Verona, MO - Ingredient manufacturer Kemin Industries broke ground on a new production plant for clean-label protein ingredients for meat, poultry and protein-based applications.
The planned 38,000-square-foot production plant is scheduled to open in March 2023. It represents a $40 million investment for Kemin Food Technologies - Americas manucature its Proteus portfolio of patented, clean-label protein ingredients. Kemin acquired Proteus Industries in April.
“With its technologically advanced, sustainable and clean-label attributes, our Proteus line is in high demand with food processors that provide meat, poultry and protein-based products to consumers,” said Dr. Chris Nelson, president and chief executive officer, Kemin Industries. “The Proteus products help to improve yield, nutrition and quality of functional foods, and with this new facility, we’ll be able to serve and expand our customers in the food technologies space.” Read full story at meatpoultry.com