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Superior Dairy Incorporated Expands Dairy Product Line in Ohio

Company invests in manufacturing and packaging operations within the state’s leading dairy industry
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Company Name: Superior Dairy Incorporated
Location: Perry
Industry Sector: Food and Agribusiness
Company Profile: Growing from humble beginnings in 1922, Canton, Ohio-based Superior Dairy Incorporated is a fourth generation owned dairy company and the largest independently owned dairy manufacturer in Ohio. Today, their distribution chain reaches to over half of the country.
Company Website: www.superiordairy.com

Project Summary:

  • Type of Project: Expansion
  • Jobs:
    • Jobs committed: 123
    • Jobs retained: 313

Company Need:

Superior Dairy Incorporated, a manufacturer of milk products, needed to support new aseptic processes and packaging lines that will enable the company to expand into new markets that complement their fluid dairy component.

Superior Dairy also sought to implement new manufacturing lines for growth in their cottage cheese, sour cream and cream product lines as well as the preliminary implementation of a new caseless line.

Testimonial:

“Our team of dedicated employees is proud to continue the rapid growth which makes our company the largest fluid milk producer serving customers throughout the United States. Our family has called Canton and Ohio home for 100 years. This investment continues our focus on innovation and technology that will help us expand beyond the U.S. and ultimately feed the world with the highest quality products from Superior Dairy.” – Greg Soehnlen president, Superior Dairy

Why Ohio?

With over 100 years of successful growth in Ohio, Superior Dairy will expand in its home state. Superior Dairy is a part of Ohio’s leading food industry, which includes a dairy presence that is 4th in the nation in low fat cottage cheese production and 5th in total number of dairy manufacturing plants.

Food and dairy brands including Daisy Brand, Abbott Nutrition, Dannon, Nestlé and Smucker’s are among the industry leaders invested in Ohio. 

Collaborators:

State Senator Kirk Schuring, Team NEO, Stark Economic Development Board and JobsOhio