Upstate Niagara Completes Purchase of Former Alpina Yogurt Plant

BATAVIA — Upstate Niagara Cooperative has completed its acquisition of the former Alpina Foods yogurt plant located at the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park.

The Western New York based dairy cooperative had signed a purchase agreement on Feb. 28 to buy the facility from Climb Your Mountain, Inc., in a transaction facilitated by Harry Davis & Company.

“We’re very excited to have finalized our purchase of this manufacturing plant in Batavia,” said Larry Webster, CEO of Upstate Niagara Cooperative, in a news release. “As a dairy cooperative owned by farm families throughout the region, this acquisition is located central to our member milk supply. This production ready facility is only a few years old and represents an investment by our member owners towards continued and long-term growth for our cooperative. We look forward to adding manufacturing jobs within the Genesee County community while offering additional products and manufacturing capabilities to our customers.”

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