Dalhart, Texas will soon be home to a new Hilmar Cheese plant.

According to the Amarillo Globe, Texas Gov. Rick Perry will announce later today that Hilmar Cheese has selected Dalhart as the site to build a new cheese plant. The other lead contender was Burley, Idaho

When completed, the plant will produce 1 million pounds of cheese daily and employ an estimated 350 people. For more from the Amarillo Globe, go to: http://www.amarillo.com/stories/113005/new_3369863.shtml

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