Pepperidge Farm To Cut The Ribbon On a $45 Million Expansion To Manufacturing Facility In Richmond, Utah

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RICHMOND, UTAH, OCT. 3, 2013 – On Monday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m., Pepperidge Farm will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new Goldfish® cracker line. The new line is part of a $45 million expansion that has added 94,000 square feet and improved facilities at the 225,000 square foot site.

Representatives from the state of Utah, Cache County and the city of Richmond will join Irene Britt, President, Pepperidge Farm, and company leaders to begin operation of the Goldfish® cracker line and tour the facility, where Pepperidge Farm produces around 60 million pounds of product each year, including Milano® cookies.

Who: Irene Chang Britt, President, Pepperidge Farm
Utah State Representative Jack Draxler, 3rd District

Spencer Eccles, Executive Director, Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Sandy Emile, President, Cache County Chamber of Commerce

The Honorable Mike Hall, Mayor of Richmond

Utah Senator Lyle Hillyard, 25th District

Lynn Lemon, Cache County Executive

Pepperidge Farm employees

What: Ribbon cutting ceremony and site tour of the $45 million expansion, including the new Goldfish® cracker line, at Pepperidge Farm’s Richmond facility.  

When: Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. MDT

Media can arrive at 1:45 p.m. for set up, b-roll will be available. 

Where: Pepperidge Farm, 901 North 200 West, Richmond, UT 84333

Please note that for your safety, and the safety of our product, photographers or reporters interested in attending must adhere to the following dress regulations: no jewelry or watches, and no open toe, open heel, or high heel shoes. Proper safety attire will be provided and must be worn.

About Pepperidge Farm
Pepperidge Farm, Incorporated, based in Norwalk, Connecticut, is a leading provider of premium quality fresh bakery products, cookies, crackers, and frozen foods. Among the company’s most popular products are Milano® and Sausalito® cookies, Goldfish® crackers, frozen Puff Pastry, frozen garlic loaves and Texas toasts, and more than 50 varieties of fresh baked breads including Pepperidge Farm® Swirl, Farmhouse and Whole Grain and Ecce Panis® artisan breads. Pepperidge Farm was founded in Connecticut in 1937 by Margaret Rudkin, an entrepreneurial homemaker who began baking fresh bread for her allergy-afflicted son. Today, the company has nine bakeries and more than 4,000 employees. Pepperidge Farm has been part of Campbell Soup Company since 1961.

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