Lawrence Foods, Inc. announces the opening of a second distribution center in the Chicago metropolitan area to enhance supply chain efficiencies. The new facility is a part of the company's strategic expansion in manufacturing infrastructure to support its growing customer base.

Marc Lawrence, president, comments on the expansion: “It is our intention to continue our reinvestments in the business as a means of supporting the Company's continuing efforts to expand the value of our collaboration with our business partners.

Lawrence Foods is a full line manufacturer of bakery ingredients. LFI serves a broad customer base, from supermarket bakeries through CPG industrial customers. Production capabilities include fruit fillings and toppings, icings and glazes, confectionery ingredients such as fondant and rolled fondant, dips and spreads, and dry mixes. The company is headquartered in Elk Grove Village, IL.