Agropur inc.

3500 E. Destination Drive
Appleton, WI 54915
Agropur, Inc. is a worldwide supplier of award-winning cheeses. With more than 300 employees across Weyauwega, Little Chute, and Luxemburg, Wisconsin, Agropur's rich tradition is the gold standard by which so many other cheesemakers measure their products. In fact, five cheesemakers at Agropur have earned the prestigious Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker certification. Since 1938, Agropur has remained an organization with humble roots and the highest expectations for cheese.


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Master Cheesemakers At Agropur inc.

Tom Blauert
Tom Blauert
Involved in mozzarella production for more than 25 years, Tom takes great pride in cheesemaking. His Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® certifications in both mozzarella and low-fat mozzarella give him the distinction of being one of the state’s best. For Tom, innovation is the name of the game, and he plans to continue elevating the state of cheese in Wisconsin.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Mozzarella
Terry Lensmire
Terry Lensmire
After nearly half a century in the industry, Terry knows a thing or two about cheese. That’s why he’s a renowned judge in contests held by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, plus national and international competitions. Terry is certified for cheddar, Monterey jack, mozzarella and provolone cheese, a distinction that demonstrates his commitment to quality.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Mozzarella, Provolone
Daniel Stearns
Daniel Stearns
Dan understands the cheese industry deeply; he grew up on a dairy farm, and quickly learned the industry’s essential role in Wisconsin. Dan dedicated himself to cheesemaking early on, and never looked back. He’s focused on continually improving Agropur’s products, as shown by his certification in cheddar cheese.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Cheddar
Roger Krohn
Roger Krohn
Age 14 saw Roger, the third of his generation, fully immersed in the cheesemaking world. As a result of his father’s mentorship, Roger has dedicated his career to making award-winning cheese. With more than 40 years in the business, Roger is certified for mozzarella and provolone cheese, and serves as the Cheese Technical Manager for Agropur.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Mozzarella, Provolone
Pat Doell
Pat Doell
You could say that Pat was destined to be a cheesemaker. Raised under the mentorship of his father and uncle, Doell’s career path was never in doubt. His life’s work has taken place entirely at the same plant, now owned by Agropur, which is right next to his childhood home in Luxemburg, Wisconsin. Doell holds certifications in provolone and mozzarella.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Mozzarella, Provolone



Aged Cheddar
Descriptors: Aged 1 to 3 Years; Extra Sharp; Sharp; White
Forms: 640-lb Block
Descriptors: Aged 1 to 3 Years; Aged 6 Months to 1 Year; Curds; Extra Sharp; Fresh; Medium; Mild; Natural; Sharp; White
Forms: 640-lb Block; Curds
Cheese Curds
Descriptors: Cheddar; Curds
Forms: Curds
Descriptors: Cranberry; Custom Blends; Fat Free; Garlic & Herb; Mediterranean; Mediterranean Herb; Mild; Peppercorn; Precora; Reduced Fat; Tomato Basil
Forms: Block, Other; Bulk; Loaf; Pail
Descriptors: Low Moisture; Part Skim; Whole Milk
Forms: Loaf; Shredded; Stick
Descriptors: Mild; Pasteurized; Sharp; Smoked
Forms: Loaf; Salame; Shredded
Young Cheddar
Descriptors: Medium; Mild; White
Forms: 640-lb Block

Dairy Ingredients:

Whey Ingredients
Descriptors: Food Grade
Whey Cream
Descriptors: 34%
Whey Protein Concentrate
Descriptors: Instantized80%
Whey Protein Isolate
Descriptors: 90%80% InstantInstantized
Descriptors: Dried
Descriptors: CondensedLiquidDriedFood Grade
Whey Phospholipid
Descriptors: Kosher50% or moreFood GradeAnimal


  • Custom Manufacturing/Packaging Capabilities
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Private Label

Company Contact Information

Marty Pullin
3500 E. Destination Drive
Appleton, WI 54915
Phone: 920-931-0051
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