King Arthur Flour Opens New Manufacturing Facility
America’s oldest flour company begins production in new 23,500 sq. ft. facility on May 2, 2014
White River Junction, Vermont – May 27, 2014 – The King Arthur Flour Company is pleased to announce the opening of its new manufacturing facility “Merlin” on May 2.
“The new facility will improve our flexibility, capacity and efficiency,” said Dean Hopkins, Director of Manufacturing. King Arthur Flour produces and packages over 275 premium-quality baking mixes, tools and ingredients in its Vermont location for retail sale through its wholesale customers, Baker’s Catalogue and Vermont store.
“We’ve operated out of a corner of our fulfillment center for many years. With this bigger, dedicated space, we can introduce more specialty products,” said Mark Tecca, Director of New Business Development. The new manufacturing facility also houses a chocolate room for the production of hand-made artisan chocolates.
Production in the new location is set to start immediately.
About King Arthur Flour
King Arthur Flour is America's oldest flour company and premier baking resource, offering ingredients and inspiration to bakers everywhere since 1790. The company's high-quality flour is available in supermarkets nationwide. More than 3,500 tested and trusted baking tools, ingredients, and recipes are available online at kingarthurflour.com. Headquartered in Norwich, Vermont, King Arthur Flour became 100% employee-owned in 2004, a founding B (Beneficial) Corporation in 2007, and sponsor of 1% for the Planet in 2014.