Gummy supplement manufacturer TopGum Industries, Ltd. has begun construction on a $30 million, 11,000-sq.-meter plant south of Tel Aviv.

The facility, joining the company’s existing production plant, is expected to be fully operational in mid-2023 and triple TopGum’s production capacity.

Fully equipped with high-precision manufacturing technology adapted to TopGum’s proprietary production process, the new facility will include robotics and automated systems throughout the production line, with cutting-edge technology that meets FDA and TGA regulations.

“The deployment of such state-of-the-art systems will not only triple our production capacity, but also will raise the quality of the gummy supplements a level higher,” said Amichai Bar-Nir, CEO of TopGum. “We will continue to channel investment in manufacturing and packaging infrastructure, together with automation systems, to constantly improve production efficiency and technological superiority. This new facility will allow us to meet the demand of our international customers, and to provide the highest quality of supplement gummies. We are recruiting the best minds from the international food tech industry to support the existing innovative R&D projects and managerial roles in our fast expanded company.”

Last year, TopGum launched its sugar-free vegan gummy supplement line of Gummiceuticals. The patent-pending formulation is based on a dietary prebiotic fiber formulation and uses no added sugars or sugar alcohols. It can be labeled as “sugar free” in the U.S. The Gummiceuticals line is also clean-label, vegan and gluten-free, without compromising on the flavor and experience.

“The Gummiceuticals line answers the need of many consumers who want to enjoy their supplements, but without pills or sugar-laced gummy formats,” said Hagai Stadler, chairman of the TopGum board. “TopGum will continue to invest in breakthrough technology to take gummy supplements to the edge of technology, and to introduce innovative functionalities to gummies that will present new opportunities and serve new markets.”