Starbucks plans to expand its 180,000-sq.-ft. Augusta, GA manufacturing plant by about 140,000 sq. ft. The $120-million investment is expected to create 100 jobs.
Bama Foods opened its hotcake facility expansion near Owasso, OK. The company makes more than 150,000 hotcakes per shift, many destined for McDonalds.
Tyson Foods is investing nearly $60 million to expand its Cass Township, PA distribution center with the addition of 164,000 sq. ft. to its existing 182,000-sq.-ft. facility.
Snyder’s-Lance plans to invest $20 million to expand its Hyannis, MA manufacturing plant by 40,000 sq. ft.
HP Hood will invest more than $200 million and create 230 jobs at the former Dairy Farmers of America plant in Batavia, NY.
Hormel Foods is expanding its Wichita, KS facility by 156,000 sq. ft. with an investment of about $132 million.
Frick’s Quality Meats will increase the size of its 120,000-sq.-ft. Washington, MO sausage facility with an $8 million, 18,000-sq.-ft. expansion, creating 40 new jobs.
Montana Specialties Mills LLC broke ground on a $20 million grain processing center, dedicated to making non-GMO products and organic oilseeds. The facility, located in Great Falls, MT is expected to be open by the end of 2018.