Agropur Ingredients: Cole Johnson promoted within sales structure

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Cole Johnson promoted within Agropur Ingredients sales structure

La Crosse, WI, November 19, 2015 – Cole Johnson has been promoted to Sales Manager, Cheese Ingredients. Under this new position, Johnson will be overseeing all Agropur Ingredients’ Cheese Ingredient activities including the sales and development of Capstone® Anti-caking Agents and Keystone® Stabilizer Systems.

“Cole has been an integral part of making our products a standard within the shredded cheese industry. He pushes the boundaries of a very traditional business and has created relationships with his customers that are dependable and strategically beneficial for all involved parties,” Mike Homewood, VP of Ingredient Sales, Agropur Ingredients.

With headquarters in La Crosse, WI, the business supports four primary industries with their application specific blends: cheese, bakery, beverage and frozen desserts. Their private label segment supports the health, wellness and sports nutrition industries through toll services and turnkey contract manufacturing.

About Agropur Ingredients

Agropur Ingredients is a global leader in supplying the food, beverage & nutritional industries with superior quality contract manufacturing services and innovative functional ingredients. Whether objectives are to streamline production processes, improve texture, increase shelf-life, enhance nutrition, boost output, balance cost, or achieve better sensory perception – Agropur Ingredients has a solution for you. As part of Agropur Dairy Cooperative we are global in our vertical integration and equipped to assist in all facets of product sourcing, formulation, manufacturing, testing, packaging, and distribution.

Agropur Ingredients functional ingredients business sector supports the dairy, bakery, beverage and cheese industries through brands including: Cornerstone®, Keystone®, FlavoGen®, BakiGen®, Capstone®, DariGen®, PZ-44® and Reddi-Sponge®. For more information, email [email protected] or visit www.agropuringredients.com and www.agropurPL.com.

About Agropur Founded in 1938, Agropur Cooperative is a leading player in the North American dairy industry with sales of more than $4.7 billion as of the end of 2014. The Cooperative is a source of pride for its 3,473 dairy producer members and 8,000 employees. Agropur now processes more than 5.4 billion liters of milk per year in its 40 plants across North America and boasts an impressive line of well-known brands and products, including Natrel, Québon, OKA, Farmers, Central Dairies, Sealtest, biPro, Island Farms, Agropur Grand Cheddar, and the Ultima Foods joint venture’s iögo and Olympic brands.