Lesaffre Yeast Corporation Opens New Baking Ingredients Blending Plant
Saf-Pro® Ingredients to bring complete line of baking ingredient blends
to North American bakers.
Cedar Rapids, IA — With participation from customers, suppliers, public officials, and Lesaffre’s CEO Antoine Baule, Lesaffre formally opened its state-of-the-art blending facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The plant will immediately begin producing enzyme blends, concentrates, natural mold inhibitors, and dough improvers under the Saf-Pro® ingredients brand. These products will be supported by Lesaffre’s existing world-class Baking Center® in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and world-wide as well as Lesaffre’s experienced team of scientists and baking technicians who test and perfect each product.
“Enabling the growth and profitability of our baking customers is our passion and at the core of our strategy. We are pleased to offer additional capabilities and flexibility to our clients with this important investment” said Tom Benner, President of Lesaffre Yeast Corporation. “We are very proud of our teams and their accomplishment in making this facility ready for market”.