For the third year in a row Genesee County has been recognized in the top five of the rankings in the Metro Food Processing Industry Growth category by Business Facilities, a national site selection magazine.
The agriculture industry in Genesee County employs more than 1,500 workers. That number is expected to increase with the opening of Alpina Foods LLC and Muller Quaker Dairy LLC at the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park in Batavia.
“The construction of two major new food-processing facilities by Alpina and the joint venture between PepsiCo and Theo Müller demonstrates a significant return on our investment in our Agri-Business Park which we believe is driving our high national ranking,” said Steven Hyde, president and CEO of the Genesee County Economic Development Center, in a statement. “We are honored to be once again recognized by Business Facilities as it keeps us on the radar screen for site selectors throughout the United States and the world.”
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