Plant Openings: August 2015
Triumph Foods and Seaboard Foods are forming a joint venture to build a pork processing facility in Sioux City, IA. The $264 million plant is expected to open in the summer of 2017.
Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kansas City Sausage, LLC announced the 50/50 joint venture construction of a $44.8 million, 90,000-sq.-ft. sausage plant in Sampson County, NC.
Maplehurst Bakeries will open a new facility in Lebanon, TN. The 173,000-sq.-ft. project reflects a $102 million investment.
Nutrient Foods opened a 100,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility in Reno, NV.
SunOpta, a manufacturer of snacks and baby food, is expanding aseptic production at its manufacturing plant in Lehigh County, PA.
Four Roses broke ground on a $34 million expansion in Lawrenceburg, KY. The project will add two new buildings and new equipment, and double the size of the distillery.
Diageo purchased a 37-acre lot with a 246,000-sq.-ft. warehouse in Plainfield, IL. The warehouse will be used to store finished case goods from its Plainfield bottling facility and other locations.