North American Headquarters Relocates


LEAWOOD, KANSAS, December 9, 2016 Manildra Group USA, the industry leader in vital wheat gluten, wheat proteins, and wheat starches, has relocated its North American Headquarters to Leawood, Kansas. The new headquarters features a state-of-the-art Innovation Center.

Manildra has expanded its vital wheat gluten business and evolved to become the go-to resource for wheat protein and starch innovation. "This new location provides the needed space to grow our team and better support our customers," said Manildra Group USA president Neal Bassi.

The Innovation Center provides the resources for research ranging from ingredient process development to finished food products. "By creating a highly collaborative environment we can bring together our quality control, ingredient expertise and finished product application knowledge in a way that gives our customers a competitive advantage," said Bassi. "As we all address consumer demands in this changing marketplace we are now able to collaborate with food manufacturers from beginning to end on products ranging from organic to clean label to high protein."

The Innovation Center allows Manildra to streamline time to market for both new ingredients and customer initiatives. Capabilities include ingredient quality testing, bake testing, and finished product analysis. The bakery in the Innovation Center can produce a variety of food products including breads, cakes, tortillas, nutrition bars, snacks, and more.

About Manildra Group USA

Established in 1974, Manildra Group USA has long been dedicated to being the leader in the vital wheat gluten industry. A focus on quality, service, and reliability has helped us to establish a reputation as a supplier of the highest quality ingredients on the market. Our customers know they will get the best product on the market, when and where they need it. For more information about Manildra Group USA visit.