Pinnacle Foods is investing more than $6 million and creating 90 jobs as part of an expansion in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The company will occupy a new 57,000-square-foot facility in the city's Woodcrest Corporate Center. More than 130 current employees will be retained.
"This expansion represents a significant milestone for Pinnacle Foods Group, and we are pleased to be able to celebrate our commitment to growing and prospering in New Jersey," said Pinnacle Foods CEO Bob Gamgort. "With the support of the state, New Jersey's highly-skilled work force, and our excellent location in Cherry Hill, we are in a great position to better serve our customers and consumers and we look forward to continued success."
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has approved Pinnacle for a $920,000 Business Employment Incentive Program (BEIP) grant over 10 years. The company will also receive $182,600 from a Business Retention and Relocation Assistance Grant (BRRAG) from the EDA to support jobs retention.
Pinnacle's brands include Birds Eye, Hungry-Man, Aunt Jemima, Duncan Hines, Snyder of Berlin, and Vlasic.