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Mars to Expand Pet Food Plant and Other Food Industry News

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Powder & Bulk Solids highlights recent food and beverage manufacturing news you may have missed.

Pet products manufacturer Mars Petcare is injecting $117 million into its manufacturing site in Fort Smith, AR to add two new manufacturing lines, upgrade equipment, and construct a new warehouse.

Work on the new lines and the 47,000-sq-ft warehouse is slated to reach completion in 2023. 

The latest investment in the Arkansas facility comes after Mars Petcare revealed plans in January for a $145 million project at the site to install two new production lines and build 200,000 sq ft of additional space.  

Click further to view some other developments in the food and beverage industry that captured headlines over the last week.

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