Location: Superior (Douglas County)
Founded in: 2003
What they do: Manufacturers premier cutting surfaces and essential kitchen utensils. The company has revolutionized the kitchenware market by developing an array of wood-based products that range from dishwasher-safe cutting boards to stylish food preparation tools and advanced kitchen storage solutions. All of its products are made in the USA, and its sells to national chain retailers, including Target and Bed Bath and Beyond, as well as online.
How they’re growing: Epicurean has outgrown its facility in Duluth, Minnesota, and is relocating its headquarters and manufacturing operations to Superior. The company has purchased a 60,000-square-foot facility in the Superior Business Park — that will double its available production space.
What they’re saying: “We are elated that Epicurean has decided to expand their production capabilities here in Superior. This is another great addition to our diverse manufacturing base. The investment they are making in our community shows that Superior is a great place to do business.” – Bruce Hagen, Mayor of Superior