Food Engineering

Plant Openings & Expansions: May 2013

May 13, 2013
Greek yogurt maker FAGE USA is expected to begin construction on a $100 million expansion that will double the plant’s output. The Johnstown, NY company will also build a wastewater pre-treatment facility.
 
Cumberland Farms selected CMC Design-Build to provide design and construction services for a 55,000-sq.-ft. expansion to its Westborough, MA distribution facility. 
 
A 16,000-sq.-ft. addition to the existing Yuengling Tampa brewery includes all-new brewing equipment and operations. 
 
Shamrock Farms will build a new $50 million, 130,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility in Virginia. 
 
Kraft Foods plans a $40 million expansion at its plant in Granite City, IL. The project is expected to add four new lines to fill pouches of Capri Sun. 
 
Johanna Foods, Inc. began construction of a 65,000-sq.-ft. expansion of its yogurt manufacturing plant in Flemington, NJ. The project includes the addition of 19,000 sq. ft. of cold storage space and a 46,000-sq.-ft. dry goods warehouse and yogurt processing area. The expansion will double the plant’s current capacity and add new product capabilities. 
 
Koch Foods is expected to invest $49 million to expand its poultry processing facility in Hamilton, GA, creating two new processing lines.
 
Stellar has completed the expansion of the Bahamas Food Services distribution center in Nassau, Bahamas.