Los Angeles pizza factory to open 20,000 square foot factory and hire more than 100 new employees
The Pizza Plant, a wholly owned subsidiary of Plant Craft Foods, has announced the acquisition of a 20,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Sylmar, California. The new manufacturing facility aims to increase the company’s production of organic vegan pizza, as well as help other plant-based businesses meet demand.
According to the company, the USDA Organic certified plant will significantly increase its production capacity to expand its current line of frozen organic gluten-free pizzas to Whole Foods Market, Gelson’s Market, Mother’s Market and other premier grocery retailers. nationwide plan. The facility will also be used to develop and scale other proprietary products such as The Pizza Plant’s plant-based pepperoni, sausage crumble and cashew mozzarella.
The additional manufacturing capacity allows The Pizza Plant to co-manufacture other plant-based brands in the United States and will create over 100 new jobs. The Pizza Factory is known to generate and operate plant infrastructure locally, as in May 2020, the company launched The Pizza Plant Discovery Box in collaboration with small plant-based businesses across Los Angeles. Therefore, the company is now looking for other herbal brands in the area that are looking to increase their production.
Given the expanded production capabilities of their new manufacturing facility, The Pizza Plant will be available in more than 500 leading grocery stores by the end of 2022, in addition to expanding its presence in foodservice.
Speaking on the new manufacturing facility, CEO Marvin V. Acuna, said, “I am proud to know that Plant Craft Foods, Inc. is now able to ensure The Pizza Plant is ready for its national expansion, which will allow us to fulfill our mission to make the world a better place, one pizza at a time. In addition, this will allow us to develop brand extensions such as our handmade pepperoni and sausage crumble, as well as to develop other exclusive and private label brands.
“Finally, it allows us to consider other herbal brands that have market demand and need the right partner to manufacture for them so they can grow their business. For example, we now make vegan chicken wings for the very popular brand, Clean South, which is available in over 25 retailers and is expanding into the restaurant business.