Frigo® Cheese Heads® Brand Celebrates Five Years of Making Wishes Come True

Jun 15, 2010, 08:05 ET from Saputo Inc.

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Saputo's Frigo® Cheese Heads® Brand, America's favorite string cheese, proudly celebrates the five-year anniversary of its sponsorship of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America® and has confirmed its support through 2011.

It is an honor for Saputo to celebrate its five-year anniversary with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Throughout this period, Saputo has proudly helped grant wishes for more than 160 seriously ill children.

Frigo® Cheese Heads® Brand has donated more than $1 million to the Make-A-Wish Foundation helping make children's wishes come true, such as swimming with dolphins, being a fireman and even meeting celebrities. Having already renewed its support for 2011 with a donation of $200,000, Frigo® Cheese Heads® Brand looks forward to another successful year with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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About Saputo

Saputo Inc. produces, markets and distributes a wide array of products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, yogurt, dairy ingredients and snack-cakes. Saputo Inc. is the 11th largest dairy processor in the world, the largest in Canada, the third largest in Argentina, among the top 3 cheese producers in the United States and the largest snack-cake manufacturer in Canada. Our products are sold in more than 40 countries under well-known brand names such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Baxter, Dairyland, Danscorella, De Lucia, Dragone, DuVillage 1860, Frigo Cheese Heads, Kingsey, La Paulina, Neilson, Nutrilait, Ricrem, Stella, Treasure Cave, HOP&GO!, Rondeau and Vachon. Saputo Inc. is a publicly traded company whose shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SAP.

About the Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Founded in 1980 when a group of caring volunteers helped a young boy fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer, the Foundation is now the largest wish-granting charity in the world, with 65 chapters in the United States and its territories. With the help of generous donors and nearly 25,000 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants a wish every 40 minutes and has granted more than 193,000 wishes in the United States since its inception. For more information about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, visit

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