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Wisconsin cheesemakers hope to profit from California chaos

Dispute between dairy farmers and cheese producers could take a toll

7:09 AM, Jan. 22, 2013
Steven Dionne loads feta cheese onto a belt headed into the crumble machine at Klondike Cheese Co. in Monroe.
Steven Dionne loads feta cheese onto a belt headed into the crumble machine at Klondike Cheese Co. in Monroe.
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Wisconsin's cheese producers are poised to profit - perhaps mightily - from a feud that has buckled the knees of California's dysfunctional dairy industry.

California cheesemakers have prospered for decades because the price of milk used to make cheese has been set lower than what competitors from other states, including Wisconsin, pay. Now, California's financially strapped dairy farmers are saying their future depends on whether their state's cheese producers can be forced to pay the same price as everybody else.

If California cheesemakers are forced onto a level playing field, ...

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