Mozzarella specialist BelGioioso Cheese Inc. has opened a new plant.

Green Bay, Wisconsin-based BelGioioso opened the 100,000-square-foot plant in Denmark, Wisconsin, on Dec. 6, according to a story in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. The plant is expected to be fully operational by January.

The plant is the company’s ninth, according to the story. Eight are in Wisconsin, one in New York. The Denmark plant is expected to create 50 jobs.

In addition to the plant opening, BelGioioso has been recognized by Walmart Inc.’s American Job Initiative for Wisconsin, according to the story. The program honors its business partners who make a commitment to the their communities.