Snack Firm Dieffenbach’s Opens New Plant in Pennsylvania

October 1, 2018

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Snack Firm Dieffenbach’s Opens New Plant in Pennsylvania
Image courtesy of Dieffenbach’s Potato Chips

Snack manufacturing firm Dieffenbach’s Potato Chips Inc. recently opened a new, 160,000-sq-ft production facility and distribution center in Bethel, PA that will process 15 million lbs. of potatos each year. 

The multi-million-dollar plant includes several production lines and will serve as the home for the company’s Direct Store Delivery (DSD) operations that will distribute Dieffenbach’s products and private label brands nationally, according to a Sept. 27 release announcing the new facility.

“The growth of the company over the past few years is allowing us to create more opportunities for our existing team members, as well as opportunities for people looking for a new career,” Mike Marlowe, chief operating officer of Dieffenbach’s, said in a statement. “The market has tremendous growth opportunities. We will continue to grow as fast as we can find the right people to join our team.

About 40 new jobs are available at the firm’s facilities in Womensdorf, PA and Bethel. Dieffenbach’s plans to expand the site over time to a potato processing capacity of 200 million lbs./yr. 

Established in 1964, Dieffenbach’s Potato Chips is a family-owned firm headquartered in Womelsdorf. 

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