Food Processing

Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Chewters Chocolates Rockwall Texas

Chewters Chooses Texas For Chocolate Factory

Canada-based chocolate maker Chewters will invest more than $40 million and create 120 jobs with its new plant in Rockwall, TX.
Home Chef Georgia

Home Chef Opens New Production Center In Georgia

Home Chef’s new 181,000-square-foot facility in Douglasville, GA will allow for more capacity and increased efficiencies.
Everbloom Health

Everbloom Health Opens Food Manufacturing Facility In Alabama

Everbloom Health Inc. has opened a new food product manufacturing facility on the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology campus.
Ferrero North America Illinois

Ferrero Adding 200 Jobs In Illinois With First-Ever U.S. Kinder Bueno Plant

The more than $214 million, 169,000-square-foot addition at the Bloomington, IL plant will produce Kinder Bueno products for the North American market.
Utz North Carolina

Food Companies To Bring 138 New Jobs To North Carolina

In North Carolina, Utz Brands will create 115 new jobs in Kings Mountain, while D’Artagnan will create 23 new jobs in Granville County.
Virginia business expansions

Virginia Expansions To Create Total $34M Investment

In Virginia, a Germany-based automation solutions manufacturer is expanding in Newport News, while a peanut processor grows in Suffolk.
Nissin Foods Hungary

Japan-Based Nissin Foods Expanding In Hungary

By 2024, Nissin Foods will invest more than $12 million and create 20 new jobs with an expansion of its Kecskemét, Hungary plant.
Abbott Infant Formula

Abbott Reaches Agreement With FDA To Reopen Infant Formula Plant

CDC concluded its investigation with no findings of a link between Abbott formulas produced at Sturgis, MI plant and infant illnesses.
Nestlé Professional USA Trenton Missouri

Nestlé Professional USA Investing $7.5M In Missouri Expansion

Nestlé Professional USA, the out-of-home division of Nestlé, will create more than 30 jobs with its Trenton, MO expansion project.
Jack Link’s Houston County

Jack Link’s Manufacturing Facility Bringing 800 Jobs To Georgia

The meat snack maker will invest $450 million in its new manufacturing facility at the I-75 GRAD Certified Site in Houston County.
Mars Wrigley Topeka

Mars Wrigley To Invest $175M In Kansas Expansion

The expansion will support Snickers, Milky Way and 3 Musketeers production at the chocolate manufacturer's Topeka, KS facility, and create more than 100 jobs.
Starkist Reston

StarKist, Embody Grow Corporate HQs In Virginia

Starkist and Embody will each expand their corporate headquarters in Virginia, creating a total of more than 160 jobs.
Oklahoma Manufacturers

Oklahoma Legislation Supports Manufacturers Impacted By Covid

HB4451 will help Oklahoma manufacturing companies impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. In Durant, BrucePac kicks off a $22.5 million expansion project.
food processing locations

Food Processing Locations: Processing A New World In The Food Chain

Quality and freshness remain the two top priorities in the food processing industry. Can suppliers keep up?
2021 Economic Development Deal of the Year

2021 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Impact Awards

For 2021, Business Facilities introduced 16 Impact Awards as the latest addition to the Economic Deal of the Year Awards.
Tyson Foods Kentucky

Tyson Foods Breaks Ground At New Kentucky Bacon Plant

New $355 million Tyson Foods facility will produce Wright and Jimmy Dean brand bacon and create 450 jobs in Bowling Green, KY.
Monogram Foods

Monogram Assembled Foods Will Create Nearly 400 Jobs In Tennessee

The Tennessee-based manufacturer of packaged and value-added foods will invest $53.5 million to establish new operations in Dickson.

FGP Holding Investing $20M In Alabama Expansion

The private label frozen novelties manufacturer's new production facility in Mobile will create approximately 200 new jobs over three years.
Marshall County, Kentucky

Kentucky Experiences Record Year For Economic Growth

New and existing Kentucky companies announced the creation 18,000 full-time jobs, $11.2 billion in investment in 2021. 
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Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.