MD: Freshly Opens New Facility in Howard County, to Add Jobs
28 Jun, 2019
Howard County (Md.) Executive Calvin Ball attended a ribbon cutting recently for a new facility for Freshly, a health-conscious food delivery service. The new 171,000 square-foot facility is located at Bollman Place in Savage and serve as the company’s East Coast location for food preparation, cooking, assembly, and distribution. Freshly has spent over $25 Million on this new facility and currently employs 500 workers, with plans to hire significantly more. The opening of Freshly's East Coast facility serves as a testament to the company's significant growth in the last four years, taking the operation from servicing 28 states to now delivering meals to the entire contiguous United States.
“This ribbon cutting marks the beginning of a new chapter for Freshly and for our community. We look forward to increased access to fresh food, more job opportunities in Howard County, and a stronger local economy,” said Ball. “I also want to thank Howard County Economic Development Authority for working with Freshly to help us make this new facility a reality.”
"When we started our national expansion and what made sense for our East Coast facility, Savage quickly became the obvious choice for Freshly," said Freshly CEO and Co-Founder, Michael Wystrach. "The Howard County community and its leaders were exceptional partners in the opening of this facility. We're excited to continue growing and working with the wonderful people of Savage in our company's next chapter."
ABOUT FRESHLY: Freshly is a subscription meal company that makes eating right easy and delicious. Customers choose prepared meals that work for their dietary needs from a rotating menu of 30+ options. Every week, their meals are cooked and delivered fresh to their doors, each ready to heat and eat in just three minutes. Freshly’s menu is designed by a team of chefs and nutritionists using real, whole food, and no artificial flavors, preservatives, or sweeteners. Freshly is available for order in the continental U.S. with free shipping and delivery. To apply for employment at Freshly, please visit Jobs.lever.co/freshly
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