Leprino to offer plant tours during festival

September 25, 2013 • Local News

Technical Training Supervisor Alisa Kennedy looks into one of 16 vats that separates curds from whey at Roswell’s Leprino Foods Cheese Plant. (Amy Vogelsang Photo)

Cheese. We use it for so many things: pizza, pasta, Hot Pockets. But where does it actually come from and how does the process work? If you’ve ever watched “How It’s Made,” then you may already know. But for those of you who didn’t watch the Science Channel, Leprino Foods’ cheese plant on Omaha Road will be giving tours as part of the annual Chile Cheese Festival.

To get an inside peek of the plant firsthand gives one an even greater respect for cheese. As one of the world’s largest mozzarella cheese plants, Leprino Foods introduces visitors to a new world evolving around the dairy product.

With a net over the hair, a hard hat on the head, covers over shoes and a long white lab coat to cover civilian clothes, an outsider becomes ready to Login to read more

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