Winona Foods holds groundbreaking for new facility

Winona Foods, INC. new facility groundbreaking ceremony took place on Tuesday in Howard WI. The company is building a new cheese manufacturing plant that will bring 120 jobs to the Village of Howard. The 187,000 square foot site is scheduled to be complete and operational by December of 2017. Governor Scott Walker joined Winona Foods employees for the ceremony.

“We are proud to be recognized as America’s Dairyland thanks to our strong agricultural tradition,” Governor Walker said. “To succeed in the 20th-century economy, we’ve developed a strong infrastructure of service, equipment, knowledge, and technology to ensure we remain America’s top dairy producer for generations to come. Looking forward, it’s up to companies like Winona Foods and dairy ambassadors throughout the state to strengthen this important industry by producing and promoting our world-class dairy products.”