Jul 072014
 
June in West Sac: one food plant breaks ground, another expands

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 25, 2014 – Two days after city officials helped break ground for the 28,000 Shinmei U.S.A. rice bun plant in the Southport Business Park, they helped celebrate a new plant for TOMRA Sorting on Wednesday (June 18) in northern West Sacramento. The new 60,000-square foot TOMRA Sorting plant at 875 Embarcadero Drive [...]

Oct 252013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 25, 2013 – Today, West Sacramento officials announced the identity of the new Japanese company planning to build a factory and U.S. headquarters in the city’s Southport Business Park. It is Shinmei Corporation, Ltd., reported city spokesman Art Schroeder: “Shinmei will construct a 28,000 square foot facility with an opening scheduled [...]

Oct 242013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 24, 2013 – West Sacramento officials announced today that a Japanese company plans to build a 25,000-square foot production facility and U.S. headquarters in the Southport Business Park in West Sacramento. The identity of the company will be announced at a press conference tomorrow, with representatives from the Sacramento Area Commerce [...]

Aug 312013
 
Japanese factory starts up in Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – A handful of West Sacramento officials joined dozens of Japanese employees of the Nippon Shokken company on Monday for the festive grand opening of the Japanese-blend food seasoning plant at 2970 Ramco Street, near Southport Parkway. The plant is meant to help serve the company’s American market. [...]

Aug 222013
 
Japanese food plant opens in West Sac

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 22, 2013 – The Japanese food product company Nippon Shokken is celebrating the opening of its first American plant on Monday with a tour of the facility. The company produces blended Japanese seasonings and food products. It began construction on the 70,000-square foot plant in February, 2012, at 2970 Ramco Street [...]

Feb 072012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB. 7, 2012 – A Japanese food plant breaks ground in Southport on Thursday. Nippon Shokken is the “top producer of Japanese blend seasonings in the world,” according to a City of West Sacramento press release. Construction is expected to finish next January. The company makes seasonings, sauces and tempura [...]