It’s early to be thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas, but one Richmond company is in full holiday mode.
On a quiet afternoon, Mark Sauer sits in the large executive office of a company founded by his great, great grandfather. There’s an old photo of his uncle delivering products from a donkey cart, and color portraits that underscore the history of the firm.
“This is CF Sauer. This is CF Sauer, Junior. That’s my father, CF Sauer, the third, and this is my brother, CF Sauer, the fourth.”
Over the years, each has overseen the manufacture of pure vanilla.