LINCOLN – Coffee, tea and botanical extracts supplier Autocrat LLC has opened a new state-of-the-art pilot plant and research and development lab.
According to a company release, Autocrat’s $1 million investment in the facility supports the company’s expanding expertise, will significantly increase speed to market and assists customers in “bringing competitively advantaged food and beverage products to market.”
The facility includes a full staff of R&D scientists as well as a trained sensory team trained to help Autocrat create “world-class product offerings” with multiple flavor and ingredient options.
“We are very proud of our sustaining tradition to support product innovation and successful business partnerships,” Pat Holmes, Autocrat CEO, said in prepared remarks.
“Our new facility will give us the means to move forward with our goals and provide our customers with the highest quality products in the marketplace,” added Holmes.