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Welcome Dairy, Inc.

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About Us

Manufacturers of Process Cheese and Cheese Sauces. 1899
Welcome Dairy is established as a natural cheese manufacturing co-op.
1953
The Eggebrecht family acquires Welcome Dairy, the Colby, WI plant, and 50+ years of cheese manufacturing expertise.
1966
Welcome Dairy establishes our own brand.
1984
Welcome enters the process cheese category, coins the name “functional cheese”, and invests in its first functional cheese production line.
1993
Welcome exits the natural cheese business to focus on functional cheese.
1997
Welcome adds second functional cheese production line.
Welcome builds cold storage facility in Unity, WI with store capacity of approximately 8-million pounds.
1998
Welcome partners with Gamay Food Ingredients to produce and package liquid cheese pouch products.
1999
Following extensive research and development, Welcome and Gamay begin liquid cheese pouch sales and win the packaged dinner business of a major grocery chain.
2005
Welcome completes expansion project to double plant capacity in Colby, adding its 3rd and 4th lines.
2012
Welcome undergoes second major expansion again doubling production and storage capacity.
2014
Welcome and Gamay introduce Single Serve Dipping Cups and Food Service pouches for dairy-based dips/sauces and dipping cups for school lunch program serving as springboard for new cup business.
2015
Welcome completes 10,000 sq. ft. office renovation and addition.
2016
Welcome acquires Gamay after nearly two decades

Highlights

  • Make process cheeses
  • Make cheese sauces
  • Cold storage

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Rep/Contact Info

Brian Eggebrecht
Co-Owner
  • Phone: (715) 223-2874
  • Fax: (715) 223-3958
Lea Eggebrecht
Co-Owner
  • Phone: (715) 223-2874
Terry Eggebrecht
Co-Owner
  • Phone: (715) 223-2874
  • Fax: (715) 223-3958

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