J.M Smucker Co. – the maker of Uncrustables frozen peanut butter and jelly sandwiches – is set to unveil a new facility in Longmont, Colorado later this week, writes Times Call. The new 430,000-sqft. facility will be in charge of produce the company’s iconic dessert.
According to a press release the new plant builds on the company’s existing quality procedures using fine-tuned manufacturing processes. For example, each sandwich is reportedly photographed and reviewed in real-time for unwanted crust or excess filling. The technology helps limit waste and increase efficiency, notes the statement.
Smucker broke ground in 2017 and just completed the first phase last month. The report states that the facility is now operational and employs about 230 people. With potential expansions in the future, the firm estimates the number of employees will go up to 500.
The J.M Smucker Company was founded in 1897. Since then the firm has grown to be a well-known North American marketer and manufacturers with a large brand portfolio. Besides the Uncrustables sandwiches, the company also sells various products such as jam, natural juices, coffee, peanut butter and more.