Image courtesy of Lesaffre Yeast Corp.
LeSaffre Yeast Corp. on May 16 opened a new blending facility in Cedar Rapids that will produce enzyme blends, concentrates, natural mold inhibitors, and dough improvers under the Saf-Pro ingredients brands. Antoine Baule, chief executive officer of LeSaffre group, attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony as did customers, suppliers, and public officials.

“Enabling the growth and profitability of our baking customers is our passion and at the core of our strategy,” saya Tom Benner, president of Milwaukee-based LeSaffre Yeast Corp. “We are pleased to offer additional capabilities and flexibility to our clients with this important investment. We are very proud of our teams and their accomplishment in making this facility ready for market.”

LeSaffre Yeast Corp., part of the global LeSaffre group, produces yeast and ingredients to the baking industry.