Ruiz Foods, a Mexican food firm, has announced the acquisition of two facilities in Vernon, CA to expand its overall manufacturing space by approximately 150,000 sq ft.
Ruiz Foods subsidiary RG1 Holding Co acquired both of the buildings in October 2022. The expansion is intended boost the company’s manufacturing capacity on the US west coast.
Commenting on the news, Ruiz Food Products chief operating officer Kimberli Carroll said: “This additional manufacturing square footage will serve to meet our needs for additional capacity. The first production line is set to become operational during the first half of our fiscal year 2025”.
“This expansion will further elevate our customer service levels, building upon the Vernon Team’s track record as a dependable partner committed to our core values of innovation, safety, quality, teamwork, integrity and respect”, she added.
Ruiz Food, which markets brands such as El Monterey and Tornados, has a workforce of 4,500 across five facilities.
Source: Mid Valley Times