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Lesaffre Yeast Corporation breaks ground on new baking ingredients blending plant

Lesaffre Yeast Corporation broke ground on a new state-of-the-art blending facility in Cedar Rapids.  The facility will include a large production and blending area, offices, and warehouse. Construction of the foot facility has begun and is scheduled to reach completion at the start of 2018.  The plant will be supported by Lesaffre’s world-class Baking Center™ located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Lesaffre’s experienced team of scientists and baking technicians who test and perfect each product.

“We are proud of the latest investment to increase our capabilities to meet the needs of our baking customers. Our SafPro line of ingredients made in this facility will serve commercial, artisan and food service customers with the superior quality, clean label ingredients they have grown to expect from Lesaffre and Red Star,” said Tom Benner, president of Lesaffre Yeast Corporation.

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