Future lines may handle heat-treatment system, textured plant protein.
From left, Kevin Smith, R&D manager, Scott Cowger, vice president and national sales manager, Chad Myers, technical sales and extrusion manager, Jack Waldron, chief operating officer and president, Tim Moore, vice president of operations.
The 93,000-square-foot facility has room for expansion.
Kevin Smith, R&D manager, works with chocolate granola, which could be used in items like bars.
A panning line may be used to mix ingredients like yogurt and chocolate with clusters as well as for sugar-shelling, which is used in the production of jelly beans and other confectionery items.
Chad Myers, technical sales and extrusion manager, explains how slurries are made.
Brands explore health and wellness trends alongside novelty LTOs.