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Why tech investors are eyeing food companies - CNBC
Thousands of gadgets and gizmos were unveiled at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, but the product taking top marks wasn't made of silicon or running on electricity.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  tech  high-tech  technology 
19 days ago by areadevelopment
The Fastest-Growing States for the Food Manufacturing Cluster - Emsi
The food processing and manufacturing cluster as defined by Harvard’s U.S. Cluster Mapping Project comprises familiar industries like soft drink manufacturing (81,000 jobs nationwide) and breweries (71,000 jobs) as well as niche industries like creamery butter manufacturing (just 2,800 jobs).
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing  jobs  economic-development  site-selection 
23 days ago by areadevelopment
For Food Manufacturers, the Right Economic Development Partner Is Critical - Area Development
The ever-evolving food industry requires plenty of due diligence and community support in order to execute an effective relocation or expansion strategy.
area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  food-industry  food-processing 
24 days ago by areadevelopment
A Strategic Approach to Building a New Processing Facility - Area Development
The use of available data, due diligence, and a traceable decision-making process will yield the best result for your company when locating a new food processing facility.
area-development-features  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  facilities-management  facility-planning  construction 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Kentucky’s Winning Formula for the Food and Beverage Industry - Area Development
The logistics/distribution advantages to be found in Kentucky, as well as its strength in agriculture, have made it a premier location for new and expanding companies in the food and beverage industry.
area-development-features  Matt  kentucky  south  logistics  distribution  supply-chain  food-industry  food-processing  beverage-industry  economic-development  site-selection  agribusiness  agriculture 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Growth Opportunities for Food Processors in Vineland, NJ - Area Development
The City of Vineland’s pro-business approach and critical resources for food processors continue to attract new companies looking to expand their Northeast presence.
area-development-features  Matt  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  food-industry  food-processing 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
U.S. Farmers Fear Lucrative Japanese Exports Will Wither - WSJ
Two new trade pacts will soon cut Japanese tariffs and ease quotas on products sold by some of American agriculture’s biggest competitors.
Around-the-web  Matt  agribusiness  agriculture  food-processing  food-industry  rural-economic-development  rural-economy  trade  trade-agreements  exports  imports  business-globalization  Japan 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Food manufacturing is hungry for workers - Food Dive
As today's job seekers look for an integrative culture and benefits like education, the once-stable industry is struggling to find people and keep them from leaving.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  jobs 
8 weeks ago by areadevelopment
The Growing Real Estate Potential for Urban Farms - Cushman & Wakefield Blog
With freight costs surging across the country, urban farms offer fresh food, lower transportation costs, and shorter transit distances for companies looking to gain an edge on their competition.
this-week-441  Around-the-web  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  urban-planning  economic-development  supply-chain  site-selection  urban-farms  agribusiness  agriculture  real-estate 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Old-line Chicago food companies fight to attract talent - Crain's Chicago Business
After years in which the consumer packaged-goods world's existential crisis prompted cost-cutting, layoffs and a talent exodus, legacy companies like Tyson and Conagra are trying to lure top-level corporate talent to guide their newfound commitment to innovation.
this-week-431  Around-the-web  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  workforce  skilled-labor  jobs  innovation 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
What Chinese Tariffs Targeting American Crops Will Mean For Farmers - WBUR News
Today, the Chinese government announced tariffs on 128 American products, including food. Pork will be taxed 25 percent, and wine, dried fruit, and nuts are now subject to a 15 percent duty.
this-week-419  Around-the-web  Matt  agribusiness  agriculture  food-industry  food-processing  NAFTA  china  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  globalization  global-supply-chain  supply-chain  logistics  insider-4-12-2018 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
In land of Peeps, fight threatens U.S. pension plans - Chicago Tribune
They are a pastel symbol of Easter joy, but behind the wax-eyed candy is a company at war with its union workforce over rising pension costs - an escalating legal tangle that could soon upend the retirement plans of 10 million Americans.
organized-labor  workforce-aging  labor-costs  food-processing  Around-the-web  this-week-418 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
NPPD Satisfying Food Processors’ Power Needs - Area Development
Reliable, affordable energy provided by NPPD and its public power partners is helping to satisfy the power needs of food processors, who also take advantage of the state’s skilled workforce and R&D resources.
