Byrne Dairy to Sell Syracuse Milk Bottling Plant, Delivery Operation to Upstate Niagara

Byrne Dairy announced Monday the company reached an agreement to sell its milk bottling plant in Syracuse and store delivery operation to Upstate Niagara Cooperative. 

The financial terms weren’t disclosed, but Upstate Niagara will operate the Oneida Street facility and package fresh milk under Byrne Dairy’s name. This includes Byrne Dairy’s glass bottles, which are sold at convenience stores across central New York. The milk will be supplied by Byrne Dairy to the Oneida Street bottling plant. 

Byrne Dairy has 250 employees involved in the distribution and production of milk, the company said. Upstate “expects to retain nearly all of Byrne’s current employees,” according to a news release. 

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