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Private Label Olive Oil Company Targets Virginia for Bottling Facility

April 7, 2023
Certified Origins will invest more than $30 million on new bottling plant and logistics center to open by 2024.

Certified Origins, a private-label olive oil company based in Italy, plans to invest more than $30 million on a new bottling and logistics center in Virginia by 2024.

The company states that the Newport News facility will receive high-quality olive oil imported in bulk from the Mediterranean area through the Port of Virginia, and it will offer co-packing services and tailored solutions to local and global retailers.

Certified Origins operates from multiple plants in Europe. It expects that the new bottling facility will bring opportunities in the supply chain as well as improved deliveries, and that it will allow for expanded product offerings.

About the Author

Andy Hanacek | Senior Editor

Andy Hanacek has covered meat, poultry, bakery and snack foods as a B2B editor for nearly 20 years, and has toured hundreds of processing plants and food companies, sharing stories of innovation and technological advancement throughout the food supply chain. In 2018, he won a Folio:Eddie Award for his unique "From the Editor's Desk" video blogs, and he has brought home additional awards from Folio and ASBPE over the years. In addition, Hanacek led the Meat Industry Hall of Fame for several years and was vice president of communications for We R Food Safety, a food safety software and consulting company.

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