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 ...
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Capital Spending

Nissin Foods USA to Build Ramen, Noodles Plant in South Carolina

Nov. 9, 2023
The company behind Top Ramen and Cup Noodles will invest $228 million to construct its third U.S. manufacturing facility in Greenville County, S.C.
Courtesy of Omeat
Animal Proteins

Omeat Finishes Construction of 15,000-Square-Foot Pilot Plant

Nov. 9, 2023
Cultivated-meat company expects the new facility outside Los Angeles to help it scale up production and clear a path for regulatory review and approval of its products.
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Plant Expansion

Halal-Certified Beef Bacon Processing Coming to Former Pie Facility in Nebraska

Nov. 8, 2023
McCook, Neb.-based Copperstone Foods plans to process 30,000 pounds of beef bacon per day when operations begin next summer in The Village PieMaker’s former facility in Eustis...
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Animal Proteins

New Pork Processing Plant Opens in Western Canada, Easing Shipping Strains for Hog Farmers

Nov. 3, 2023
The North 49 Foods facility in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, will alleviate the need to ship Canadian-raised sows hundreds of miles across the border to the U.S. for processing.
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Capital Spending

Stellar Snacks Plans Second Production Facility for Louisville

Oct. 31, 2023
Mother-daughter-owned company investing $137 million in a 434,000-sq.-ft. pretzel bakery, its second plant.
Courtesy of The Cheesecake Factory Inc.
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Capital Spending

The Cheesecake Factory Inc. to Build $74 Million Bakery Facility in Indiana

Oct. 26, 2023
New plant in Charlestown, Ind., will be the company’s third bakery production facility and will serve its own restaurants as well as retail and foodservice customers.
Courtesy of Hormel Foods
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Capital Spending

Hormel Solar Project to Supply Jennie-O Plant, Community with Green Power

Sept. 28, 2023
Hormel Foods celebrated the completion of an 8-acre solar field at its Montevideo, Minn., Jennie-O facility.
Courtesy of United Premium Foods
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Capital Spending

United Premium Foods Invests $1.8 Million to Boost Pet Food Processing Capabilities

Sept. 27, 2023
Human and pet food co-man’s capital investment offers customers more flexibility and aims to take advantage of fast-growing pet food business.
Courtesy of Upside Foods
Animal Proteins

Upside Foods Selects NW Chicago Suburb for New Cultivated Meat Plant

Sept. 14, 2023
The Berkeley, Calif., company’s new 187,000-square-foot facility is expected to eventually produce more than 30 million pounds annually.
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Capital Spending

Mexican Foods Processor Juanita’s Foods Selects North Las Vegas for New Plant

Sept. 13, 2023
Manufacturer of canned and frozen Mexican foods will relocate to Nevada from California, mayor says.