Pepperidge Farm, Inc. opened a 114,000-sq.-ft. warehouse attached to its existing production plant in Willard, OH, as well as a flexible packaging center at the adjacent Willard Industrial Park. The packaging center will produce a variety of pack sizes and formats for product lines including Milano and Chocolate Chunk cookies and Goldfish crackers. The Willard plant is the company's largest production facility for biscuit products.
The Georgia Institute of Technology opened a new Food Processing Technology Building in Atlanta, GA. The $7.3-million, state-of-the-art facility houses more than 36,000 sq. ft. of laboratory and office space for the development of new and emerging technologies for the food processing industry.