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General Mills Upgrades Large Ohio Manufacturing Facility to Improve Output

The plant, which specializes in making Totino’s products, is one of the largest frozen food manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
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General Mills is one of southeastern Ohio’s largest employers. Its Wellston facility is one of the largest frozen food manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and specializes in making pizza snacks for its Totino’s brand. The company will invest millions of dollars into its Wellston plant, and add jobs to reach a total of nearly 900 full-time employees at the facility.

York Street Fresh Foods Plans to Invest in Ohio to Meet Demand for Ready-to-Eat Food

Joint venture combines benefits of location advantages, business climate and food expertise
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York Street Fresh Foods LLC is a joint venture between Caruso, Inc., an Ohio company, and New Jersey-based Lorenzo Food Group. Following an increase in demand for ready-to-eat foods as a result of COVID-19, the company is looking to expand. York Street Fresh Foods plans to invest in a new production facility in Sharonville, Ohio.

Superior Dairy Incorporated Expands Dairy Product Line in Ohio

Company invests in manufacturing and packaging operations within the state’s leading dairy industry
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Superior Dairy Incorporated, a thriving manufacturer of milk products, will expand in Ohio, where it has operated for 100 years. The expansion will support new processes, packaging and manufacturing operations to help the company grow their milk product lines. Ohio has a leading dairy industry that serves as the foundation for companies like Superior Dairy to thrive.

Snowville Creamery Expands Meigs County Production Facility

Expansion will help improve the speed and reliability of its production line
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Founded in 2003, Snowville Creamery makes milk, cream, cheese, sour cream and yogurt that is healthier and better for the environment than most other products. The company sought to reinvest in its Meigs County production facility to help improve its production line. Snowville will invest at least $75,000 to grow its current facility.

France-Based Cérélia Will Grow Within Ohio’s Strong Food Industry

The European leader in the production of ready-made doughs and baked goods will invest more than $29 million in its expansion
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Cérélia, a leader in ready-to-bake and ready-to-heat goods is growing and expanding in central Ohio. Food and agribusiness is the largest industry in Ohio, boasting hundreds of companies that cultivate, process, package, distribute and market food and drinks enjoyed by consumers around the world.

Conagra Brands, Parent to Well-Known Food Brands, is Expanding in Ohio

Ohio’s workforce drives the success of the company behind many of America’s most beloved names in food
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One of North America’s leading branded food companies, Conagra Brands (Healthy Choice®, Duncan Hines®, Marie Callender’s®, Slim Jim® and more) has announced plans to expand its northwest Ohio manufacturing facility. The company credits the plant’s current workforce as one of the key reasons for Conagra’s decision to expand.

Case Farms’ Ohio Expansion to Help Company Serve Growing Customer Demand

Ohio’s reliable workforce convinces poultry processor to expand in state
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Case Farms signed a contract with a new customer who has seen major growth, and is re-tooling an existing Ohio plant. Building an addition to its processing area and adding a large new storage freezer will meet the needs of Case Farms’ specific customer.

Cargill Expansion in Sidney Helps Company, Farmers and Community

The company is investing approximately $225 million at its soybean crush and refined oils facility
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Cargill’s current plant in Sidney serves as a vital link between soybean farmers in the region and consumers both nearby and around the globe. By expanding this plant, it will better serve area farmers and help the company meet growing demand for protein and refined oils.

Phillips Meat Processing Expands Driven by Kroger Demand

Renovation and expansion includes improved freshness, productivity and capacity
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Phillips Meat Processing is renovating and expanding its current facility in to include a freezer, blast chiller and smoker room, as well as more capacity for production. This growth is due in large part to requests from major food retailer and customer, Kroger, which wants more products to sell in stores.

Highly-Automated Food Distribution Center Opens in Findlay

Highly-Automated Food Distribution Center Opens in Findlay

High-tech location will employ 400
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McLane Company Inc. is a leading supply chain provider in food service and groceries for convenient stores, markets, merchants and restaurants in the United States. Following an announcement in February 2016 to open a highly-automated facility in Findlay, McLane Co. cuts the ribbon on its newest location which will employ over 400 skilled positions.