American Almond Opening New Jersey Facility


Pennsauken, NJ — American Almond, which is part of Barry Callebaut’s specialty products division, is opening a facility in Pennsauken, NJ, that will focus primary production on almonds, macaroons, nut flours and kernel paste.

The 58,140-square-foot plant will house 26 employees, and broaden the nut supplier’s portfolio, strengthen product development and help meet growing customer demand, the company reports.

“The site’s team members, together with the facility’s technological advancements and location, put us in a position to serve growing customer demand,” says Dave Johnson, president, Barry Callebaut, Americas. “American Almond plays a critical strategic role for Barry Callebaut, and greatly expands our portfolio to include items that pair with chocolate and cocoa products.”