Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Food Processing articles below.
Thanks to a new R&D partnership with Hershey, the rare sugar producer will expand in Albemarle County, VA, creating 64 new jobs.
Mozzarella cheese maker will create 600 jobs in Lubbock, in one of the state’s largest private investments since inception of the Texas Enterprise Fund.
Food company Tyson Foods will invest $300 million in a new 325,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Danville-Pittsylvania County, VA.
Global food company General Mills will create 33 jobs with the expansion of its Sharonville, OH cereal making facility.
In the largest economic development announcement in Cabarrus County, NC history, Red Bull and Rauch North America will create more than 400 jobs at The Grounds at Concord.
Prestage Farms will create 292 new jobs in Kershaw County; Solstice Sleep Products will create 80 new jobs in Marion County.
Kansas Dairy Ingredients (KDI) Cheese Company will expand its operations in Southwest Kansas, creating 40 new jobs in the Hugoton community.
Snack manufacturer Frito-Lay will invest $200 million in its Rosenberg site, bringing total investment at the location to more than $330 million.
Hilmar Cheese Company plans to invest $460 million to build a major production facility in Dodge City, KS.
The Edmonton Metro region is an innovative hub of emerging growth sectors with a diverse and talented population creating opportunities for investment right now.
As the nation’s top wheat producer, Kansas has long been an agribiz leader. The Sunflower State also is in the top tier for food manufacturing.
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. UNITED will expand its existing Mobile, AL warehousing operations by 120,000 square feet.
Science-based pet health nutrition company Royal Canin will create more than 90 new jobs in Lebanon, TN as it expands its cat and dog food product lines.
These ENERGY STAR certified plants saved nearly $400 million on energy bills — equal to the payroll value of over 8,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs.
Tyson will invest $55 million to transform its former operations into a meat portioning and packing facility, creating 330 jobs in Richland County, SC.
Butterball will invest $4.7 million in Ozark and create 160 jobs there, and invest $4 million in Huntsville where it will create 200 new jobs.
Matt Hurlbutt, President & CEO, Greater Rochester Enterprise, discusses the region's Economic Gardening program, along with its status as a high-tech, life sciences and food processing hub.
The pretzel and snack products manufacturer will make a significant investment in the construction of a new 146,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art production facility at VenturePark in Lawrence, KS.