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Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI)

PO Box 455
New Ulm, MN 56073
507-354-8295
Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) is a dairy marketing cooperative owned by 2,000 farm families and operated by its 1,200 employees. Dairy farm owners produce high-quality milk on family farms across Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and North Dakota. AMPI's own packaging and processing plant is proudly located in Portage, Wisconsin, and their diversity in production is an asset to many customers here in Wisconsin and beyond. (They also have plants in Blair and Jim Falls, Wisconsin. This makes it sound like they only have one plant in Portage.)
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AMPI - Blair Outlet Store
220 Center St.
Blair, WI 54616
608-989-2535
AMPI - Jim Falls Outlet Store
1 Main St.
Jim Falls, WI 54748
715-382-4113

Master Cheesemakers At Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI)


Mark Frederixon
Mark Frederixon
Mark is a Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® who’s certified in cheddar cheese. A 36-year veteran of Associated Milk Producers, Inc. (AMPI), Mark manages the company’s Blair, Wisconsin plant. But while much of his work is now devoted to management, he stays involved in day-to-day cheese production, a craft he’s honed over nearly four decades.
Master Cheesemaker Certified in: Cheddar
 

Products


Cheeses:

Aged Cheddar
Descriptors: Sharp; White; Yellow
Forms: Barrel; Block, Other; Midget; Print; Retail Cuts
American (Pasteurized Processed)
Descriptors: Cheddar; Pepper; Sharp
Forms: Bulk; Loaf; Print; Retail Cuts; Slices
Cheddar
Descriptors: Medium; Mild; Sharp; White; Yellow
Forms: Barrel; Block, Other; Bulk; Midget; Print; Retail Cuts; Shredded; Slices
Cheese Blends (excl. Colby-Monterey Jack)
Descriptors: Cheddar & Monterey Jack; Cheddar/Mozzarella; Italian; Mexican Blend; Mozzarella/Provolone; Taco/Nacho Cheese--(Mozzarella)
Forms: Shredded; Stick
Colby
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Midget; Print; Retail Cuts
Colby-Monterey Jack
Descriptors: Nacho; Taco
Forms: Block, Other; Deli/Mini Horn; Longhorn; Print; Retail Cuts; Shredded
Monterey Jack
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: Block, Other; Deli/Mini Horn; Longhorn; Print; Retail Cuts; Shredded
Pasteurized Processed Cheese Food
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Forms: No Form Specified
Young Cheddar
Descriptors: Medium; Mild; White; Yellow
Forms: Barrel; Block, Other; Midget; Print; Retail Cuts

Dairy Ingredients:

Whey Ingredients
Lactose
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Sweet Dairy Whey
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified
Dried Whey
Descriptors: No Descriptor Specified

Services


  • Conversion/Cut & Wrap for OTHER companies
  • Custom Manufacturing/Packaging Capabilities
  • Kosher
  • Private Label

Company Contact Information


Marshall Reece
PO Box 455
New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone: 507-233-3620
Fax: 507-359-8695
Contact for:
All Inquiries

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