nebraska  plains-states  food-industry  food-processing  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  skilled-labor 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Hoosier Energy Helping Innovators of Egg Production - Area Development
With the help of the Jackson County REMC and Hoosier Energy, energy usage is on the cutting edge at Rose Acres Farms’ Indiana facilities.
indiana  midwest  hoosier-energy  food-industry  food-processing  area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  agribusiness  agriculture  manufacturing 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
NAFTA promotes U.S. manufacturing in the food and agriculture sector - TheHill
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is important to the frozen food and beverage industry and the 670,000 jobs the sector supports throughout the United States. Frozen food makers depend on a reliable, safe and state-of-the-art logistics and supply chain network to efficiently and competitively make and distribute food that the world enjoys every day.
food-processing  industry-reports  mexico  canada  NAFTA  free-trade-agreements  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-207 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
Williamsburg’s Industrial Businesses Are Fleeing - Village Voice
While City Hall works on a plan to preserve manufacturing in East Williamsburg, the gentrification buzzsaw is already taking its toll
urban-planning  new-york-city  Metros  industrial-real-estate  food-processing  industrial-park  Around-the-web  this-week-405 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
A Changing Food Manufacturing Industry - Area Development
Evolving consumer preferences, the use of automation, food safety regulations, and foreign direct investment are stirring up the food industry.
area-development-features  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  automation  FDI 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm - The Washington Post
For only the second time in the last century, the number of farmers under 35 years old is increasing, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest Census of Agriculture.
this-week-405  Around-the-web  Matt  agribusiness  agriculture  food-processing  millennials  workforce  jobs  farms  office 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
Dinner on the Front Porch: How E-Commerce Is Affecting the Food Industry - Area Development
As consumers receive more and more of their food through e-commerce, food manufacturers, assemblers, and distribution networks are going to have to think differently.
area-development-features  matt  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  ecommerce  supply-chain  retail  distribution  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  logistics 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Ensuring Food Safety and Sanitary Design in Food Manufacturing Facilities - Area Development
In order for food manufacturers to meet today’s high facilities’ standards for food safety and sanitary design, they should utilize a structured preconstruction approach that solicits input from many stakeholders.
area-development-features  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  construction  facilities-management  facility-planning 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Cold Chain Ports Remain Hot - Food Logistics
Much has changed in the world over the last 10 years that’s affected the food industry and movement of perishable goods. According to a report by the Brookings Institution, “The Unprecedented Expansion of the Global Middle Class,” the global middle class is expected to grow from 3.2 billion people in 2016 to 5.2 billion in 2028—primarily in Asian countries. As the middle class and economies have grown, so too has the demand for food.
this-week-400  Around-the-web  Matt  port-of-charleston  intermodal  supply-chain  logistics  ports  food-industry  food-processing 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Changing Landscape among Carriers, Ports - Food Logistics
Mergers, consolidations and alliances among steamship lines, which will optimize networks and create economies-of-scale, are well underway—and likely to impact shippers of perishables.
this-week-387  Around-the-web  Matt  infrastructure  supply-chain  logistics  food-industry  food-processing  ports  freight 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
A Taste for Change: What's Driving the Rise of the Specialty Food Market - Area Development
The demand for specialty foods has seen a sharp increase, forcing food and beverage producers to make dramatic changes to manufacturing processes and product ingredients.
