McKee Foods to Create 54 Jobs With $34M Expansion

McKee Foods Corporation is planning a $34 million expansion of its manufacturing plant in August County. The expansion is said to create 54 jobs. The plant currently employs more than 1,000 workers.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) β€” McKee Foods Corporation is planning a $34 million expansion of its manufacturing plant in August County.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the expansion will create 54 jobs. The plant in Stuart Draft currently employs more than 1,000 workers.

McAuliffe announced the project Thursday in a news release.

The project will receive a $300,000 performance-based grant from the Virginia Investment Partnership program.

Collegedale, Tenn.-based McKee Foods employs more than 5,000 workers in four states and has annual sales of about $1.2 billion.

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