American food company Conagra Brands is gearing up to start a $100 million expansion project at its meat snacks production facility in Troy, OH, several local news organizations and trade publications recently reported.
During the effort, Conagra will add about 63,000 sq ft of manufacturing space to the facility’s existing footprint, add new smokehouses and drying rooms, and install new packaging equipment, according to coverage by JustFood.com. The company is reportedly initiating the project in response to an uptick in demand.
Conagra’s Troy plant current manufactures the Slim Jim and Bike’s Smoked Sausages meat snack products.
Work on the project is slated to reach completion before the end of this year, an account by Food Business News said. About 200 new jobs will be created through the expansion.