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Wednesday, March 01, 2006

{safe_alt_text}Artisan cheese maker Rogue Creamery plans to add a $1.1 million, 22,000-square-foot refrigerated warehouse to its property, expanding its cold warehouse storage. Rogue plans to employ 55 people by the end of the year.

Umpqua Dairy Products is also targeting Central Point with plans for a  9,000-square-foot distribution center there by year’s end.

 

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