Americold Opens Temperature-Controlled Storage Facility In Louisiana

Energy-efficient warehouse provides more than 4.7 million cubic feet of space to support ConAgra Foods' sweet potato processing facility.

Atlanta: Americold has opened a temperature-controlled storage facility in Delhi, LA.

This ultra-modern, energy efficient facility provides more than 4.7 million cubic feet of convertible temperature-controlled storage space dedicated to the support of the adjacent ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston sweet potato processing facility. The facility is located at 75 Highway 609.

The grand opening ceremony, which was held March 4, 2011, was attended by Americold and Lamb Weston senior executives and celebrated the dedication and hard work that transformed the facility from concept to reality.

"The Delhi facility is symbolic of our partnership with Lamb Weston and our commitment to achieving mutually beneficial relationships," says Joseph Opdeweegh, CEO of Americold. "Both organizations worked around the clock to achieve shared goals for this new state-of-the-art temperature-controlled storage facility. I am proud of what our teams have accomplished in a short time frame."

"We are pleased to expand our long-term partnership with Americold to Louisiana," says Gary Cuddeford, vice president of operations, ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston. 'This new, efficient Americold storage facility will help us meet our customers' needs for quality sweet potato products, year-round."