fairlife Opens New Production Plant in Arizona
Goodyear, AZ facility will significantly increase production capabilities, bring jobs to Arizona
Chicago, Ill. – March 17, 2021 – fairlife, LLC today announced the opening of its newest production and distribution facility in Goodyear, Arizona. The new 300,000 square foot facility boasts advanced manufacturing technologies and equipment to enable continued growth more efficiently, while supporting the increased demand for fairlife products.
“With cases now rolling off the line in Goodyear, today is an exciting day for fairlife and the consumers who love our products,” said Neil Betteridge, senior vice president of global manufacturing for fairlife, LLC. “This new state-of-the-art facility allows us to significantly increase our production capabilities in the West Region and beyond while also bringing hundreds of jobs to Arizonians.”
In addition to the more than 100 roles already filled at the Goodyear facility, fairlife has also partnered with the United Dairymen of Arizona (UDA) to source milk from numerous dairy farmers in the West Valley. The new plant will use this milk to manufacture nearly all products in the fairlife portfolio, including the different varieties of fairlife ultra-filtered milk®, Core Power®, fairlife® YUP!™ and its newest protein-rich beverage, fairlife® nutrition plan.
“With shared values of animal care and great nutrition, our partnership with the UDA has been a seamless and enjoyable part of opening this new plant in beautiful Arizona,” said Betteridge. “We look forward to ramping up production in the coming weeks to bring fairlife products to more consumers.”