Universal Companies LLC

1601 Pioneer Blvd,
Lincoln, Nebraska 68502
United States,
(402) 474-9500

Headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, Universal is a leading, independent provider of cold storage, high pressure pasteurization, and other value-added services to food and beverage manufacturers. The company is comprised of two complementary segments (Universal Cold Storage and Universal Pasteurization Company) and provides customers with a one-stop shop for all in-house logistics services from warehousing to distribution. High pressure pasteurization is a non-thermal, non-chemical based method of pasteurization used to produce all natural products with improved nutritional value, enhanced food and beverage safety, and extended shelf life; it is one of the most dynamic, fastest growing segments of the broader food industry.

Universal Companies was acquired by Graham Partners on December 17, 2012.

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