Saputo acquired Cayer-JCB Group Inc., a Québec-based producer of European-style cheeses.
Saputo became the number one player in the Canadian milk processing industry through its acquisition of Dairyworld Foods.
Saputo became the leader in blue cheese production for the USA retail segment through the acquisition of operations related to the Treasure Cave and Nauvoo blue cheese brands.
Saputo expanded beyond North America through the acquisition of Molfino Hermanos S.A., Argentina’s third largest milk processor.
Following the Board's selection process amongst various candidates, Lino Saputo announced his son, Lino Jr., would succeed him as President and Chief Executive Officer. He would continue on as Chairman of the Board.
Owing to the efforts of its founding members, Saputo celebrated 50 years of growth, passion and craftsmanship.