Swiss Valley Farms started in 1958 as two Midwest dairy cooperatives. Originally, Iowa Illinois and Quality Milk were the two companies that merged together to create the Mississippi Valley Milk Producers Association (MVMPA). It wasn’t until 1981 that the name officially change to Swiss Valley Farms. Today the company manufactures award-winning Swiss, Baby Swiss, Maasdam, Gouda, Blue, Gorgonzola, Cream Cheese, Neufchatel, and Sweet Whey specialties cheeses for both domestic and international markets. In 2016, the company merged with Prairie Farms which one of the most recognized names in dairy production.
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Fun Fact: When 1 out of 10 people in the US bites into a piece of Swiss cheese, it’s Swiss Valley Farms Cheese.