Food and beverage packaging company invests $92 million to expand plant in Utah 

Dec. 1, 2023
Ya YA Foods has been awarded a post-performance tax reduction by the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity.

Ya YA Foods has announced plans to expand in Ogden, Utah. The company, which specializes in end-to-end packaging solutions for food and beverage manufacturers, will invest $92 million into the project over the next 10 years, creating 302 new jobs for the surrounding area. To aid in the expansion, Ya YA Foods has been awarded a post-performance tax reduction by the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity.  

In a recent quote, Yahya Abbas, CEO of Ya YA Foods, said, “This is Ya YA Foods first expansion in the U.S. This investment will expand our capacity, add a significant number of new jobs, and contribute to the economic growth in Weber County. It is important for us to invest and grow in a location where there is both a good business climate and an available and skilled workforce. We have found Utah to be such a place. We want to thank the state of Utah for supporting our exciting project.” 


 

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