NASHVILLE, TN — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Alfresco Pasta Brand, LLC announced March 1 the company will invest $3.8 million to expand and relocate its operations from Nashville to Bells, TN.
The project represents the creation of 58 new jobs in Crockett County.
Alfresco Pasta’s expansion and relocation to Northwest Tennessee will support the company’s growth and increasing product demand. Located at 278 Evans Road in Bells, the company plans to be operational by the second quarter of 2022.
With more than 20 years in the artisan food industry, Alfresco Pasta specializes in handcrafted fresh pasta, sauces, pizza dough and prepared meals. Since its founding in Nashville in 2000, the company has grown its restaurant, hotel and high-end foodservice customer distribution network to include more than 10 warehouses serving 40 states.
“Moving to our new location in Bells will enable Alfresco Pasta to increase our production capacity by over six times our current rate, helping us meet the growing demand for our high-end product line including with large national accounts," said Chris Grisson, president of Alfresco Pasta Brands. "It also gives us the ability to expand our offering with innovative new products to keep up with the rising demand for fresh, healthy foods.”