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Wayne Farms launches $105 million Alabama expansion, creating 400 jobs

food products

ENTERPRISE, Alabama – Wayne Farms LLC today marked the official start of a major expansion project at its Enterprise Fresh Processing Facility that will significantly increase production and add 400 new jobs. The company’s $105 million expansion project is expected to be complete in...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Fresh off expansion, Milo’s Tea Co. brews up new product line

food products

BESSEMER, Alabama – Milo’s Tea Co. is once again expanding its product lineup, the latest growth for the longtime family-owned Alabama beverage giant. The company has launched a line of USDA-certified café style organic teas at retailers across the nation. [caption id="attachment_15172" align="alignright" width="300"]

Written by Dawn Azok

Appetite for Growth: Alabama food companies expanding operations

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Companies across Alabama are investing millions of dollars in new and expanded specialty food processing operations that tap into growing national trends. From pickled okra and salsa in Pike County to dehydrated fruits and vegetables in Foley, the projects were part of a record...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Farm to plate: Alabama agriculture industry looks to grow

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Alabama’s agriculture industry leaders are exploring new methods and markets to extend the reach of the state’s farmers. Agriculture, forestry and related industries have a $70.4 billion economic impact in Alabama and are responsible for more than 580,000 jobs. Products from farms and forests...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Golden State Foods to invest $40 million in Opelika meat plant

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OPELIKA, Alabama -- California-based Golden State Foods plans to invest between $40 million and $45 million to open a state-of-the art meat processing facility in the Northeast Opelika Industrial Park, creating 173 jobs. “After careful consideration, we selected Opelika as the site for our...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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