With two sophisticated product development teams, manufacturing facilities in both the U.S. and Canada, and a wide range of packaging options, Associated Brands is uniquely positioned to provide first-class product quality, unparalleled availability, and complete flexibility, whatever your private label, contract manufacturing or food service needs.
Our two main manufacturing facilities function under MRPII principles, a broader and more sophisticated extension of MRP (Materials Requirement Planning). Each plant is designed to maximize local efficiencies, ultimately passing those savings on to our customers. We also recently upgraded to a new JD Edwards ERP system that enables precision handling of all raw-material, work-in-process, and finished-goods inventory, providing an even higher level of customer service and ensuring efficient data interchange with clients.
Medina, New York
A state of the art manufacturing facility GFSI certified, HACCP, USDA, and AIB approved, our 393,000-square-foot main manufacturing facility in Medina, New York, provides us with the flexibility to meet the changing needs of any product line.
Currently handling the manufacturing of powdered soft drinks, sweeteners, side dishes, and bouillon, as well as hot chocolate, soups, stuffing, and coating mixes, it utilizes a 24 hour shift system to meet virtually any requirement. At present, our Medina facility houses 31 product lines within 25 suites and offers 15 packaging formats, including pouches, canisters, cartons, cups, and sticks. All suites are temperature- and humidity-controlled, with separate product lines to eliminate any possible allergen and ingredient cross-contamination.
Located next to the grain fields near Winnipeg, this unique 25,000-square-foot manufacturing facility benefits from a high-quality local grain supply that allows us to minimize transportation costs while focusing on puffing grains to make good-for-you cereals like puffed wheat.
With 575,000 pounds of grain storage, the facility is capable of puffing over 2.5 million pounds of wheat or other grains annually — grains which can then be packed into your preferred package: poly, paper, or bulk or as ingredient in your products.
To find out more about Associated Brands and how our facilities can contribute to your success, please contact us.