Highlights

Food Processing Capital Spending 2023
Capital Spending

2023 Capital Spending Outlook: Food and Beverage Capital Spending Continues to Grow

March 29, 2023
Food and beverage processors aren’t writing blank checks for capital expenditures, but enthusiasm abounds as food companies plan to invest heavily in their own growth in 2023 ...
Courtesy of Morinaga America Inc.
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Capital Spending

Makers of Hi-Chew Candy to Invest $130 Million to Build New Processing Plant

July 18, 2024
Morinaga America Inc. holding company will begin construction in October on additional plant in Mebane, North Carolina.
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Home Market Foods Will Invest $70 Million Into Recently Purchased South Windsor, Connecticut, Facility

July 1, 2024
Manufacturer of Cooked Perfect meatballs and Eisenberg hot dogs and sausages will turn former pasta facility into state-of-the-art meat processing plant.
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Capital Spending

Vital Farms to Build New Egg Washing, Packaging Facility in Seymour, Indiana

June 27, 2024
New facility will build upon the company’s first facility of this type in Springfield, Mo., which has won numerous awards since it opened in 2017.
Courtesy of SunOpta
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Plant Expansion

SunOpta’s $26 Million Modesto, California, Expansion Targets Growing Demand for Oat-Based Products

June 26, 2024
The processor of oat- and plant-based products says the expansion is the second-largest project in its history and will give it the ability to produce more than 60% more oatmilk...
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Capital Spending

Little Leaf Farms to Expand New McAdoo, Pennsylvania, Greenhouse Campus

June 25, 2024
Adding its third greenhouse in the state will make the McAdoo controlled-atmosphere agriculture (CEA) facility the largest of its type in North America.
Plant Expansion

King’s Hawaiian Parent Doubles Down on Taylorsville, Indiana, New Facility Site

June 14, 2024
Irresistible Foods announces plans to build a second production facility on the same site as a planned 368,000-sq.-ft. new plant — even though construction has yet to start on...
Courtesy of Kikkoman Foods
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Capital Spending

Construction of New Kikkoman Jefferson, Wisconsin, Plant Under Way

June 13, 2024
Soy sauce processor will invest more than $800 million on this new facility and expansions at Walworth, Wis., plant to increase its production footprint in the state.
Pet Food

Instinct Pet Foods Cuts Ribbon on Phase One of Lincoln, Nebraska, Expansion

June 10, 2024
All phases of project are expected to be finished by March 2025 on the Center of Excellence facility in Lincoln.
Courtesy of Nestlé Purina PetCare Co.
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Plant Expansion

Nestlé Purina Announces $195 Million Expansion to Jefferson, Wisconsin, Plant

April 26, 2024
Capital project will add 100 jobs and is part of larger Nestlé growth strategy to expand its pet food capabilities and footprint.
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Capital Spending

Palermo Villa Plans New Pizza Production Facility in West Milwaukee, Wisconsin

April 23, 2024
New facility will help pizza manufacturer address increasing demand for its products and is expected to open in June 2025.
Economic Development

Dairy Processor Daisy Brand to Build $627 Million Facility in Boone, Iowa

April 22, 2024
Manufacturer of sour cream, cottage cheese and dairy-based dips expects 750,000-sq.-ft. plant to employ as many as 255 when it is fully operational.
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Capital Spending

Coca-Cola Begins Construction of Webster, New York, Fairlife Plant

April 19, 2024
The 745,000-sq.-ft. facility — which represents a $650 million investment — remains on track to open in the second half of 2025.