economic-development  site-selection  food-industry  food-processing  Matt  manufacturing  area-development-features 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Fieldbrook Foods Corporation Expands Ice Cream Production Center In Dunkirk, New York - Area Development
Fieldbrook Foods Corporation, a leading U.S. producer of private label ice cream and novelty products, completed a $4 million expansion to increase ice cream production at its headquarters in Dunkirk, New York. The company will add 61 full-time jobs and retain 586 full-time jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  new-york  mid-atlantic  jobs  food-industry  food-processing  headquarters  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Ventura Foods Expands Chambersburg Pennsylvania, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Ventura Foods, a producer of custom and proprietary dressings, sauces, and other flavorings, will expand operations in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. The company plants to create 157 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Kerry Group Expands Greenville, Missouri, Food Processing Complex - Area Development
Kerry, owned by Kerry Group PLC, an Ireland-based food ingredients company that produces a variety of liquid smoke products, is expanding its facility in Greenville, Missouri. The company will invest $14.295 million in the project.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  missouri  midwest  ireland  location-USA  FDI  food-industry  food-processing 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Performance Feeds Relocates Primary Operations Complex To Bowling Green, Kentucky - Area Development
Performance Feeds, a manufacturer of nutritional feed products for cattle, will relocate its primary production facility to Bowling Green, Kentucky. The company will invest nearly $2.3 million.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  bowling-green  manufacturing  pet-industry  food-processing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Snyder’s-Lance Expands Two Production Centers In Charlotte, North Carolina - Area Development
The second largest maker of salty snacks in the U.S., Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. will invest $38 million over the coming three years at its Charlotte headquarters and production facility in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  charlotte  north-carolina  south-atlantic  food-industry  food-processing  headquarters  manufacturing 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Nebraska Satisfies Food Processors R&D and Power Needs - Area Development
Food processors in Nebraska can get help from the states educational/research institutions, as well as benefit from incentives provided by the state’s largest electric utility, NPPD.
economic-development  site-selection  food-industry  food-processing  nebraska  plains  utilities  energy 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Lehigh Valley’s Water Quality Vital to Food and Beverage Companies - Area Development
Companies like Coca-Cola and Ocean Spray among others that rely on the quality of Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania’s water supply in their processing plants.
economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing  lehigh-valley  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  Matt  beverage-industry  water-availability 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Forestry Resources Attract Food and Beverage Businesses to Kentucky - Area Development
Wood products made from Kentucky’s forestry resources — from ice cream and coffee stir sticks to bourbon barrels — are utilized by food and beverage producers.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  Matt  kentucky  south  manufacturing  forestry  agriculture  agribusiness  beverage-industry  wood-products  lumber  food-industry  food-processing  bourbon 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Editor's Note: Food Processors’ Grow Sales, Overcome Challenges - Area Development
New safety regulations, shifting consumer preferences, and finding the right talent are just some of the challenges food processors are facing as their sales continue to grow.
area-development-features  editors-note  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Maintaining the “Cold Supply Chain” From Manufacturer to Consumer - Area Development
Having a food defense plan helps suppliers, distributors, and operators maintain the safety of the food products they handle, as well as helping protect everyone’s business.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  Matt  supply-chain  logistics  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  cold-storage 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Ireland-Based Kerry Expands Manufacturing Facility In Rochester, Minnesota - Area Development
Kerry, an Ireland based food ingredients, taste and nutrition company, plans a $18.1 million expansion of its manufacturing facility in Rochester, Minnesota. The project is the first phase of a larger facility expansion project planned at $28.6 million.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  ireland  location-USA  FDI  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Belgium-based Lotus Bakeries Plans Manufacturing Plant In Mebane, North Carolina - Area Development
Belgium-based Lotus Bakeries will invest more than $48 million to open its first U.S manufacturing operation at N.C. Industrial Center in Mebane, North Carolina. The company expects to create 60 jobs in Alamance County by 2020.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  north-carolina  south-atlantic  belgium  food-industry  food-processing  jobs 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Major Food Companies to Tackle Water Risks In Their Global Supply Chains - Ceres
One-third of the world’s food is grown in areas of high water stress or competition, and agriculture is a leading cause of water pollution worldwide. The food sector, which uses 70 percent of global freshwater supplies, primarily for growing crops, can play a critical role at protecting limited freshwater resources by working with farmers to become more water smart.
sustainability  green-economy  food-processing  water-availability  agribusiness  industry-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-368 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Food Manufacturing Industry Responds to Transformative Change - Area Development
Paradigm shifts in food processing, and improved economic conditions, have resulted in accelerated growth in project announcements as many larger food manufacturers gravitate to ground-up development and smaller, regional companies repurpose second-generation product.
