Saputo Inc. is a Montreal-based Canadian dairy company. Founded as a cheese making company in 1954 by Italian immigrant Giuseppe Saputo, today Saputo's business includes dairy products, and it is the tenth largest dairy processor in the world. After growing in its home region of Quebec, the company has expanded by mergers and acquisitions.
Saputo operates in Canada, as well as in the United States, Argentina and Australia. The Company operated in Wales and Germany from 2006 to 2013. It is the largest dairy processor in Canada, third largest in Argentina, and the second largest cheese maker in the United States. About a third of its revenues come from the company's United States operations. Saputo owns the Canadian rights to Hostess Brands products, including the Twinkie.