Nampa Food Firm Builds Multicultural Lean Team
Idaho’s Great American Appetizers is benefiting from TechHelp’s Lean for Food Processors with Lean English Essentials program that helps food processors overcome workplace language issues and implement the principles of Lean Manufacturing. Jeff Kronenberg of TechHelp and the University of Idaho and the GAA team worked to create greater efficiency, safety and organization. Great American Appetizers has been providing premium appetizers to the food service trade since 1959. GAA serves the nation with a complete selection of appetizer products from manufacturing facilities in Nampa, Idaho. GAA’s 220 employees are dedicated to the highest standards of quality and service and specialize in manufacturing proprietary, custom-made products. In the last two years, GAA introduced 40 new products and experienced sales growth exceeding 100%.