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Surati Establishes First U.S. Manufacturing and Distribution Facility in Ohio

Canada-based Indian snack food manufacturer chose Ohio to strategically align its operations with its growing customer base

Fri Aug 20 2021

Company Name: Surati Sweet Mart
Location: Springfield
Country of Origin:

  • Country: Canada
  • Region: North America

Industry Sector: Food and Agribusiness
Company Profile: Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Surati is a leading Indian food manufacturer and distributor, serving millions of customers worldwide.
Company Website:

Project Summary:

Type of Project: New Location

Jobs Committed: 108

Capital Investment: $16 million

Company Need:

Surati’s customer base is growing. The company needed a larger manufacturing facility and wanted a central location in the U.S. for ongoing distribution and supply chain initiatives.

“Our location in Springfield is our first manufacturing investment in the United States and will allow to serve our North American growth. The Springfield community is the perfect strategic location for us to locate and expand our operations. It’s a community that wanted our investment and worked with our leadership to make it happen.”
Shalini Sheth
Director of Operations, Surati

Why Ohio?

Surati has chosen to invest in Ohio for its manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain initiatives.

Ohio has a large food and agribusiness industry, with everything from raw ingredients to manufacturing talent and logistics advantages. Ohio has the third largest manufacturing workforce, offering plenty of talent with a wide range of skills. Ohio also has the geographic location and infrastructure to support distribution operations. Ohio puts companies within a one-day drive from more than 60 percent of U.S. and Canadian populations – saving time and money, and offering quick delivery.


JobsOhio, Dayton Development Coalition, Greater Springfield Partnership, Clark County Commission, and the Ohio Department of Development