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Bel Group to Invest $100 Million in New US Cheese Plant

Bel Group to Invest $100 Million in New US Cheese Plant
February 02
15:56 2012

Bel, the family-owned French cheese group, is to invest $100 million, through its subsidiary Bel Brands USA, to build a new cheese plant in the US. Chicago-based Bel Brands USA, which manufactures and markets the Laughing Cow brand, plans to construct the 170,000-sq-ft plant in South Dakota. The new facility will make the group’s Mini Babybel snacking cheese.

 

Bel Brands USA, which has doubled sales in the last four years, operates two existing plants in Kentuckyand Wisconsin. The new factory will initially employ 200 people.

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