jack, mozzarella string and whips, smoked and 50-plus flavor-infused specialty cheeses. Renard’s Cheese produces 2 million pounds of cheese a year.

Saputo Cheese

Est. 1954

Saputo Cheese USA produces, markets and distributes a variety of cheeses, including mozzarella, American-style and specialty cheeses, such as ricotta, provolone, blue, parmesan, goat cheese and Romano. Saputo Cheese also converts, markets and sells a broad range of specialty cheeses and holds a portfolio of import licenses for specialty cheeses manufactured abroad. In the U.S., Saputo Cheese ranks among the top three cheese producers.

Saputo Dairy Foods USA

Est. 1954

Saputo Dairy Foods USA produces, markets and distributes a variety of dairy and non-dairy extended shelf-life products including cream and creamers, ice cream mixes, whipping cream, aerosol whipped toppings, iced coffee, half-and-half and value-added milks, as well as cultured products, such as sour cream and cottage cheese. Saputo is among the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products in the U.S.

Savencia Cheese USA

Est. 1956

Savencia Cheese USA is part of Savencia Fromage & Dairy, a leading global dairy company focusing on specialty cheeses, established in the U.S. in 1974. It utilizes the latest technology and deep culinary expertise to meet customers’ expectations in great taste, convenience, and nutrition, while staying committed to standards of the highest quality. The company offers a wide portfolio of imported and domestic cheeses.

Schreiber Foods

Est. 1945

Schreiber specializes in yogurt, natural cheese, process cheese and cream cheese. Since starting as a small process cheese company in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Schreiber has grown to a more than $5 billion global enterprise and the world’s largest privately held cheese company. The team consists of 8,000 employees throughout North America, Europe, South America and Asia.

Schuman Cheese

Est. 1945

For four generations, the Schuman family has earned a reputation for delivering world-class cheese to customers around the globe. Whether importing the best cheeses from Europe, making award-winning cheeses in Wisconsin or crafting inspired new cheese products, Schuman Cheese has never strayed from its core purpose: to enhance everyday eating experiences with the highest quality cheese.

Toscana Cheese Company

Est. 1993

Toscana Cheese Company combines the authentic ingredients and traditions of old-world European cheese making with the latest manufacturing technologies and a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. The result is premium-quality European-style cheeses, from fresh mozzarella, curd and ricotta to naturally smoked cheeses and flavored mozzarella.

Tulkoff Products

Est. 1925

Tulkoff Food Products is a third-generation family-owned manufacturer of condiments, specialty sauces and ingredients. Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, Tulkoff produces more than 400 unique items for retail, foodservice, private label, co-pack and industrial clients nationwide. Tulkoff’s product selection includes horseradish, garlic, ginger, pesto, seafood sauces, flavored butters, assorted aiolis and custom sauces.

Unique Food Concepts

Est. 2000

Unique Food Concepts developed cheese culture blends and production procedures to create authentic Hispanic cheeses including queso blanco, queso fresco, anejo enchilado, Cotija, queso quesadilla, asadero and Oaxaca cheeses. These cheeses are true in appearance, texture, flavor and performance to cheeses found in Mexico and the Caribbean.

V&V Supremo

Est. 1964

V&V Supremo was founded as a family business to serve fresh farmers’ cheese to Chicago’s growing Mexican immigrant community. Now in its second generation, the company is the oldest Hispanic cheese manufacturer with national distribution. V&V Supremo provides all-natural authentic Mexican cheese and dairy products produced domestically in Wisconsin and Illinois, focusing on a consistently fresh, flavorful and dependable disposition.

Valley Cooperative Association

Est. 1949

Valley Cooperative Association is a member-owned cooperative that distributes ingredients to retail bakeries, wholesale bakeries and breweries. The cooperative offers ingredients and supplies through an extensive purchasing system, climate-controlled warehousing and a responsive distribution network. VCA’s purpose is to reduce ingredient costs through volume purchasing and efficient distribution.

Welcome Dairy

Est. 1899

Located in Colby, Wisconsin, Welcome Dairy manufactures a variety of handcrafted Wisconsin Cheese products. We set the standard in creaminess and versatility with our Pasteurized Process Cheese Spread and the standard in full flavor, consistency, and functionality for our Melting Cheese. If you are looking for quality, versatility and convenience, our Pasteurized Process Cheese Sauce is your premium solution all in one pouch. Utilize our ultra-versatile 5 lb. loaves for all deli and restaurant applications like mac n cheese and queso sauce. Our premium cheese products offer award winning flavor and convenience.

West Point Dairy Products

Est. 1947

West Point Dairy Products manufactures butter and dairy ingredients at facilities located in Nebraska and Utah. Natural ingredients and pasteurized cream are used to churn butter on a daily basis. West Point Dairy Products has placed an emphasis on private labeling and specialty packaging.

Westby Cooperative Creamery

Est. 1903

Nestled in the rolling hills of west-central Wisconsin, Westby Cooperative Creamery is a locally owned co-op formed in 1903. Initially a butter producer, Westby now produces cottage cheeses, sour creams, dips, yogurts, cheese curds and organic products. All Westby products are rBST-free; no hormones are injected into the cow to make them produce more milk.

Winona Foods

Est. 1995

Winona Foods’ managing partners began their work at family-owned cheese companies where they learned the art of cheese making and the pride of quality. Initially a trader of surplus lots of bulk cheeses for dairy manufacturers, today Winona Foods provides a variety of services for dairy manufacturers, industrial and foodservice customers.

Wisconsin Cheese Group

Est. 1985

Wisconsin Cheese Group manufactures, markets and distributes specialty cheeses and traditional Hispanic food products including cheese, probiotic beverages, chorizos, desserts, spices and peppers. Wisconsin Cheese Group’s brands of Hispanic products include El Viajero, Bio Salud!, La Morenita, Reynaldo’s, Wisconsin Farms, Lisy, Orale, El Chilar and Queseria Caribe.

Wohlt Creamery

Est. 1941

Wohlt Creamery is a 60-year-old manufacturer of processed cheese located in New London, Wisconsin. Wohlt Creamery offers a wide variety of flavored cheeses, custom blends and various melt profiles for foodservice, the deli trade and food manufacturing. In addition, shredding and dicing options are available. Quality and innovation are woven into the culture at Wohlt Creamery.

Yay! Beverages

Est. 2000

Yay! shelf-stable beverages feature high-quality, wholesome ingredients with innovative processing techniques and aseptic packaging that reimagine what’s possible in milk. Yay! Beverages is a division of the Revelry Group, a social enterprise dedicated to LEAP, a nonprofit organization that serves people struggling with extraordinary life circumstances such as cancer, injuries and homelessness.

Zimmerman Cheese

Est. 1979

Zimmerman Cheese has been practicing the art of cheese making for four generations in Wiota, Wisconsin. Its house specialties have won numerous awards throughout the years. The company’s philosophy is quality, not quantity. Zimmerman produces brick, muenster, Baby Jack, farmer, Monterey Jack, low sodium cheeses, asadero and queso quesadilla.