Snack manufacturer to establish industrial pretzel bakery in Kentucky

Oct. 24, 2023
The food company will invest $137 million into the project, generating 350 jobs in the process.

Stellar Snacks has announced plans to establish a new industrial pretzel bakery in Louisville, Kentucky. The food company will invest $137 million into the project, generating 350 jobs in the process. The project will move forward once approval is given for state incentives by the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority. Work on the 434,000-square-foot building is expected to begin in March 2024 with production beginning later in September. In an effort to fill the new positions, Stellar Snacks will work with community colleges and trade schools to provide students with real-word work experience.

In a recent quote, Elisabeth Galvin, co-founder of Stellar Snacks, said, “We are thrilled to share that our business has seen astronomical growth after launching our brand in 2021, thanks to our people, passion and exquisite product. Since then, we have been on a mission to expand production coast to coast. We are proud to announce that we have selected Louisville as our home in the Midwest. The outcome will be an important success story for our team and the people of the great state of Kentucky. We can’t emphasize enough that our goal is to provide career opportunities and positive impact in Louisville, especially in our neighborhood so we can flourish together in the years to come.”

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