Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Kerry Group to cease operations in Waukesha

Kerry Group will halt its operations at a plant in Waukesha, affecting the jobs of 40 employees.

Kerry has notified state officials that it will discontinue production of dairy flavors – used in chocolate milk, cheddar cheese and such – at a leased factory at 620 Progress Ave. late this year.

Kerry bought the business as part of the larger acquisition of Cargill Flavor Systems last December, spokesman Jim Egan said. He said Kerry plans to move the operations to an existing company plant in Jackson, and that employees may be able to transfer there.

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