Food manufacturer spends $27 million to expand manufacturing operations in Tennessee 

March 22, 2024
The 2,400-square-foot expansion will be used to support the company’s bakery business.

Rich Products has announced plans to expand production in Morristown, Tennessee. The food company will invest $27 million into the project, creating 51 new jobs for the area. The 2,400-square-foot expansion will be used to support the company’s bakery business. The expansion will be completed in September 2024.  

In a recent quote, Kevin Spratt, president, U.S. Canada Region, Rich Products, said, “We continue to invest heavily in our U.S. manufacturing footprint to create unparalleled value for our customers and opportunities for our people. As a proud member of the Tennessee community for nearly 50 years, we’re excited about what this expansion project will do for our business and the region. Not only are we expanding our team and creating jobs, but we’re adding production capacity to support our cake and cupcake business, which has seen a significant influx in demand. It is a true win-win for the community, our customers and consumers as a whole.” 

TNECD Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter added, “More than 40,000 Tennesseans are employed by food and agriculture companies, and Rich’s investment in our state will directly support this growing sector. We are proud to have Rich’s in Tennessee and believe Morristown and Hamblen County will continue to be the ideal location for this company’s success.”  



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