Rich Products

Rich Products Unveils $27 Million Expansion in Morristown, Tennessee

Feb. 26, 2024
The additional 2,400 sq. ft. of space and 51 new jobs will expand the company’s bakery business.

Rich Products officials announced they will invest $27 million to expand production at their Morristown, Tenn., manufacturing facility. The additional 2,400 sq. ft. of space will support expanded production of the company’s bakery business, serving national and regional grocery and club retailers.

The expansion will create 51 new manufacturing jobs Hamblen County, bringing total headcount throughout Tennessee to nearly 1,400 people. The project is expected to be complete this September with hiring slated to begin in June of this year.

There apparently were incentives provided by the state’s Dept. of Economic and Community Development.

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Dave Fusaro has served as editor in chief of Food Processing magazine since 2003. Dave has 30 years experience in food & beverage industry journalism and has won several national ASBPE writing awards for his Food Processing stories. Dave has been interviewed on CNN, quoted in national newspapers and he authored a 200-page market research report on the milk industry. Formerly an award-winning newspaper reporter who specialized in business writing, he holds a BA in journalism from Marquette University. Prior to joining Food Processing, Dave was Editor-In-Chief of Dairy Foods and was Managing Editor of Prepared Foods.

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