USA, Chicago. Conagra Brands announced plans to build The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design in Chicago, located next to its existing headquarters in The Merchandise Mart. The company is one of North America's leading branded food companies.
The new 40,000 square foot innovation center is an expansion of the company's existing state-of-the-art Research & Development and Culinary capabilities and will focus on innovation related to snacking, one of the fastest-growing occasions in food. The facility will combine culinary, and food and packaging design expertise in a space that enables rapid development of contemporary, on-trend products.
"Conagra Brands' $2 bn. snacks business is one of the largest and fastest growing in the food industry," said Tom McGough, executive vice president and co-chief operating officer for Conagra Brands. "Our strong snacking portfolio is positioned for long-term growth and we expect the capabilities in this new facility to enable us to create even more innovative products that our consumers will love."