WI: Governor Walker Announces Funding to Support 127 Jobs in Walworth County

18 Apr, 2011

Will Aid Pinnacle Foods Group LLC Expansion
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Pinnacle Foods Group will expand its operations in the Town of Darien, Walworth County thanks in part to a loan from the Town of Darien from the Department of Commerce (Commerce).

"I'm pleased to announce a partnership with the Town of Darien to help facilitate the expansion of Pinnacle Foods Group LLC," Governor Scott Walker said. "My top priority is to continue to invest in our communities and companies and create good-paying jobs for Wisconsin families."

The Town of Darien has received a $1,306,000 loan from the Community Development Block Grant-Economic Development Program administered by Commerce. The funds will be used by the company to purchase equipment and by the Municipality for administration. The total project cost is $39.4 million.

Pinnacle Foods is a leading manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of branded, high-quality dry and frozen packaged food products in North America, with its brands found in more than 85 percent of American households. Pinnacle's brands include Birds Eye vegetables, Duncan Hines baking mixes and frostings, Vlasic pickles, Log Cabin syrups, and more.

For more information on Commerce programs and services, contact the Commerce area development manager at http://commerce.wi.gov/BD/BD-AreaDevManagers.html.

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