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Schreiber Foods Gets Tax Incentives for Unspecified Big Project in Utah

May 19, 2023
The Wisconsin cheese giant has not revealed details for the reported $68 million investment in the Cache Valley region.

Green Bay, Wis.-based Schreiber Foods was recently awarded tax incentives to spur expansion the in the state of Utah, where the company currently has processing and distribution operations.

According to local news, the company plans to invest $68 million in the Cache Valley region, adding as many as 52 jobs along the way — although details of Schreiber Foods’ plans were not shared. Schreiber Foods currently owns a production and distribution facility in Logan and another production facility in Amalga.

The tax credit is a post-performance tax reduction for the company’s expansion in Utah. If Schreiber’s growth, investment and employee wages meet preset standards every year for eight years, it will receive 25% of their taxes from the state.

Schreiber Foods produces cream cheese, natural cheese, process cheese and yogurt out of its Logan facility, which it has owned since 1972, and natural cheese out of the Amalga facility (which is listed as the Smithfield, Utah, facility on the company’s Web site).

About the Author

Andy Hanacek | Senior Editor

Andy Hanacek has covered meat, poultry, bakery and snack foods as a B2B editor for nearly 20 years, and has toured hundreds of processing plants and food companies, sharing stories of innovation and technological advancement throughout the food supply chain. In 2018, he won a Folio:Eddie Award for his unique "From the Editor's Desk" video blogs, and he has brought home additional awards from Folio and ASBPE over the years. In addition, Hanacek led the Meat Industry Hall of Fame for several years and was vice president of communications for We R Food Safety, a food safety software and consulting company.

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