area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Mount Franklin Foods Opens Operations In Sumter County, South Carolina - Area Development
Mount Franklin Foods, a leading North American manufacturer of high-quality candy and nut products, is launching new operations in Sumter County, South Carolina. The project is expected to bring $10 million in new capital investment and lead to the creation of 225 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  food-industry  food-processing  jobs  manufacturing 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
AdvancePierre Foods Acquires Expanding Allied Specialty Foods Operation In Vineland, New Jersey - Area Development
AdvancePierre Foods, a leading national producer and distributor of sandwiches, sandwich components and other entrées and snacks, acquired Allied Specialty Foods, Inc., a pioneering manufacturer of raw and cooked beef and chicken Philly steak products, in Vineland, New Jersey.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  new-jersey  mid-atlantic 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Bartlett Dairy and Food Service To Relocate Headquarters-Manufacturing-Distribution Campus To Queens, New York - Area Development
Bartlett Dairy and Food Service has been selected to develop a 56,000 square foot distribution, headquarters and manufacturing center on a significant portion of the 7.3 acre John F. Kennedy International Airport North Site in the borough of Queens, New York. The site is one of the largest city-owned manufacturing zoned properties.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  headquarters  distribution-facility  food-industry  food-processing  new-york  mid-atlantic  new-york-city  queens 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Vital Farms Expands Processing Facility In Springfield, Missouri - Area Development
Vital Farms, the largest brand of pasture-raised eggs in the U.S., started construction on its new 82,140 sq. ft. facility where it will process pasture-raised eggs near Springfield, Missouri. The company expects to create 50 new jobs in the first year with plans to add more in the future.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  missouri  midwest  food-industry  food-processing  jobs  agriculture  agribusiness  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Michigan Strategic Fund Incentives Spark Business Expansion Throughout Great Lakes State - Area Development
Economic development and business expansion projects approved for funding by the Michigan Strategic Fund are expected to generate a total capital investment of $157 million and creating more than 1,300 jobs in Michigan.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  Michigan  midwest  jobs  automotive-industry  food-industry  food-processing  insurance-industry  manufacturing 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
A Fresh Take on Supply Chain Innovation - MIT Sloan Management Review
To optimize logistics, PepsiCo utilizes U.S. warehouses next to seaports that enable it to flow product through both the U.S. East and West Coasts. Domestic U.S. co-packers provide an option to postpone the final packing of the product closer to market. This higher-cost backup alternative would only be implemented in the event of a supply disruption.
global-supply-chain  logistics  warehouse-facility  distribution-centers  disaster-planning  food-processing  Around-the-web  this-week-364  pepsico 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Clif Bar & Company Opens $90 Million Bakery In Twin Falls, Idaho - Area Development
Clif Bar & Company, an organic and nutritious food manufacturer, opened its $90 million bakery in Twin Falls, Idaho. The bakery is a one-of-a-kind, sustainability-focused facility that intentionally uses biophilic design, a cutting-edge approach that connects people in buildings with nature.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  food-industry  food-processing  bakery  LEED 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Solid Gold Pet Opens Corporate Headquarters In Chesterfield, Missouri - Area Development
Solid Gold Pet, America’s first holistic pet food brand, opened its new corporate headquarters in Chesterfield, Missouri. The facility will increase the company's operations team.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  missouri  midwest  food-industry  food-processing  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  pet-industry 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
T&E Meats Expands Meat Processing Plant In Harrisonburg, Virginia - Area Development
T&E Meats will expand its meat processing facility in the City of Harrisonburg, Virginia. The company will create seven new jobs and invest more than $600,000 as part of its expansion.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  food-processing  food-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
KeHE Distributors Opens Distribution Hub In Aurora, Colorado - Area Development
KeHE Distributors, a company that provides Natural & Organic and Specialty products to natural food stores, chain grocery stores, independent grocery stores and other specialty product retailers, opened its new state-of-the-art 270,000-square-foot distribution center in Aurora, Colorado.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  colorado  mountain-states  food-industry  food-processing  retail  distribution-facility 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
3D printing: moving into the mainstream - EY
This article examines the business trends driving the wider uptake of 3D printing and the technology trends that are enabling it to broaden its scope to less traditional industries. We explore how a range of different sectors are now starting to use 3D printing, including for food production and within resources industries, such as oil and gas.
