Custom food manufacturer spends $51 million to expand Tennessee facility 

Jan. 2, 2024
The expansion will include adding 200,000 square feet of new space, which will be used for manufacturing, storage, staging and shipping. 

Custom Foods of America Inc. (CFA) has announced plans to expand its manufacturing and distribution operations in Knoxville, Tennessee. The company, which specializes in the manufacturing of food products, will invest $51 million into the project, creating 249 new jobs for the surrounding area. The expansion will include adding 200,000 square feet of new space, which will be used for manufacturing, storage, staging and shipping. 

In a recent quote, Graham Hunter, president, Custom Foods of America, said, “Custom Foods of America would like to thank Governor Lee, Commissioner McWhorter, and the State of Tennessee for partnering with us to add more jobs and expand our operations in the state. We look forward to many years of continued growth in Tennessee.”  


 

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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