Suprema Specialties, Inc. (NasdaqNMS: CHEZ) announces the appointment of George H. Vieira as Chief Operating Officer of their west coast subsidiary, Suprema Specialties West, Inc., located in Manteca, California.

Mr. Vieira has over 22 years of dairy industry experience. During his most recent position as a Chief Executive Officer of Central Valley Dairymen, Inc., sales increased from $17 million to over $57 million. His career highlights also include positions as Milk Procurement, California Gold Dairy Products, Inc; Manager, Mid-Valley Dairymen, Inc.; and Plant Manager, Stanislaus Cheese Company.

Mark Cocchiola, President and CEO of Suprema Specialties, Inc., said, “George is a tremendous addition to our management team. He is an accomplished and experienced dairyman. He is superbly competent in developing and nurturing relationships with our milk producers, as well as fueling sales and increasing profit margins. He has an exceptional track record and an outstanding ability to assist Suprema with our strategic growth plans. We are very pleased to have George join us.”

About Suprema Specialties, Inc.
Suprema Specialties, Inc. manufactures, shreds, grates and markets gourmet all natural Italian variety cheeses under the Suprema Di Avellino® brand name as well as under private label. Suprema’s product lines consist primarily of domestic mozzarella, ricotta and provolone cheeses, grated and shredded parmesan, romano cheeses, and imported parmesan and pecorino romano cheeses, including “lite” versions of certain of these products containing less fat, and fewer calories. The Company operates facilities in New Jersey, NewYork, California and Idaho. The Company supplies cheeses to foodservice, retail, and food manufacturing companies.

For More Company Information, Please Visit Suprema’s Web Site: