Schreiber Foods Inc., is a dairy company which produces and distributes natural cheese, process cheese, cream cheese and yogurt. It is an employee-owned customer brand dairy company headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin. With more than $5 billion in annual sales, Forbes ranked Schreiber Foods as the 81sth largest private employer in 2016. Schreiber Foods was founded in 1945 when L.D. Schreiber, in partnership with Merlin G. Bush and Daniel D. Nusbaum, started the L.D. Schreiber Cheese Company with its original plant in Green Bay, Wisconsin. In 1950, Schreiber Foods opened a second cheese plant in Carthage, Missouri. Schreiber added two more plants in the 1970s in Logan, Utah, and Monett, Missouri. In 2000, Schreiber purchased the Beatrice Foods plant in Waukesha, Wisconsin. It closed that plant employing 170 in 2002. Schreiber purchased Pinnacle Cheese in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 2000. It closed the plant employing 100 in 2003. Schreiber purchased Raskas Foods in St. Louis, Missouri, in 2002. It closed the St Louis plant employing 220 in 2005, while maintaining plants in Texas and Pennsylvania. By the end of 2000, six more were added to include additional operations in Missouri, Arizona and Wisconsin. Since then, they've expanded to include domestic plants in Pennsylvania, Texas, California and Utah, in addition to international operations in Austria, Brazil, Germany, India, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Slovakia.