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Warrnambool completes everyday cheese buy

Warrnamboolcoon, cheese Cheese and Butter Factory (WCB) is set to increase its presence in the consumer branded everyday cheese products segment in Australia following the completion of its $137.5 million takeover of Lion Dairy’s everyday cheese business (EDC Business),

Lion’s everyday cheese business’ operations include its cut and wrap facility and brands Coon, Cracker Barrel, Mil Lel, and Fred Walker.

The EDC business for the Victoria-based company generates annual sales of around $160 million and employs 170 people.

Lion’s cut and wrap operations are located in a building owned by WCB, which is adjacent to WCB’s cheese manufacturing facility in Allansford, Victoria.

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