Dairy Cooperative Plans $ 87.3M Project at Cheese Plant

ZUMBROTA — Owners of a Zumbrota dairy processing plant are proposing an $87.3 million investment to replace key equipment and upgrade the facility.

The Dairy Farmers of America cooperative announced that it is in talks with the City of Zumbrota and Goodhue County about the project at the cheese and dairy powder processing plant, which employs about 130 people.

When asked if DFA is seeking financial support from the local governments, Zumbrota plant manager Terry Johnson responded by stating, “We look forward to working in partnership with the city and the country through this period to confirm the feasibility of moving forward.”

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