CITY OF INDUSTRY, CALIF. — Organic flavor and ingredient manufacturer Blue Pacific Flavors has opened a new research and development laboratory, the Flavor Creation and Culinary Innovation Center, in City of Industry. The laboratory will handle all product development and flavor creation for the company’s operations in the United States and Asia.
The opening comes after a $1.5 million expansion that doubled the space to 3,100 square feet. The investment includes laboratories and offices for quality assurance, quality control, regulatory/product safety, research and development, and new equipment. Processing capabilities include a MicroThermics steam injection system with in-line homogenization and UHT clean-fill.
Clients may collaborate with Blue Pacific Flavors at the facility to create new food and beverage applications. Blue Pacific Flavors, based in City of Industry, develops fruit and sweet flavors for a range of applications, including beverages, fruit preparations, dairy items, plant-based milks, frozen desserts, baked foods, nutritional foods and confectionery items.
|Donald Wilkes, c.e.o. of Blue Pacific Flavors|