Food giant Mars Inc has announced plans to invest $31 million in operations and new R&D facilities at its plant in Greenville, MS, USA, Food Business News reports.
The facility manufactures products for brands such as Uncle Ben’s, Seeds of Change and Abu Siouf, the latter being a range exported to the Middle East.
Apu Mody, President of Mars Food North America, said: “This is an exciting day for Mars Food as this investment will modernize our Greenville facility, increase our site’s capacity and allow us to build a state-of-the-art research and development application center that will serve our global innovation efforts”.
The Mars Greenville plant first opened in 1978, and has been expanded several times over the years. The facility now spans 110 acres with 250,000 square feet of space.
Source: Food Business News