Ahold Delhaize USA’s service company opens fresh food processing facility
Retail Business Services, the service company of Ahold Delhaize USA, has opened a new fresh food processing facility in North Kingston, R.I., operated through its subsidiary Infinity Fresh Kitchen.
According to the company, the production of fresh products at the facility includes leaf, grain and pasta salads, sandwiches, wraps and other items commonly found in deli or grab-and-go sections of supermarkets. The facility will also begin to produce cut fruit and cut vegetables in 2020.
“This facility is an integral part of our business and will help us provide our grocery retail partners and their customers with innovative fresh, convenient items that surprise and delight,” said Roger Wheeler, president of Salisbury, N.C.-based Retail Business Services.
In addition to processing fresh food items, the facility will include a Culinary Innovation Center, which will test new, fresh and private brand food concepts. This portion of the facility will open in early 2020.
Ahold Delhaize USA’s brick-and mortar banners include Food Lion, Stop & Shop, Giant/Martin’s, Giant and Hannaford.