Food & Agriculture Related

Development News | February 21, 2017
IA: IEDA Awards to Support $80+M in Capital Investments, 82 New Jobs    

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board awarded direct financial assistance & tax benefits to 3 co.s for job creation, expansion projects. More>>

Development News | February 20, 2017
FL: Chewy to Invest $31M, Hire 600 for New e-Commerce Fulfillment Center   

Online retailer of pet food and products to build a new fulfillment center in Ocala, Marion County, FL. More>>

Development News | February 17, 2017
MD: Freshly to Open Processing & Distribution Facility, Add 500 Jobs   

Gourmet meal delivery service to open a 171,000-sq-ft facility in Savage, Howard County, Maryland, its 1st east coast facility. More>>

White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>

Development News | February 16, 2017
RI: United Natural Foods to Expand, Hire 150 in Providence    

Natural, organic & specialty foods & nonfood distributor opening a shared services center to drive greater efficiencies, improve customer experience. More>>

Development News | February 14, 2017
MS: Pearl River Foods Locating Processing Plant in Carthage, Hiring 150   

Poultry processor will lease a Leake County, Mississippi, spec building to better serve the local poultry industry. More>>

Development News | February 10, 2017
CT: Four Season Farm to Create Hydrponic Farm in Suffield, Hire 40   

International greenhouse developer & former Wall Street executive to develop 10 acres as a hydroponic farm, grow veggies all year round. More>>

Development News | February 7, 2017
NJ: Blue Apron to Open New Fulfillment Center in Linden, Hire 2,000+   

Co. that delivers original recipes and fresh food ingredients to customers' homes opening new 495,000-sq-ft state-of-the art fulfillment center. More>>

Development News | February 6, 2017
CO: J.M. Smucker to Invest up to $340M, Hire 500 for New Longmont Facility   

The Longmont, Colorado, facility will be constructed in two phases over multiple years and produce Uncrustables frozen sandwiches. More>>

Development News | February 6, 2017
LA: Monsanto Breaks Ground on $975M St. Charles Parish Expansion   

Co. to retain 645 jobs in Luling, add 450 indirect jobs, for a total of more than 540 new permanent jobs; generate 1,000 construction jobs. More>>