APPLETON, Wis., Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- To support residents along the Gulf Coast, who have been devastated due to Tropical Storm Harvey, Agropur inc. is responding to the Red Cross's Hurricane Harvey appeal by donating $25,000 that will be used towards disaster relief efforts in the region. These dollars go towards providing food and shelter to the many residents that have been evacuated from their homes and communities. Additionally, Agropur will be delivering a truck full of biPro® protein water and is working with other Wisconsin cheese and buttermakers to collectively donate 16,000 pounds of dairy products to help feed victims in Houston, Texas.
In keeping with the cooperative values of solidarity and mutual support which it holds dear, Agropur hopes that this monetary donation helps to bring some peace and resolve to the tens of thousands of residents who have been ousted and experienced loss during this event.
Agropur inc. is a wholly-owned of Agropur Cooperative, which is a North American dairy industry leader founded in 1938. With sales of nearly $6.0 billion in 2016, Agropur is a source of pride to its 3,345 members and 8,000 employees. Agropur processes more than 13 billion pounds of milk per year at its 39 plants across North America.
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