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updated 12:12 PM CDT, Sep 17, 2014

New Owner of Gold'n Plump

  • Written by Bob Gabrielson
  • Published in News

(12/17/13) A new owner was announced today for two large Wisconsin chicken food facilities.  The Maschhoffs of Carlyle Illinois has completed the purchase of G-N-P, the owner of Gold-'n-Plump Chicken of Arcadia.

 Terms of the deal were not disclosed.  The Maschhoffs is the largest family-owned pork producer in North America.  G-N-P is based in Saint Cloud Minnesota.  It has a number of chicken brands -- including the Gold-'n-Plump processing plant in Arcadia, and a chicken hatchery in Independence.  Both those facilities are in Trempealeau County.  The new owner says the two companies' production businesses will keep operating as separate business units.

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