FlavorSum has announced the construction of an expansion project that will add 35,000 square feet to its Kalamazoo, Michigan facility. The expansion plan aims to have the facility operating at full capacity in August 2023.
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Pilot plant and lab space within the new facility is said to support initiatives such as MicroThermics equipment, improved shipping and receiving processes and increased product storage.
“Response to our solutions model and the growth of SME food and beverage brands led us to expand our capabilities in Kalamazoo,” says Brian Briggs, president and CEO of FlavorSum. “FlavorSum’s mission is to deliver the flexibility of a small supplier with the resources of a major flavor company. The additional space allows us to continue fulfilling our promise.”
“At FlavorSum, creating custom flavors that align with brand goals and consumer trends is only one aspect of our approach,” commented Dave Franz, CRO. “We partner with our customers to offer a full suite of services designed to facilitate in-market success, from regulatory expertise and market insights to applications and scale-up support. A larger facility in Kalamazoo ensures we’re positioned to support our customers as they grow.”