Announcement from: Kerry/Red Arrow and Mayor Justin M. Nickels
Kerry plans to open new, state-of-the-art Manitowoc production facility
Manitowoc, WI – Kerry announces the intent to purchase, expand, and renovate a new cutting-edge production facility in Manitowoc. The new facility will produce a variety of liquid smoke products used by customers to flavor familiar products such as hot dogs, lunch meats and hams and feature expanded office and meeting space.
“Kerry’s decision to invest in and strengthen its presence in Manitowoc is a testament to the strength of our community’s workforce and our business-friendly approach,” said Justin Nickels, Mayor of the City of Manitowoc.”
Kerry is a world leader in taste and nutrition with 24,000 employees operating in 28 countries worldwide. Kerry’s leading-edge research in market and consumer behavior and unparalleled expertise in the science of taste allows them to deliver products that delight and nourish consumers in the beverage, food and pharmaceutical industries.
Kerry acquired four Manitowoc, WI buildings in 2015 as part of the Red Arrow Products LLC. acquisition. The new facility, the former Foster Needle building on Expo drive, will deliver 40,000 square feet and bring three of the four buildings into one location.
“Smoke is an important part of Kerry’s future and we’re excited to be investing in the growth of this technology in the Manitowoc community,” said Ray Callahan, VP Operations, Kerry. “Kerry is proud to have partnered with Mayor Nickels and his administration and business leaders to make this project possible, grow our presence in the community and provide new job opportunities.”.
Kerry provides the largest, most innovative portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients & Actives for the global food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.
Kerry is committed to supporting our Manitowoc colleagues and the community in which they live. Kerry offers comprehensive benefits, access to Wellness initiatives, many company perks and more. Our community giving policy includes supporting local and national charitable organizations focused on nutrition, family and wellness.