3D-printing  additive-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-362-top  food-processing 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Pinnacle Foods Expands Manufacturing Plant In Fayetteville, Arkansas - Area Development
Pinnacle Foods, a leading producer, marketer and distributor of food products, plans to expand their food manufacturing in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The company is adding a new brand line, EVOL, to the Fayetteville location that will result in the addition of 25 new jobs over two years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  arkansas  south  food-industry  food-processing  jobs 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Olymel-Groupe Robitaille Expand Production At Yamachiche, Quebec, Processing Plant - Area Development
Olymel, Canada's leader in the production, processing and distribution of pork and poultry meats, and Groupe Robitaille, a diversified business that has been active in poultry and pig production, will invest $80 million to increase production at the ATRAHAN pork processing plant in Yamachiche, Quebec.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Quebec  central-canada  canada  location-canada  food-processing 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Best Market Locates Headquarters-Distribution Hub In Long Island, New York - Area Development
Best Market, a local independent grocery chain, will create 125 jobs over the next five years in a new 200,000-square-foot headquarters in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York. The company will retain 2077 jobs throughout the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  headquarters  distribution-facility  Long-Island  new-york  mid-atlantic  food-industry  jobs  food-processing 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Moon Ridge Foods Opens Pleasant Hope, Missouri, Processing Facility - Area Development
Moon Ridge Foods opened its processing facility in Pleasant Hope, Missouri. The company plans to hire 160 associates over the next two years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  missouri  midwest  food-industry  food-processing  jobs 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
What does it cost to run a food factory in Chicago? - Crain's Chicago Business
It's not cheap to operate a food manufacturing facility in the Chicago area. But the region's more affordable than the coasts, and it offers robust transportation connections, water resources and other assets, giving it the ability to draw in new companies.
food-processing  chicago  market-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-359 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Q&A: 2016 Comparative Food & Beverage Industry Operating Costs and Key Site Selection Drivers - Food Manufacturing
2016 Comparative Food & Beverage Industry Operating Costs and Key Site Selection Drivers — A Q&A with John Boyd, Principal, The Boyd Company, Inc., Princeton, New Jersey
this-week-359  Around-the-web  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  beverage-industry  site-selection  economic-development  manufacturing 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
HS Baking Plans Snack And Cracker Manufacturing Center In Joplin, Missouri - Area Development
HS Baking will invest more than $8 million to establish its snack and cracker operations at its new flagship bakery center in Joplin, Missouri. The expansion is expected to initially create 60 jobs with plans to increase employment in the future.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  missouri  midwest  joplin  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
SK Food Group Inc. Plans Tolleson, Arizona, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
SK Food Group Inc., a Premium Brands company and leader in the manufacturing and wholesale food sales industry, will expand its operations to a new 212,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Tolleson, Arizona. The project is expected to create 550 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  manufacturing  southwest  food-industry  food-processing  jobs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Blue Buffalo Plans Pet Food Manufacturing Plant In Richmond, Indiana - Area Development
Blue Buffalo, the nation's leading natural pet food company, will construct its new Heartland Pet Food Manufacturing complex on 89 acres in Richmond, Indiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  indiana  midwest  manufacturing 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Royal Canin USA Begins Construction On North Sioux City, South Dakota, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
Royal Canin USA, a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated, began construction on a new state-of-the art manufacturing facility in North Sioux City, South Dakota. A groundbreaking event was held to mark the launch of the first phase of the project, which includes an investment expected to exceed $100 million.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-dakota  plains  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Chiquita Brands International Returns To Port Of Gulfport, Mississippi - Area Development
Chiquita Brands International is returning its shipping operations to the Port of Gulfport in Gulfport, Mississippi. The company will return to its previous location in the North Harbor. Chiquita also will expand into Terminal 1, encompassing a total of 32 acres – more than double what the company previously occupied.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  mississippi  south  food-industry  food-processing  supply-chain  logistics  intermodal 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Group says food manufacturing hub would mean jobs and new life for historic district - Chicago Tribune
A proposal seeks to turn a century-old monument to Chicago's industrial past — three massive city-owned buildings near the old Chicago Union Stock Yards — into a bustling, modern food manufacturing hub.
