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Saputo Partners with 4-H Canada to Encourage the Next Generation of Dairy Leaders

/EINPresswire.com/ -- MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jun 1, 2018) - Saputo Inc. ("Saputo" or the "Company") (TSX:SAP) has proudly announced today, on #worldmilkday, a 3-year commitment to encourage the next generation of dairy leaders through 4-H Canada, a not-for-profit organization giving Canadian youth the opportunity to positively impact the community through hands-on programming. The Company's contribution of $660,000 over the next 3 years will be invested in youth development within local dairy clubs, national and international dairy youth conferences, internships and contests, as well as the Careers on the Grow platform.

"We believe dairy communities across the country are a vibrant source of inspiration, and this partnership will encourage thousands of youth to confidently pursue this shared passion for our industry," said Sandy Vassiadis, Vice President, Communications and Corporate Responsibility at Saputo.

As the country's leading dairy processor, Saputo and its 5,400 Canadian employees will celebrate by proudly raising a glass of nutritious milk today. Follow the movement at #saputo.

Community engagement is important to Saputo. In this regard, the Company strives to invest 1% of its pre-tax profits each year in community programs and organizations. To learn more, visit www.saputo.com/Our-Promise/Community.

About Saputo

Saputo produces, markets, and distributes a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, extended shelf-life milk and cream products, cultured products and dairy ingredients. Saputo is one of the top ten dairy processors in the world, the largest cheese manufacturer and the leading fluid milk and cream processor in Canada, the top dairy processor in Australia and the second largest in Argentina. In the USA, Saputo ranks among the top three cheese producers and is one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products. Our products are sold in several countries under well-known brand names such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, COON, Cracker Barrel*, Dairyland, DairyStar, Devondale, Friendship Dairies, Frigo Cheese Heads, La Paulina, Milk2Go/Lait's Go, Montchevre, Murray Goulburn, Neilson, Nutrilait, Scotsburn*, Stella, Sungold, Treasure Cave and Woolwich Dairy. Saputo Inc. is a publicly traded company and its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "SAP".

*Trademark used under licence.

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