Sun City Produce, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sun Commodities, Inc., is establishing operations within a 113,000-square-foot facility at Matrix Industrial Park, 920 Matrix Parkway, in Piedmont, South Carolina. The project is expected to create 81 new jobs in Greenville County over the next five years.
Sun Commodities, Inc., which operates as the Sun Group of Companies, is a privately-held organization majority-owned by Hillandale Farms. As a leading producer of fresh fruits and vegetables, the firm is aiming to expand its growing retail market across the Southeast in the coming years. To support this mission, Sun Commodities’ subsidiary, Sun City Produce is establishing distribution operations in Greenville County. Located, the is expected to generate 81 new jobs.
“We at Sun City Produce Company are very excited with the opportunity Greenville has provided us to expand our business. The bustling growth, as well as the economic stability and infrastructure, were the key factors in establishing our Southeastern distribution facility. Being new to the state, we are eager to partner with the Greenville Area Development Corporation to further strengthen the opportunities for our workforce, so we may achieve continuous growth,” said Sun City Produce Company Executive Vice President Kyle Cummings.
“Agriculture is, and always has been, South Carolina’s top industry, and along with so many other industries in our state, it continues to grow with great companies like Sun City Produce choosing our state as a place to call home. The 81 new jobs this investment will create will make a real difference in Greenville County, and we look forward to seeing Sun City thrive here for many years to come,” said Governor Nikki Haley.
“As our state’s largest industry, agribusiness has an annual economic impact of more than $41.7 billion, and today, we’re proud to celebrate yet another win for that successful industry. I offer my congratulations to Sun City Produce for establishing operations in the Upstate and look forward to supporting them in the years to come,” Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt added.