Ghafari creates advanced spaces and processes that bring flexibility and efficiency to the food industry.

Fostering Streamlined Production, Safety, and Quality

We take great care to create food facilities that meet our clients' high standards.

We understand the ever-changing demands of consumers, and the importance of responding to those demands efficiently and safely. We bring the best practices from a variety of industrial / manufacturing sectors to the food industry. Our collaborative team applies the latest thinking to find new ways of heightening the efficiency of complex food facilities and processes. The result? A clean, safe, and efficient operation that helps our clients succeed.

Increasing capacity while maintaining operations.

Cargill Central America Poultry Processing Plant

Masaya, Nicaragua

Market Services

  • Business Process Design and Evaluation
  • Discrete Event Simulation
  • Energy Use and Alternative Energy Strategy Development
  • Facility Assessment Analysis
  • Facility Network Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
    • Cost Management
    • Growth Planning
  • Internal Operations Planning and Industrial Engineering
    • Finished Goods Material Handling
    • Inventory Levels
    • Material Flow and Value Stream Mapping
    • Packaging Equipment
    • Process Equipment
    • Order Fulfillment
    • Raw Material Handling
  • Lean Manufacturing Consulting
  • Operational Due Diligence
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Risk Assessment
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Sustainability
  • Technology Assessment
  • Transportation Analysis
Engineering and Architecture
  • Ammonia Refrigeration
  • Architecture and Interior Design
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Administration
  • Data, Telecom, and Security Systems Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Facility Programming and Planning
  • Fire Protection and Plumbing Engineering
  • IT and Controls Design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Site Master Planning
  • Structural Engineering
  • Utility and Technology Master Planning
  • Work Environment Design
  • Construction Management
  • Design-Build Delivery
  • Lump Sum and GMax Delivery
  • Owner’s Representation
  • Pre-Construction Cost/Benefit Analysis
  • Program and Project Management

Facility Types

  • Alternative Energy Production Facilities (Biodiesel, Ethanol)
  • Automated Warehouses
  • Catering Facilities
  • Climate Controlled Distribution Facilities
  • Coolers and Freezers
  • Data Centers
  • Food and Beverage Production Facilities
  • Food Preparation and Production Kitchens
  • Research and Development Facilities
  • Special Purpose Properties
  • Test Labs
  • Traditional Dry Storage Facilities

Select Clients

  • Bell Flavors and Fragrances
  • Cargill
  • Graham Packaging
  • Glanbia Performance Nutrition
  • Nestle
  • Smithfield Foods

Market Resources

Market Specialists

Larry Denton
President, Process Group
Phil L'Esperance
Vice President, Process Group
Steve Santucci
Senior Vice President