Golden State Foods (GSF), Irvine, Calif., opened its 10th office space and innovation center in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood.

The 4,300-square-foot space innovation center consists of food manufacturing facilities servicing customers worldwide. The innovation center also features product development workstations and was designed to be a food innovation hub to replicate full-scale plant production systems for efficient commercialization.

“As GSF continues to grow as a global food manufacturer across five continents, we're continuing to increase our collaboration with our customers who rely on GSF to bring new and innovative food concepts that support their brands," says Brian Dick, corporate senior vice president, global manufacturing. "With this goal in mind, GSF is investing in new talent, facilities and technology all over the world in order to continue to be a true partner to our strategic customers."

GSF’s innovation centers provide an ideal environment for experts, nutritionists, chefs, food scientists and regulatory specialists to collaborate with GSF customers and develop hundreds of new products each year.