On this episode of From the Cold Corner, we’re joined by three guests to discuss the latest in food processing trends and cold foods manufacturing: Craig Susser of Craig’s Vegan, a California plant-based ice cream company. Created in 2016, it was a hit in Susser’s West Hollywood restaurant and by 2018, the brand had launched a pint-sized line of its cashew-based ice creams in six flavors at over 2,000 retailers nationwide. Bob Grote, CEO of Grote Company, an Ohio-based manufacturer of slicing and food processing equipment. Started with the Peppamatic over 50 years ago, Grote Company has diversified through the acquisitions of Vanmark, Advanced Food Technology, PFI, GME International and Pizzamatic. And David Sawicki, business unit leader at A M King, a North Carolina-based, fully-integrated design-build firm. With over 25 years in the construction industry managing projects across the country, Sawicki’s expertise includes adaptive reuse, cold storage and food processing.

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