MOM Brands



  • Following the launch of Malt-O-Meal;s Better Oats® line of instant oatmeal products, the company undertook a two-phase $136 million expansion of its Asheboro production facility.

Project Highlights

  • Dennis Group provided complete design-build services for an expansion to Malt-O-Meal’s Asheboro facility which included development of a 35 acre site, including a new rail siding for unloading bulk grains, a rail receiving building and a 550,000 sq ft. two level building addition constructed of pre-cast and cast in place concrete as well as structural steel.
  • The site also includes a retaining wall approximately 20’H by 500’ to make up for the elevation difference between the rail siding and remainder of the site.
  • The expansion also included the construction of a 80,000 sq ft. warehouse for storing packaging materials and finished product.
  • This project included the addition of utility infrastructure (chillers, air compressors and hot water system), eleven bulk commodity bins, and two bulk liquid storage tanks. The process additions included the installation of three complete cereal production lines with fully automated final packaging.




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  • To meet rapid growth in the hummus and chilled dips sector, Sabra enlisted Dennis Group to provide full design-build services for the world’s largest hummus facility.

Project Highlights

     Named “Food Plant of the Year” by Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine

  • The initial facility was 120,000 SF which included a 40,000 SF finished goods distribution center – a 100,000 SF expansion was added later in less than 14 months from concept to commissioning.
  • Dennis Group took a highly manual operation in Sabra’s former location in Astoria, New York and transformed it into a fully-automated operation giving Sabra a more than 200 percent capacity increase.
  • A custom integrated CIP system ensures the product is never exposed to the manufacturing environment and that the finished product is not handled until it has been hermetically sealed.
  • The project attained LEED Gold and LEED Silver Certifications for energy savings, environmental impact and sustainability.
    • A massive water collection system allows for the reuse of 500,000 gallons of rain and process water each year
    • Low VOC levels were specified for all paints, coatings, sealants, adhesives, and carpet systems
    • Composite wood products are free of urea-formaldehyde
    • Outdoor air ventilation far surpassed the recommended guidelines of ASHRAE


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