South Korea-Based CJ Foods USA Plans Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Production Facility
15 Jan 2021
CJ Foods USA Inc., a U.S.-based affiliate of South Korean-based global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang, plans to build a new 700,000–square-foot Asian food production facility in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
The new facility, planned for Foundation Park, will result in more than 600 new full-time jobs by 2025 and include automated state-of-the-art food production lines, a warehouse and distribution center, shipping and receiving docks, and office space.
“This strategically important new investment represents an extremely exciting time for both CJ Foods and Schwan’s Company,” said Executive Chairman of CJCJ Food, Americas and Schwan’s Company CEO Dimitrios Smyrnios. “Adding this world-class Asian food plant in South Dakota will help us lead the fast-growing Asian food category in North America and achieve our long-term growth plans. Ultimately, this plant will meet the increasing needs of our retail and food-service customers by creating significant production capacity, fueling Asian food category growth, and enabling future innovation.”
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