Pinnacle Foods opened its Wish-Bone salad dressings manufacturing plant in St. Elmo, IL. The $50 million project includes new equipment, expands plant footprint and improves existing plant infrastructure.

General Mills will invest $250 million to increase capacity at its Murfreesboro, TN plant.

Flowers Baking Company will begin production at its Lenexa, KS plant this summer. It has been undergoing a $10 million renovation.

Andros Foods N. America plans to invest $73 million to expand its Mount Jackson, VA facility. The expenditure adds space for production and a warehouse.

Rahr Corporation will spend $68 million to expand its Shakopee, MN malt processing facility. It includes a 115,000-sq.-ft. malt house, 20,000-sq.-ft. pilot brewery and 15,000-sq.-ft. maintenance warehouse.

Mar-Jac Poultry Alabama LLC is investing $50 million to expand its operations in Spruce Pine, AL. The expansion includes a feed mill, increased processing capabilities and poultry buildings.

Mavalério, a Brazilian manufacturer of candy and other confectionery products, is investing $5 million to establish its first US production operation in Northlake, VA.

SOPACKO, a packager of food and snack food items, is spending $4.5 million to expand its Mullins, SC facility.