KeHE Distributors celebrated the 124,000-square-foot expansion of its distribution center in Aurora, Colorado.
Local dignitaries and KeHE partners commemorated the first reveal of the facility during an event, which included a ribbon cutting, welcome address from KeHE President & CEO Brandon Barnholt, warehouse tours and lunch served by local vendors.
KeHE executives that attended were Barnholt; Amy Kirtland, EVP of growth and innovation, hosted the Aurora Mayor, Mike Coffman on-site to experience the unveiling and participate in the celebration.
“Aurora is proud to have KeHE Distributors in our city and honored that they have chosen our city to expand their facility here,” Coffman said.
The expansion provides an additional 124,000 square feet across all temperature zones, including 33 percent more freezer space, 66 percent more capacity in cooler and 43 percent more in dry space. With this growth, KeHE hopes to serve new independent customers, while also offering current customers a higher level of service.
KeHE chose to expand in this community due to Colorado’s reputation for product innovation and sustainability within the food and beverage industry. With this expansion also comes new employment opportunities and economic growth to the Boulder and Aurora areas.
To learn more about the company’s network, visit kehe.com/locations.
The company is a distributor of natural, organic, specialty and fresh products to more than 30,000 natural food stores, chain and independent grocery stores, e-commerce retailers and other specialty products retailers throughout North America.
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