Kraft Foods has invested $35m to expand a production facility in the US, creating 45 jobs.
The 990,000-square-foot Lehigh County factory, in Pennsylvania, makes A.1. Steak Sauce and Grey Poupon mustard and it has added four product lines and equipment to produce beverage products for single-serve home brewing systems.
Tricia Clark, plant manager, Kraft, Allentown said the company received funding from the Department of Community and Economic Development including; a $200,000 Pennsylvania First Program grant, $90,000 in Job Creation Tax Credits and a $49,500 Guaranteed Free Training grant to train its employees.
“We are delighted to see this significant investment in Lehigh Valley,” said Clark.
“We have outstanding employees who continuously work at improving their skills and the effectiveness of our facility. We greatly appreciate the support of the state and the Department of Community and Economic Development to help make this happen.”