Company: Wisconsin Whey Protein, Inc
Location: Turtle Lake and Darlington, WI
Founded In: 2011
What They Do: Wisconsin Whey Protein manufactures highly purified, Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC-80) and Whey Protein Isolate (WPI) designed to meet the requirements of numerous value-added food applications. The plants produce ultra-pure Whey Protein Products for use in infant formula, baby food, sports nutrition, health and wellness industry and geriatric products.
How they are growing: Since 2012, Wisconsin Whey Protein has invested more than $40 million in the construction and start-up of its Turtle Lake and Darlington facilities respectively, creating well over 75 quality jobs in these rural Wisconsin communities. In addition to core products of Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC-80) and Whey Protein Isolate (WPI) the company has also diversified into Cheese and Lactose production and beyond with plans for continued growth.
What they are saying: “Our products are being sold and used both domestically and internationally. There is very high demand growth in these markets for our products. We are excited to bring these new, proprietary and high-tech technology plants to Turtle Lake and Darlington, Wisconsin. They bring tremendous value and opportunity to these communities.” – K Kachadurian, Founder, President and CEO of Wisconsin Whey Protein