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Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million in Georgia

Mar 23, 2020

Kerry Group is investing $125 million to expand a Rome, Ga., factory that will create 100 new jobs when completed early next year. Some 400 people will be employed during construction, which is set to begin immediately.

Gov. Brian Kemp sounded a familiar refrain in an announcement, praising the company for “doubling down” on the state and highlighting Georgia’s focus on making sure existing companies are equipped to grow here.

“This new Georgia facility will be one of the most advanced and modern food manufacturing facilities in the world to support our customers as they produce tasty and nutritious food products, which will be consumed all across the U.S. and Canada,” Mr. Behan said in a statement. Kerry Group has more than 150 plants globally and 1,000-plus food scientists on staff.

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