A Reeseville cheesemaker is planning a $1.65 million expansion expected to create 36 jobs.
Specialty Cheese Company Inc. will receive up to $100,000 in state tax credits, authorized by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation over the next three years, according to a press release. The actual amount of tax credits is contingent upon the number of jobs created and the amount of capital investment during that period.
Specialty Cheese was founded in Reeseville in 1991, when the Scharfman family purchased five old cheese factories dating back to the 1860s.
Expansion and modernization took place by purchasing the old Lowell-Reeseville High School building and converting it into a cheese factory in 2003. The company’s website makes mention of the