SABRA DIPPING COMPANY OPENS THE DOORS TO NEW MANUFACTURING PLANT AND NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN VIRGINIA
With Stat-of-the-Art, “Green” Facility, Sabra and Co-owners Strauss Group and PepsiCo, Signal Readiness for Strong Growth in Refrigerated Dips and Spreads
Colonial Heights, VA (May 26, 2010) – In a celebratory ceremony attended by the Governor of Virginia, the Honorable Bob McDonnell, Indra Nooyi, Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo and Ofra Strauss, Chairperson of Strauss Group, Sabra Dipping Company (www.sabra.com) officially opened its new manufacturing plant in Colonial Heights, Virginia. Sabra is a market leader in the category of refrigerated dips and spreads and the maker of the country’s best selling hummus. The facility immediately more than doubles Sabra’s manufacturing capacity, while minimizing its impact on the environment. In fact, it is expected to qualify as one of the only food-processing factories to achieve Silver certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification program.