March 05, 2015 7:19 AM ET

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Company Overview of Sabra Dipping Company, LLC

Company Overview

Sabra Dipping Company, LLC produces and distributes refrigerated dips and spreads. It offers hummus, Greek yogurt dips, salsas, guacamole, and Mediterranean salads. The company sells its products through club stores, supermarkets, specialty retailers, and food service locations in the United States and Canada. Sabra Dipping Company, LLC was formerly known as Sabra Blue & White Foods, LLC and changed its name to Sabra Dipping Company, LLC in March 2008. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Astoria, New York. Sabra Dipping Company, LLC is a joint venture of Strauss Fresh Foods Ltd. and Pepsico, Inc.

777 Westchester Avenue

3rd Floor

White Plains, NY 10604

United States

Founded in 1986

Phone:

718-932-9000

Fax:

718-204-0407

Key Executives for Sabra Dipping Company, LLC

Chief Executive Officer
Partner and Chairman of the Board
Chief Financial Officer
Chief of Operations
Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sabra Dipping Company, LLC Key Developments

Sabra Dipping Company Opens the Distribution and Warehouse in Chesterfield, VA

Sabra Dipping Company opened a 118,000-sq.-ft. expansion in Chesterfield, VA.

Sabra Dipping Company, LLC Announces Management Changes; to Open Hummus Production Facility in Chesterfield County

Sabra Dipping Company has appointed Shali Shalit-Shoval as CEO, replacing Ronen Zohar who retired last month after seven years in the position. Shalit-Shoval, a global food business veteran, will oversee all operations as Sabra expands the business to meet growing consumer interest in hummus and in other fresh dips and spreads. Shalit-Shoval joins Sabra with more than 25 years of experience in consumer packaged goods, having held key leadership roles at several global food brands. Prior to working at Sabra she served as CEO of joint venture between PepsiCo and Strauss in Israel. Most recently, she served as Chief Marketing Officer for the Sabra brand. Also, the company announced that it would open the doors to its newly expanded hummus production facility in Chesterfield County early in October 2014, doubling production capacity and bringing an estimated 70 new jobs to the region in 2015. Best known for its hummus, Sabra expects the expanded facility will double production capacity and create an estimated additional 70 jobs within 2015. Sabra currently holds approximately 65% of the refrigerated flavored dips category in the US. Also Sabra opens its first pop up dining experience, Sabra Hummus House in Georgetown, DC.

Sabra Dipping Co., LLC Opens Global "Center of Excellence" R&D Facility, Cooking Up a World of Possibilities in Dips and Spreads

Sabra Dipping Co., LLC opened the doors to the new Center of Excellence (COE) research and development facility in Chesterfield County, VA. The Center, which is located on the site of Sabra's hummus manufacturing facility (the world's largest), will further research capabilities and improve Sabra's products in all aspects of food manufacturing and distribution, from agriculture, nutrition and food science to engineering, packaging and product delivery. The COE supports Sabra and the international venture between PepsiCo and Strauss Group, called Obela. The center is the first-of-its-kind research and development center for refrigerated dips and spreads. The Center of Excellence features a culinary center, research laboratory, ideation space, a pilot plant and hands-on research modules all aimed at enabling the company to develop the highest quality, most delicious dips and spreads. The Center will house experts in culinary arts, food technology and nutrition, and will conduct groundbreaking research on chickpeas, fruits and vegetables, some of which will be done in conjunction with local VA universities. As Obela looks to expand beyond Mexico and Australia, The Center of Excellence in Virginia will enable Obela to leverage experience from the US market to meet the needs of communities globally. Obela launched in Mexico in June of 2012 with three varieties of hummus (chipotle, red pepper and plain) and has gained market share quickly.

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