LiDestri is the premier manufacturer of sauces, dips and salsas in the United States. Coast to coast, the company has multiple manufacturing locations where they produce more than 2 million jars of sauces and dips per day.
In their commitment to produce quality products that fit customer´s requirements
(clean label, natural, non-thermal processed, high content in vitamins and antioxidants), LiDestri Foods & Beverages announced on Tuesday 21st July the purchase of a High Pressure Processing (HPP) asset. LiDestri plans to install and operate a tolling operation at its Lee Road facility in Greece, NY, under the name Finger Lakes Fresh Press.
LiDestri has partnered with Hiperbaric USA, to purchase their newest and largest machine
(Hiperbaric 525), which is to be commissioned in November of this year.“We are collaborating with various producers to identify food and beverage products that will benefit from HPP. Through this innovative approach, these companies will be able to offer customers great tasting products and extended shelf-life without the use of heat or chemical preservatives”, said Frank Cavallaro, VP of Research and Development for LiDestri Food and Beverage.
Finger Lakes Fresh Press will operate as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of LiDestri Foods, Inc., and represents the first operation of its kind in the Western New York Region.
“We are excited to be expanding our business offerings to include HPP for refrigerated items. This new capability will enhance our position as a premier manufacturer of food and beverage products. In addition, this technology will provide a platform to LiDestri to further expand our manufacturing services in the fresh segment. We have already begun planning for Phase II, where additional HPP capacity will be added” said Alan Davis, VP of Business Development and Contract Manufacturing at LiDestri Food and Beverage.
Davis added, “The Empire State Development agency displayed proactive business support for the initial $6,000,000 investment which, in total, is projected to add 29 jobs over five years at LiDestri’s Lee Road manufacturing complex.”
This is an extract from the article “LiDestri Food & Beverage Announces Purchase of Hiperbaric HPP Machine” published in Bevnet.
About LiDestri Food& Beverage
LiDestri Food & Beverage is a premier private label and contract manufacturer of food, beverage, and spirits, supplying over 40 million cases of product each year. LiDestri’s core competencies include producing aseptically filled, hot filled, cold filled and retorted products in glass, plastic and Tetra Pak containers for both retail and food service customers. Established more than 40 years ago, LiDestri now operates five SQF level 3 certified state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities which are located in Fairport, NY; Rochester, NY; Fresno, CA, Lansdale, PA; and Pennsauken, NJ.
Learn more about LiDestri Food&Beverage here
Hiperbaric is the global leading supplier of High Pressure Processing equipment for the food industry. It started in the year 1999 and has set more than 160 installations in the World, contributing to its customers success through innovative solutions with the Hiperbaric equipments. The company is located in Burgos (Spain) and has other offices in Miami (US) and New Zealand since 2014.
Learn more about Hiperbaric here