Autocrat, LLC Opens Research And Development Lab

Autocrat, LCC, (, the Lincoln, R.I.-based supplier of coffee, tea and botanical extracts, has announced the opening of a new, state-of-the-art pilot plant and research and development lab. The company’s $1 million investment in this facility supports their expanding expertise, significantly increases speed to market, and assists customers in bringing competitively advantaged food and beverage products to market.

Autocrat is well-poised to pro-actively approach their customers with partnership recommendations for creative product solutions. With a full-staff of R&D scientists and a trained sensory team they offer their customers the capability to create world-class product offerings with multiple flavors and additional ingredient options.

“We are very proud of our sustaining tradition to support product innovation and successful business partnerships. Our new facility will give us the means to move forward with our goals and provide our customers with the highest quality products in the marketplace,” said Pat Holmes, Autocrat’s CEO in a prepared statement.

The company has customer partnerships with global food and beverage manufacturers across several industry segments including flavor houses, dairy, beverage, savory and sauces, quick service restaurants, baked goods, convenience stores, confectionary, co-packers and private label.