Island Oasis - Buffalo, NY

This bottling plant features USDA compliant design and food safety design engineering.

Island Oasis needed a design-build team to renovate an existing warehouse and transform it into a state-of-the-art beverage processing and bottling plant. 

Food Tech was selected to lead the project because of their expertise in construction management and food safety design engineering. The project features multiple sanitary and environmentally controlled rooms as well as Food and Drug of Administration (FDA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)-compliant design engineering in order to meet the highest sanitary regulations. The completed beverage plant also includes 15,000 square-feet of filling and packaging room renovations and an advanced aseptic processing line with two fillers. Additionally, Food Tech also performed cold storage construction on a 24,000-square-foot freezer renovation with 2,800 pallet positions. 

Throughout the course of this project, Food Tech delivered the following:

  • 15,000-square-foot filling and packaging room renovation
  • 24,000-square-foot storage freezer renovation with 2,800 pallet positions
  • Aseptic processing line with two fillers
  • Sanitary and environmentally controlled rooms
  • USDA and FDA compliant

During the facility renovations, Food Tech also performed multiple utility improvements to the following systems: 

  • Ammonia refrigeration 
  • Electrical
  • Chilled glycol refrigeration 
  • Steam 
  • Air
  • Central Foam
  • Clean-in-place (CIP)

Island Oasis is a leading specialty beverage manufacturer which focuses on frozen, over-ice, and blended drinks for the bar and nightclub industry. Island Oasis is a part of the Kerry Group PLC, a global food company which services more than 140 countries worldwide.