The Roanoke-based ice cream company is opening in the GreenGate shopping center, adding to its initial local spot in the Village Shopping Center.
Super Radiator Coils added about 56,000 square feet to its manufacturing and engineering facility at 451 Southlake Blvd., bringing it to a total of 177,000 square feet.
The new space will be used for ice cream production, and eventually for retail sales of pre-packed pints and cups for takeout. The move follows the closure of its store in the Arts District this summer.
Sweet Wynns owner Taryn Wynn said she always envisioned a dedicated space for the company’s ice cream-making classes.
Massachusetts-based Thermo Fisher Scientific spent $32 million to convert the long-dormant big box retail space into a drug development research facility. The company also has two other labs downtown and elsewhere in Henrico.
“Shutting down the kitchen was very tough and I had this extreme thought of, ‘Oh we’re not going to make it.’ It was during that stress the thought of making a baking mix came to me.”
While the buyer’s identity remains a mystery, documents show new uses may be in store, including a distillery.
Brian Quigley has relocated Qnovia’s headquarters to Richmond from Los Angeles as it continues to develop its nicotine replacement device.
I have a biology degree, so I was totally geeking out with pH paper in my kitchen,” owner Kim Baker said of developing the brownie. “It’s a lot of lentils that went into it and a lot of love.”
The cash haul comes as Phlow and other members of the regional Alliance for Building Better Medicine just received a $53 million federal pandemic recovery grant to build new labs in Richmond and Petersburg.