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News Release Capitol Food Company Invests in the Future of Food with Significant Financial Commitments
CERRITOS, Calif. – Capitol Food Company (“CFC” or “Company”), headquartered in Cerritos, California, is proud to announce it has made significant financial investments resulting in improved efficiency in their blending and packaging facility located in LA MIRADA, CA. CFC is a major provider of conventional and organic ingredients to the food and baking industry throughout the United States.
The Company will continue its aggressive growth for years to come. The improved manufacturing facility is Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, Kosher, Halal and holds SQF Certification.
The La Mirada facility has three separate dry blending lines for ingredients, allowing transfer from silo and tank systems for blending. Ingredients may be unloaded from bulk trucks or bulk rail cars. All products are tested for quality before being unloaded. The accuracy of blending and of cost control is paramount! Utilizing ‘Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems’ recipe accuracy ensures the right product every time. Packaging options include: Valve, pinch-bottom double-walled poly lined heat-sealed bags. Pack sizes from 20 lb. to 55 lb. [9.07 kg. to 25.1 kg.] as well as bag in a box are available. Dry blending categories include bakery mixes and bases, coatings, breading and batters, drink bases and flavoring blends. CFC’s dry blending capability is in excess of 100MM lb. [45.4K Metric Tonnes] annually.
The newly installed state-of-the-art flour packing equipment for flour in bags is designed for maximum efficiency and has the capability of packing more than 65MM lb. [29.5K Metric Tonnes] annually. The packing room is equipped with computerized weighing and includes a fully automatic dry blending system.
The facility is also equipped with liquid repacking capabilities and presently packs edible oils, corn syrups, glycerin and all types of vinegars. Ingredients are repacked into intermediate bulk containers (IBC), disposable totes or steel/plastic drums. A kosher certified refurbishing and cleaning system allows recycling or reuse of IBC totes. The refurbished ‘liquid packing room’ has effectively doubled its output with regards to blending and packing.
John D. Levi, Vice President of Operations stated… “As a family-owned company we continue to invest in our dedicated employees. We are also committed to having the latest high-tech’ equipment ensuring that we supply ‘safe food ingredients’ in the most efficient way possible, guaranteeing on-time deliveries and excellent customer service to our loyal customers.”
News Release Capitol Food Company Concludes Agreement with Wilmar to Manage all Sales of Boxed Palm for North America
Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2020
SANTA FE SPRINGS, California, September 18, 2020 – Capitol Food Company, (“CFC” or “Company”)
Capitol Food Company, located in Santa Fe Springs, California, are proud to announce an agreement with Wilmar for the sales and distribution in North America of Wilmar’s Natural Boxed Palm products.
Capitol Food Company has more than 130 years of experience selling superior quality conventional and organic ingredients for the food and baking industry. The Company operates a fleet of tractor trailers and has warehouses throughout the US to provide excellent service to their ever-expanding customer base. Initially the Company will focus its sales efforts on Wilmar’s ‘Blue Team’ line of products.
John D. Levi, Capitol Food Company VP of Operations, stated “We look forward to a long and rewarding relationship with Wilmar. Capitol Food Company handles millions of pounds of oil, sold in bulk rail tankers, totes, and drums and also shortenings sold in cartons. We look forward to expanding Wilmar’s sales coverage for high-quality palm oils in North America.”
Meilin Xu, GM, Wilmar Oils & Fats, Stockton stated, “It is a natural fit for Wilmar and Capitol to work together to service the requirements of the food processing industry in North America. Capitol has vast experience at blending and packing oils and shortenings, and supplies natural food ingredients to the fast food, baked goods, salads and snack food markets”.
About Capitol Food Company
Capitol Food Company (formerly Capitol Milling Company) is headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California. CFC primarily sells to the bakery products business/industry with the wholesale trade – non-durable goods sector providing conventional and organic ingredients for the food and baking industry. To learn more about CFC, visit http://www.capitolfoodco.com
Wilmar International Limited, founded in 1991 and headquartered in Singapore, is today Asia’s leading agribusiness group. Wilmar is ranked amongst the largest listed companies by market capitalization on the Singapore Exchange. Wilmar’s business activities include oil palm cultivation, oilseeds crushing, edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining, specialty fats, oleochemicals, biodiesel and fertilizers manufacturing and grains processing. To learn more about Wilmar, visit http://www.wilmar-international.com
Quality Ingredients More Than 160 Years Of Experience
Capitol Food Company has numerous’s warehouses across the United States allowing us to provide time-sensitive service to our ever-expanding customer base.