Saputo closes on purchase of Franklin site for cheese factory

Saputo plant in Lena, Wisconsin. Image from Google.
Saputo plant in Lena, Wisconsin. Image from Google.

Canada-based dairy company Saputo Inc. has closed on the land in Franklin where it plans to construct an approximately 340,000-square-foot facility and employ about 600 people. The company purchased 34 acres of vacant land southwest of West Oakwood Road and South 27th Street in Franklin on Monday for just over $7.08 million, according to state

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