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McCall Farms Invests $10.6 Million To Expand Its Florence County, South Carolina, Manufacturing Plant

McCall Farms Inc., a producer of canned and frozen vegetables, will invest $10.6 million to expand of its manufacturing facility in Florence County, South Carolina, creating an estimated 80 new jobs.

McCall Farms will increase its production capacity by adding more than 50,000 square feet of new space, which will allow the company to increase its production lines, as well as move to a 24-7 production schedule. McCall Farms ships its products to retailers, foodservice and industrial customers throughout the United States from its headquarters south of Florence at 6615 S. Irby Street in Effingham, South Carolina..

"We are excited to see our company expand again in Florence County. Our business has grown significantly and we have a wider reach than ever. South Carolina has been a great home for our company, providing an excellent business environment and a fantastic workforce. We look forward to continuing to build on our success and appreciate all the support we've received from state and local officials," said Marion Swink, president of McCall Farms Inc.

"South Carolina continues to be the place to do business, and we see that with expansions like this one by McCall Farms in Florence County. Announcements like this one show we are on the right track with our economic development efforts," said Gov. Nikki Haley.

State Senator Hugh K. Leatherman said, "McCall Farms is a fine example of a local home grown business, adding so much to our community over the past decades of success. They currently employ nearly 850 hard-working individuals and it's refreshing to know that a majority of their products are still grown right here in South Carolina. I commend McCall Farms and look forward to many more years of growth, as they continue to call Florence County home."

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved job development credits, which will be available when hiring targets are met.
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