French-Baking Leader Bridor Announces $32M New Jersey Expansion
VINELAND, NJ — Bridor Inc., a leader in manufacturing authentic European breads and Viennese pastry for the retail and foodservice industry, announced the expansion of its U.S. facility. The plant will continue to produce Bridor’s broad line of baguettes, breads and rolls that reflect the company’s 30 years of European heritage and baking mastery. It will now expand its laminated pastry dough and signature flaky croissant capacity. The enlarged facility will increase from 136,000 square feet to 183,000 square feet and its employee count will grow from 132 to 177 employees.
“This expansion represents our deep commitment to our U.S. customers and significantly enhances what we can offer them,” said Jean-François Duquesne, CEO, Bridor Inc. and Bridor USA Inc. “We pride ourselves on being an industrial baking company that combines advanced manufacturing technology with traditional European baking techniques. This enables us to produce on a large scale the highest quality, authentic European pastry and breads in the world.”
The pastry line that Bridor will manufacture in its expanded Vineland facility will cater to the taste and other preferences of the U.S. customer. It will include a wide variety of croissants and Viennese pastries with distinctive homemade fillings that incorporate locally-sourced, high quality ingredients. For all of its baked goods, Bridor leverages an R&D department of master bakers who travel the world to stay ahead of consumer trends and baking innovations. The company continuously adapts and makes new bread and pastry products to meet its customers’ evolving needs.
Bridor USA Inc. is a subsidiary of Bridor Inc., which has specialized in bringing European baked goods and artisan techniques to the North American market for 30 years. Based in France, Bridor manufactures breads and pastries that reflect its European heritage while satisfying North American preferences. For more information visit Bridor.com/en.