CSL USA Opens New Fermentation Facility

The plant will supply cultures to the food and pharmaceutical sectors.

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FRANKSVILLE, Wis. — CSL USA Inc. — Cultures Supporting Life — aims to provide new solutions for the growing needs of the U.S. biotechnology market.

The independent company on Tuesday announced the opening of its new custom fermentation facility in Franksville, Wisconsin. The 80,000-square-foot facility will support the growing food, beverage, health and nutrition markets.

CSL USA will have access to strains and technologies developed by Sacco System of Milan, Italy. Sacco has produced food ingredients, including food cultures, bacterial cultures, and probiotics, for the dairy, food, dietary supplements, pharma and agriculture markets since 1872. Sacco is also one of the largest contract fermentation organizations in the world.

As an official technology partner to Sacco System, CSL USA enters the market with a strong platform of science and a long history of fermentation experience.  CSL USA will promote the full line of food ingredients, food cultures, bacterial cultures, probiotics, and comprehensive fermentation services to customers in the U.S.  The business association will provide mutual benefits to CSL USA and Sacco System, and most importantly, to customers today and long into the future.

"The new CSL USA production facilities located in the United States will increase our flexibility to serve the needs of US customers, while increasing the global capacity for our worldwide customer base," said Kyle Griffiths, CSL USA vice president of sales and marketing. "We believe that the creation of CSL USA will accelerate our efforts to grow in both the health and nutrition and the food and beverage markets globally as we bring new products and service to the U.S. marketplace".

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