Americold opens new Delhi LA facility

March 2, 2011
Americold has announced the grand opening of a new temperature-controlled storage facility in Delhi LA.

Americold has announced the grand opening of a new temperature-controlled storage facility in Delhi LA. This ultra-modern, energy-efficient facility provides more than 4.7 million cubic feet of convertible temperature-controlled storage space dedicated to the support of the adjacent ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston sweet potato processing facility. The new facility is at 75 Highway 609.

The grand opening ceremony, set for March 4, 2011, will be attended by Americold and Lamb Weston senior executives. This event will include guest speakers, a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and a luncheon.

“The Delhi facility is symbolic of our partnership with Lamb Weston and our commitment to achieving mutually beneficial relationships with our customers that meet the needs of their growing businesses,” said Jos Opdeweegh, chief executive officer of Americold. “Both organizations worked around the clock to achieve shared goals for this new state-of-the-art temperature-controlled storage facility.”

“We are pleased to expand our long-term partnership with Americold to Louisiana,” said Gary Cuddeford, vice-president of operations, ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston. “This new, efficient Americold storage facility will help us meet our customers’ needs for quality sweet potato products, year-round.”

Lamb Weston, a brand of ConAgra Foods Inc, supplies frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer, and other vegetable products, serving both the foodservice and retail industries. For more information, visit www.lambweston.com.

ConAgra Foods (NYSE: CAG) is one of North America’s leading food companies, with brands in 97% of America’s households. Visit www.conagrafoods.com for more details.

Based in Atlanta GA, Americold owns and operates 182 temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. Its cold storage network has a total storage capacity of more than 1.1 billion cubic feet. Americold’s warehouses connect food producers, processors, distributors, and retailers to the end consumer. For more details, visit www.americoldrealty.com.

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