CHICAGO — Blommer Chocolate Co. has acquired a manufacturing plant in China’s Jinshan district of Shanghai. The transaction is part of the company’s estimated $40 million investment in a fully integrated bean processing and chocolate manufacturing facility designed to support growing demand in China and the rest of Asia.
|Rick Blommer, president of global expansion for Blommer|
“Expanding our operations to China represents a new chapter in the growth of our company,” said Rick Blommer, president of global expansion. “We assembled a talented sales and applications support team in our Pudong Shanghai office over the past year to develop our market presence, and with this acquisition we are now well-positioned to expand our offerings to the growing Chinese market.”