Cuisine Solutions San Antonio Sous Vide Processing Facility Named Sustainable Plant of the Year
Cuisine Solutions Inc. (CUSI), the global leader and largest premium food company in pioneering and perfecting sous vide cooking technique, has been named Food Engineering Magazine’s 2021 Sustainable Plant of the Year for their sous vide processing facility located in San Antonio, Texas. The award-winning state-of-the-art sous vide facility built in 2020 is the largest in the world with nearly $200 million in investment and measuring 315,000 sq. ft. The trade publication recognized the facility for its commitment to sustainability in design, construction, and operations by incorporating best industry practices including LEED certification, the largest community solar installation in San Antonio, stormwater management, a water recycling program, and the use of compressed earth block (CEB) allows future expansion of plant areas without disruption to the surrounding environment.
“It is an honor to be named Food Engineering Magazine’s Sustainable Plant of the Year. Our team has created a facility that will be a true benchmark for manufacturing facilities worldwide. We feel sustainability should be placed at the forefront of all facilities development plans and are thrilled to lead the charge,” said Cuisine Solutions Chairman Stanislas Vilgrain.