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Organic Valley's headquarters suffered severe damage in a fire Tuesday.

Christine Kapperman, Senior Content Director

May 15, 2013

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Fire damages Organic Valley headquarters

Organic Valley's headquarters in La Farge, Wis., suffered severe damage from a fire Tuesday.

The La Crosse Tribune reported that the fast-moving blaze broke out at about 4:30 p.m. and damaged approximately two-thirds of the building.

"There's no doubt there's going to be a lot of disruption and making do," CEO George Siemon told the newspaper. "We've got contingency plans. That doesn't mean it's going to be easy."

The cooperative's new Cashton facility, according to the Tribune, could help serve as a makeshift headquarters until officials can determine what, if any, of the building can be salvaged.

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Christine Kapperman

Senior Content Director, New Hope Network

As the senior content director at New Hope Network, Christine Kapperman combines her 20-year journalism background with her passion for business to cover the natural products industry for and Natural Foods Merchandiser magazine. She also led content at She loves tracking (and tasting) trends as she shares what’s next to show up in cups, plates and in pantries across the United States.

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