Lake Country Foods Announces Layoffs In Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

Lake Country Foods is a leader in contract manufacturing. The company offers blending, agglomeration and specialty packaging of powders for the food processing industry. On January 11, 2018, Lake Country Foods Inc. submitted a WARN notification to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. According to that letter, the company intends to permanently close all operations at 132 South Concord Road in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

The company anticipates that the operations will cease on March 15, 2018. As a result of the closing, roughly 91 employees will be laid off. The first separation is expected to begin on March 16, 2018. This will be the date of separation for all employees, except those needed for plant maintenance. The final round of separations will take place on March 30, 2018. A small number of workers will be retrained for building and machinery maintenance.

Some of the workers are represented by a union. The full WARN notification has been made available here.