PepsiCo, the global snacks and drinks giant, has announced the investment of $260 million in its manufacturing facility in the city of Tucker, Georgia.
The expansion will create about 136 new full time jobs, bringing up PepsiCo’s total workforce in DeKalb county to over 600. The facility will be expanded by more than 260,000 sq feet as well as is expected to increase production fivefold by 2025.
By 2025, this facility is expected to be one of the largest PepsiCo’s facilities.
Chief supply chain officer Karen Jordan said: “This expansion will greatly increase PepsiCo production serving nearby Atlanta and the wider Georgia region to continue the growth of our business and customers in the area”.
Within the last two years, PepsiCo has invested $460 million in the state of Georgia, in July of 2020 PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division invested $200 million in the city of Perry.
Source: Food Business News