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Tony Zimmer, left, drying department supervisor, shows Cory Vadner how to operate the AMPI Paynesville plant's whey protein concentrate tote filler. Each tote is filled with about 1 ton. Submitted photo

Dawson, Paynesville: AMPI plants produce food for the masses


Every day, people across the country likely consume products made by Associated Milk Producers Inc. without even realizing it.

AMPI, which is headquartered in New Ulm and has plants in Dawson and Paynesville, among others, produces cheese, butter and dried whey products. These products are then marketed under 170 private label brands for the retail, food service and food ingredient sectors, said Sarah Schmidt, communications director for AMPI.

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Ashley White

Ashley White is the community content coordinator for the West Central Tribune. Follow her on Twitter @Ashley_WCT.

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