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For many of us biting into a Bavarian cream or jelly doughnut in is a small slice of heaven on earth. For Poughkeepsie based EFCO products making the ingredients for those doughnuts and dozens of other bakery products is their business. In this episode Harold King speaks with Stephen Effron, about this delicious family business including its hundred plus year history, growth, challenges and opportunities.
In this episode Harold King speaks with Stephen Effron, about EFCO Products, his family’s 100 plus year-old Poughkeepsie based business. Millions of people every day, around the world, enjoy sweet and savory products that include one or more of EFCO’s fine ingredients. They offer an ever-growing portfolio of off-the-shelf products and custom formulated products that include bakery fillings, bakery mixes and concentrates, beverage bases and syrups, sauces and spreads, fruit and specialty toppings and other specialty ingredients.
If you’ve enjoyed a fresh baked doughnut, cake or pastry from any number of supermarkets, doughnut shops or bakeries, chances are pretty good you’ve had and EFCO product.
Harold talks with Stephen about the history of the company, what its like to be the fourth generation to lead the family business, his path to joining the business and his preparations to lead it, challenges and opportunities they face and his family’s and the business’ commitment to the Poughkeepsie community.