Food Processing

Resource pages for "Food Processing"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


ENERGY STAR certified plants

95 U.S. Manufacturing Plants Earn 2020 ENERGY STAR Certification

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.
Richland County, SC

Tyson Foods Reestablishing Operations In South Carolina

Tyson will invest $55 million to transform its former operations into a meat portioning and packing facility, creating 330 jobs in Richland County, SC.
Freshly Inc. Austell, GA Cobb County

Freshly Inc. To Create 250 Jobs In Georgia

The fresh-prepared meal delivery service company will invest $3.2 million to open its first Southeastern U.S. facility in Austell, GA.
Butterball

Butterball To Invest Total $8.7M In Two Arkansas Facilities

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.
Greater Rochester Enterprise

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Matt Hurlbutt, Greater Rochester Enterprise

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.
Lawrence, KS

Pretzels, Inc. Building New Production Facility In Kansas

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.
Bloomington, IL

Ferrero Investing $75M In Illinois Expansion

Ferrero will establish its first North American Chocolate Manufacturing Center at its facility in Bloomington, IL, creating approximately 50 new jobs.
Pulaski, TN

Frito-Lay Investing $100M In Tennessee Expansion

The snack manufacturer will add four new manufacturing lines and create 100 jobs in Pulaski, GA over next three years.
Genesee County, NY

Genesee County: Generating Growth In A New York Minute

In Genesee County, the 1,250-acre Western New York Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) has two campuses available for development.
McDonough, GA

Ken’s Foods Investing $103M In Georgia Expansion

Dressing and condiment maker Ken's Foods will create 70 new jobs as it expands its manufacturing and distribution operations in McDonough, GA.
Purina Williamsburg Township, OH

Nestlé Purina PetCare To Invest $550M In New Ohio Factory

Purina's new Williamsburg, OH factory will support the company's long-term growth and employ more than 300 people by 2024.
Empirical Foods Garden City, KS

Empirical Foods Breaks Ground On $250M Facility In Kansas

The ground beef facility in Garden City, KS is expected to be finished between 2022 and 2023, and will create 250 new jobs. 
Dodge City, KS

Nor-Am Cold Storage Adds 90 New Jobs In Kansas

Nor-Am Cold Storage has invested $30 million in a new 148,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in Dodge City, KS.
Goya, Brookshire, TX

Goya Foods Investing $80M In Texas Expansion

Latin American food and condiment company Goya Foods will expand manufacturing and distribution capacity at its Brookshire, TX facility.
Alma, Georgia

La Regina Atlantica To Open First U.S. Food Processing Facility In Georgia

The homemade pasta sauce maker will invest $20 million in a new food processing facility, bringing 250 jobs to Alma, GA.
Goldfish

Campbell Soup Company Invests $40M In Ohio Expansion

Campbell Soup Company's investment in its Willard, OH manufacturing facility expanded Goldfish production and added 40 new jobs.
Church Point, LA

Cajun Traditions Investing $2.85M In New Louisiana Meat Processing Facility

Meat processing startup Cajun Traditions Food Processors will establish a meat processing and packaging facility in Church Point, LA, creating 35 jobs.
Frito-Lay Perry, GA

Frito-Lay Investing $200M In Georgia Expansion

New York-based snack maker Frito-Lay will expand its operations in the City of Perry, GA, creating 120 new jobs in Houston County.
CoffeeTech Seguin, TX

CoffeeTech Industries Investing $56M In Texas 

The coffee company will build a new headquarters and manufacturing facility in Seguin, TX, where it will create more than 90 new jobs. 
The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company Investing $135M In Virginia

With its second major expansion of Stuarts Draft manufacturing operation since 2019, the chocolate company will create 110 new jobs in Augusta County, VA.

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March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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