Investment will better position company to support the expansion of business opportunities
Ohio-based Walnut Creek Foods — a leader in food distribution, manufacturing, retail and logistics — has been growing its own manufacturing and distribution network in recent years. In an effort to reach out-of-state business, the company will invest $1.7 million in a new 17,000-square-foot building addition at its Holmes County manufacturing and distribution facility.
The plant, which specializes in making Totino’s products, is one of the largest frozen food manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
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.
Joint venture combines benefits of location advantages, business climate and food expertise
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.
Company invests in manufacturing and packaging operations within the state’s leading dairy industry
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.
Expansion will help improve the speed and reliability of its production line
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.
The European leader in the production of ready-made doughs and baked goods will invest more than $29 million in its expansion
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.
Ohio’s workforce drives the success of the company behind many of America’s most beloved names in food
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.
Ohio’s reliable workforce convinces poultry processor to expand in state
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.
The company is investing approximately $225 million at its soybean crush and refined oils facility
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.
Renovation and expansion includes improved freshness, productivity and capacity
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.