September 22, 2023

SPARKS, NEV. — RIBUS Inc. has opened its first solely owned and operated manufacturing facility in Sparks, the place the corporate is now headquartered after shifting from St. Louis.

The 15,000-square-foot plant is natural and kosher licensed, with non-GMO, gluten-free, halal and SQF licensed, RIBUS famous. The ability additionally will present job alternatives to residents of Reno, which is simply east of Sparks. The brand new jobs are in plant operations, high quality, upkeep, provide chain, customer support and finance departments.

“Having our personal plant provides us elevated capability and management over making modifications which can be wanted within the market,” mentioned Steve Peirce, co-founder and president of RIBUS. “A few of these modifications might embody completely different bundle sizes, completely different particle sizes, and new, modern elements.”

RIBUS, which is brief for Rice Components Enterprise United States, is a producer of plant-based, non-GMO, pure, natural, vegan and gluten-free elements for meals, beverage, pet and dietary complement corporations. RIBUS’ Nu-FLOW ingredient, also called “The Synthetics Replacer,” provides producers the choice to interchange anti-caking brokers, together with synthetics, silicone dioxide or tri-calcium phosphate (or talc) with a pure or licensed natural ingredient.