Planterra Foods, a JBS subsidiary specialising in plant-based foods, has announced the opening of a new R&D innovation centre in Lafayette, Colorado.
The new facility will allow Planterra Foods to continue developing new plant-based ingredients and high-quality product innovations, the company said.
Commenting on the move, Planterra Foods CEO Darcey Macken said: “I am proud of the team we’ve built at Planterra Foods and look forward to a future of continued growth and innovation in our new space in Lafayette”.
“Planterra Foods new R&D Innovation Center will open the doors to endless opportunities in plant-based protein”, added Raúl Pero, vice president of marketing & innovation at Planterra Foods. “With more and more plant-based options popping up in stores for consumer to choose from, our goal is to bring innovative solutions to plant-based foods with delicious, high-quality products that people can feel good about eating and feeding their families at home”.
The new centre will create 100 new jobs, Planterra Foods added.
Source: Planterra Foods (via PR Newswire)