European style baker expanding New Jersey plant
by Jeff Gelski
|The expansion will allow Bridor to increase its capacity in laminated pastry dough and flaky croissants.
VINELAND, N.J. – Bridor, Inc., a manufacturer of European breads and Vienesse pastry for the retail and food service industry, plans to expand its U.S. facility in Vineland to 183,000 square feet from 136,000 square feet. The move will allow the company to expand its laminated pastry dough and flaky croissant capacity. The plant will continue to produce Bridor’s line of baquettes, breads and rolls. The number of employees in Vineland will increase to 177 from 132.
“This expansion represents our deep commitment to our U.S. customers and significantly enhances what we can offer them,” said Jean-François Duquesne, chief executive officer of Bridor Inc. and Bridor USA Inc. “We pride ourselves on being an industrial baking company that combines advanced manufacturing technology with traditional European baking techniques. This enables us to produce on a large scale the highest quality, authentic European pastry and breads in the world.”
Bridor USA Inc. is a subsidiary of Bridor Inc., which is based in France and has specialized in bringing European baked goods and artisan techniques to the North American market for 30 years.