this-week-356  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  chicago  illinois  midwest  food-industry  food-processing  urban-revitalization  urban-planning 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Handsome Brook Farm Plana Egg Processing Operation In Berryville, Virginia - Area Development
Handsome Brook Farm, LLC will invest $6.4 million to establish a new pasture raised egg processing operation in the Town of Berryville and Clarke County, Virginia. The company will purchase the old Winchester Cold Storage facility in Berryville and convert it into an egg processing facility.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  food-processing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Krinos Foods Relocates International Headquarters & Operations Center To Bronx, New York - Area Development
Krinos Foods, a Greek and Mediterranean specialty food importer, distributor and manufacturer, opened its new 100,000-square-foot international headquarters at 1750 Bathgate Avenue in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  food-industry  food-processing  new-york  mid-atlantic  new-york-city  bronx  location-USA  FDI 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
McCain Foods Canada Expands New Brunswick Plant - Area Development
McCain Foods Canada is investing $65 million to expand capacity at its Florenceville-Bristol French fry plant in New Brunswick, Canada. The company plans to hire up to 50 new associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  new-brunswick  atlantic-canada  location-canada  canada  food-processing  food-industry  jobs 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Simply Essentials Invests In Excess Of $30 Million In Charles City, Iowa, Processing Plant - Area Development
Simply Essentials recently purchased the Cedar River Poultry chicken processing plant in Charles City, Iowa. The company plans to invest more than $30 million to reopen the manufacturing plant.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  iowa  midwest  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Bettcher Industries, Inc. Opens Innovation Center In Birmingham, Ohio - Area Development
Bettcher Industries, Inc., a leading worldwide developer and manufacturer of innovative equipment for food processing, foodservice, industrial and medical markets, opened its Bettcher Innovation Center in Birmingham, Ohio.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  ohio  midwest  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing  innovation-centers 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Dot Foods Establishes Distribution Hub In Mohave County, Arizona - Area Development
Dot Foods, the nation’s first and largest food industry redistributor, will invest more than $45 million to establish a new distribution center in Mohave County, Arizona. This project, which includes infrastructure improvements and installation of new equipment, is expected to create 125 jobs during a three-year period.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  distribution-facility  arizona  southwest  jobs 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Morinaga Co. & Ltd Opens Production Facility In Mebane, North Carolina - Area Development
A 117-year-old Japan-based confectionary company, Morinaga Co. & Ltd. opened its $48 million, 120,000 square foot, production plant in Mebane, North Carolina. The company plans to create 90 jobs in Orange County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic  jobs  food-industry  food-processing 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Chobani Yogurt’s $100 Million Expansion Sparks Economic Development In Southern Idaho - Area Development
Yogurt giant Chobani’s $100 million expansion “at the world’s largest yogurt manufacturing facility in Twin Falls, Idaho, is the latest investment fueling Southern Idaho’s growing manufacturing industry,” according to the Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing  jobs 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Denmark-Based Brodrene Hartmann Plans $30 Million Food Packaging Hub In Rolla, Missouri - Area Development
Brodrene Hartmann A/S started construction on the manufacturer’s $30 million food packaging facility in Rolla, Missouri. The project is expected to create at least 50 new jobs by the start of 2017.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  packaging  manufacturing  missouri  midwest  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  location-USA  FDI  denmark 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
How Data Collection, Analysis and Automation are Improving Food Safety and Quality in the U.S.
Delivering the highest-quality foods that are safe for customers to consume continues to be priority number one for U.S. food and beverage producers, and the focus is on preventing quality and safety breaches rather than reacting to them.
food-processing  Around-the-web  automation  u.s.-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  industry-reports  this-week-354  supply-chain  big-data 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Mary's Gone Crackers Plans Manufacturing-Research Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Mary's Gone Crackers, a manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks will be opening a manufacturing and R&D facility at the North Valleys Commerce Center in Reno, Nevada. The company headquarters will also be relocated to this site with plans to be operational by this fall, with plans to hire more than 200 associates by the end of 2017.
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may 2016 by areadevelopment
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