RENO, Nevada (April 26, 2018) – The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced today that Monin Inc., a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of gourmet flavorings will be opening a new facility in the Spanish Springs area of Washoe County with plans to add up to thirty quality jobs. The new location and 100,000sf facility is part of a long-term strategic plan to become the backbone of Monin America’s west coast operations. This announcement was made at EDAWN’s Major Investor Luncheon held today at the Atlantis Casino Resort.
With more than 200 flavors, Monin is the leading supplier of premium flavorings for cocktails, coffees, mocktails, culinary applications and more. The trusted brand of choice for bartenders and baristas around the world, Monin is proud to supply the highest quality products for creating extraordinary food and beverage items. Products range from premium syrups, gourmet sauces, and real fruit smoothies to innovative low and no sugar products. Monin is proud to offer the widest variety of clean label flavorings made with no artificial ingredients (no artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives).
“We believe the Greater Reno-Sparks area presents Monin a great opportunity to better serve our west coast customers and their needs,” said Greg Grabau, Chief Financial Officer, Monin Inc. “The people and the business-friendly climate are a big reason we chose the area over other locations. We anticipate opening during the summer of 2019 and will be hiring for manufacturing, distribution, and other support roles over the coming year.”
“We are excited that Monin chose Washoe County for their West Coast operations,” said John Slaughter, Washoe County Manager. ” Our region has continued to attract some of the best and brightest businesses due to our wonderful quality of life with robust arts and culture, diverse outdoor recreation and growing, vibrant communities. Monin’s reputation for quality products is a perfect fit, where we also see a burgeoning growth of new restaurants, coffee bars, and craft breweries locally. Welcome to Nevada.”
“The addition of Monin, another great company in the food industry, is a testimony to the fact that our location is ideal for companies looking to expand and grow their business in the Western U.S.,” said Mike Kazmierski, President and CEO of EDAWN. “Monin’s commitment in the gourmet and culinary markets with innovative products is just one of the keys to their worldwide brand recognition and success over the years. We couldn’t be happier to welcome Monin to our region.”
The following partners who assisted Monin in their decision to locate to Washoe County are David Cantwell, Jones Lang LaSalle; Gary Godsey, Jones Lang LaSalle; Joe Iatauro, Jones Lang LaSalle; Dave Simonsen, Kidder-Mathews; Jesse Haws, Haws Corporation; Cory Hunt, The Governor’s Office of Economic Development, and Nevada JobConnect.
About Monin Gourmet Flavorings:
Founded in 1912 in Bourges, France and family-owned and operated for three generations, Monin is the premier provider of flavoring products for creating specialty beverage and flavorful culinary solutions. With manufacturing facilities on three continents and product availability in more than 145 countries, Monin is recognized as the leading global flavor solution provider. For more information, visit www.monin.com.
Monin, Chief Financial Officer
The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada is a private/ public partnership established in 1983 committed to adding quality jobs to the region by recruiting new companies, supporting the success of existing companies, and assisting newly forming companies to diversify the economy and have a positive impact on the quality of life in Greater Reno-Sparks. For more information, visit www.edawn.org.
EDAWN, Program Manager Business Development