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Walmart Establishes Robinson, Texas, Milk Processing Operations

Walmart plans to establish operations in Robinson, Texas. The $350 million project is expected to create approximately 400 jobs.

The new milk processing facility will supply more than 750 Walmart stores and Sam's Clubs throughout Texas, as well as Oklahoma, Louisiana and parts of Arkansas and Mississippi. Production is scheduled for 2026.

“We’re excited to be able to provide Texas and its surrounding states with high-quality milk sourced primarily from Texas dairy farmers,” said Walmart Manufacturing Vice President Bruce Heckman. “This new facility continues our commitment to building a more resilient and transparent supply chain and ensuring our customers’ needs are met for this everyday staple.”

Walmart employs more than 177,700 associates in Texas and operates approximately 590 retail units, 22 distribution centers, and three fulfillment centers across the state.

”Walmart’s new processing facility in Robinson is exciting news for Texas, creating millions in investment for the local economy and hundreds of new, good-paying jobs for hardworking Texans in Central Texas,” noted Governor Greg Abbott. “World-renowned companies like Walmart continue to choose Texas because of our unmatched business climate, lower business operating costs, and highly skilled, diverse, and growing workforce. This major investment is a testament to the promise of economic success in Texas, and I thank Walmart for choosing McLennan County as the location for their important new facility."

Walmart opened its first milk processing facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 2018, and its second facility in Valdosta, Georgia, is scheduled to open in 2025. Additional investments include opening its first case-ready beef facility in Thomasville, Georgia, and building a second case-ready beef facility in Olathe, Kansas, as well as making equity investments and long-term commercial agreements with Sustainable Beef LLC and vertical farming company Plenty.

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