Butterball, one of the largest producers of turkey products in the United States, announced that it is investing a combined $8.7 million and creating a total of 360 new jobs within three years in two processing facilities in Northwest Arkansas. The expansion includes a $4.7 million investment in Ozark where the company will create 160 jobs and a $4 million investment in Huntsville where it will create 200 new jobs.
Tyson Foods announced plans to build new production facilities in China and Thailand, and expand its facility in the Netherlands. The latest expansions, adding over 100,000 metric tons of fully cooked poultry capacity, build on the company’s global growth strategy to become the leader in protein by serving emerging markets and strategic customers.
Hispanic Cheese Makers-Nuestro Queso is celebrating a significant expansion at its facility in Kent, Illinois. The $15 million investment includes new processing and packaging equipment, expanded cooler space and additional capacity to meet demand for further expansion in the future.
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods catches up our 2016 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year, SugarCreek, to learn how reinvestment in facilities and staff have helped the company grow the past four years.
Tulkoff Food Products, one of the nation’s leading food manufacturers of condiments, specialty sauces, dressings and ingredients will expand its current U.S. manufacturing footprint with a new facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. This expansion responds to years of increasing demand and growth in the company’s private label and co-pack division of their business.
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods catches up with Reser’s Fine Foods to find out how the company has expanded and enhanced its product lines and processing facilities since being featured on our January, 2012 cover.
Jamison Cold Storage, ESI Group USA and Delta T Construction contribute to the project.
February 17, 2020
In order to increase production capabilities, Jones Dairy Farm underwent an expansion and renovation of the former McCain Foods Inc. plant. This included a 68,183 sq-ft. addition to the existing processing plant, resulting in a 306,263 sq-ft. total facility. The expansion consisted of a new process area, refrigerated truck dock, employee area mezzanine, and parking and site improvements.
A M King has completed renovation of an 88,000-square-foot facility that houses Southern Foods’ meat, seafood and cheese processing operations. The new building allows the 66-year old company to operate in a larger, more modern space, handle greater volumes, and save money in repairs and maintenance, thereby bringing even more competitive pricing to its marketplaces.