Westrock Coffee Company has entered into an agreement with Tempus Realty Partners, a real estate investor, to build a 49,200-square-meter distribution centre in Conway, Arkansas in the United States.
“We are thrilled to announce the construction of our state-of-the-art distribution centre, which will allow us to more efficiently and effectively serve our customers with our innovative beverage solutions,” says Joe T. Ford, Co-Founder and Chairman of Westrock Coffee.
The 12-hectare site is located will be located approximately 3.5 kilometres from Westrock Coffee’s current manufacturing facility and recently announced expansion project.
The facility will feature 10-metre clear height, 72 dock doors, and an Early Suppression, Fast Response sprinkler system.
The new facility will support the product and packaging produced at Westrock Coffee’s expanded extract and ready-to-drink manufacturing facility in Conway, Arkansas, as well as additional distribution needs.
“Westrock Coffee continues to invest in our operations, and the announcement of this new distribution centre is further proof of our commitment to expand our business,” says Will Ford, Group President – Operations of Westrock Coffee.
Westrock Coffee is a leading provider of integrated coffee, tea, flavours, extracts, and ingredients solutions in the US. The company supplies coffee and tea to retail, food service, convenience store, non-commercial, and hospitality industries worldwide.
With offices in 10 countries and sourcing coffee and tea from 35 origin countries, Westrock Coffee is one of the largest private label coffee and tea providers to US restaurants by volume and the number two extract provider in ready-to-drink coffee.
The facility is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.
For more information, visit westrockcoffee.com