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Friday, January 21, 2011
Breaking News: Schär to Break Ground on US Facility
I was formally introduced to Schär USA, Inc. last July when I attended a wonderful luncheon in New York City. Although I had eating Schär in Italy, I never had their products in the United States. I left with a full belly, a gluten-free goodie bag of Schär products, and a new favorite gluten-free company for breadsticks, cookies, and more.

Today, I learned that Schär is breaking ground on their first United States manufacturing facility in New Jersey on Tuesday. This is great news for both Schär and the gluten-free community. Although Schär tries to keep their prices low, they are still importing most of their products from Europe. A manufacturing facility in the United States will help eliminate those international importing costs which will hopefully keep their prices down.

Congratulations to Schär USA, Inc. for their United States expansion and good luck on Tuesday!


(LOGAN, NJ) – Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno and other state and local officials will join with Schar USA on Tuesday, January 25 at 2:00 p.m. to celebrate the company’s decision to locate its first U.S. manufacturing facility in New Jersey.

Schar USA, which will be graduating from the Rutgers Food Innovation Center, is a division of Italy-based Dr. Schär Srl, Europe’s leading producer of gluten-free products. Dr. Schär plans to invest approximately $15 million into its new facility operation and has purchased over eight acres of land in the Pureland Industrial Park. The company also has an office in Lyndhurst.

What: Groundbreaking and tree planting to celebrate the company’s new facility in Logan Township.

When: Tuesday, January 25, 2011; 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Pureland Industrial Park
Heron Drive (Lot: 12.05; Block: 2803)
Logan Township, New Jersey
The lot is right next to Bentley Trucking (307 Heron Drive)

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Didn't Anne Lee--the nutritionist go to Schar?

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Schar is big in Europe. Every one of Schar products I've tasted are delicious, whether someone is gluten-free or not. Schar helped me in Europe with snacks while on tours. Can't say enough good about them. How marvelous they will be stateside soon for us GFers.

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