Brookfield, IL – Sweetener Supply Corporation announced plans this week to add a second manufacturing facility dedicated to the company’s rapidly growing Ridgeland brand. Under the Ridgeland brand name, Sweetener Supply manufacturers moulding starch, dusting starch, powdered cellulose, anti-caking blends and insoluble fibers. The new plant will be located in Elkhorn, Wisconsin.
“The new manufacturing facility is reflective of Ridgeland Fiber’s rapid growth in the marketplace and is essential in our efforts to continue meeting and exceeding customer demand and expectations for Ridgeland products. ” said Joe Gardella, President and Chief Executive Officer at Sweetener Supply.
Elkhorn, Wisconsin, the county seat for Walworth County, is a fast-growing community with a population of over 9,000. The plant is expected to employ up to 25 full time positions within the first three years of operation. The new facility will be located at 1080 Proctor Drive, Elkhorn, Wisconsin and is projected to be operational before December 31, 2012.
About Sweetener Supply:
Established in 1990, Sweetener Supply Corporation is a privately held company specializing in manufacturing and distributing food ingredients to the food, beverage, baking, dairy, pet care and neutraceutical industries. The Sweetener Supply family of products are widely recognized throughout the industry with names like: Sur Sweet Invert Syrups, Ambersweet Liquid Sucrose, ClearSweet “Water White” Sucrose, Ultraclear “Cordial Grade” Sucrose, Delicious Golden Brown Sugar, Delicious Fine Granulated Sugar, Delicious Molasses, Delicious Honey, and Ridgeland Fibers.
For more information, visit Sweetener Supply at www.sweetenersupply.com, www.powderedcellulose.com or phone 888-SUGAR-99.