GREEN BAY, WIS. – BelGioioso Cheese Inc. has completed the acquisition of Polly-O, the historic cheese brand founded in New York in 1899.

“Having Polly-O become part of our family makes us extremely proud”, said Errico Auricchio, president of BelGioioso. “We are committed to continuing the 122-year long Polly-O tradition of complete dedication to quality and consumer satisfaction.”

With strong presence in the Northeast, Polly-O is a well-established household brand, with a broad distribution of ricotta, mozzarella and string cheese items.

Being at the forefront of innovation and service, BelGioioso plans to consolidate and further extend the Polly-O portfolio of products in the near future, according to the company.