Plant Openings: April 2016
Butcher Block Inc. (North County Smokehouse) plans to build a 66,900-sq.-ft. food processing plant in Claremont, NH, merging three existing lots.
Golden States Food Corp. will build a $63 million state-of-the-art meat processing facility in Opelika, AL.
Honeyville Inc. will invest $23 million to expand its Honeyville, UT food processing facility. The facility provides co-packing, mixing/blending, grain milling, heat treatment and distribution services.
The Jack Daniel’s distillery is investing $140 million to expand its Lynchburg, TN operation. The company will build two new barrelhouses and expand its bottling facility.
More Than A Bakery LLC will build a $57 million, 250,000-sq.-ft. facility in Versailles, KY. Affiliated with Richmond Baking Company, it will employ more than 300 people and make cookies and crackers.
New Frontier Foods plans to open a seaweed production plant in southern California. The facility will produce seaweed snacks for private labels and its own Ocean’s Halo brand.
Norac, French maker of bread and bakery products, will open its first American manufacturing facility in Forks, PA. The 79,000-sq.-ft. facility will produce bakery snacks in the French tradition.
Parabel, a maker of plant-based protein, is building a $10 million production facility in Fellsmere, FL.