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Giant specialty coffee maker to invest $350 million, create 500 jobs in area

By Jim Fair, Editor
Published on Friday, May 18, 2018

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Giant specialty coffee maker to invest $350 million, create 500 jobs in area
A giant in specialty coffee and innovative single-serve brewing systems, announced plans for a $350 million capital investment and that will create 500 new jobs in Spartanburg County.

The Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig) will be located in the Tyger River Industrial Park in Moore. Keurig’s new production facility will primarily house coffee roasting and packaging for Keurig's single-serve K-Cup pods, along with the potential to support beverage distribution and warehousing in the future.

Keurig’s products are utilized in 25 million homes throughout North America. More than 50 leading global coffee, tea and cocoa brands have partnered with Keurig, offering customers approximately 500 varieties.

The company was approved for a $3.8 million grant and development grants from the Coordinating Council for Economic Development.

"We are very excited that Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. has chosen Spartanburg County as the location to establish a start-of-the-art operations facility,” stated David Britt, chairman of Economic Development Committee of Spartanburg County Council and board member of the Spartanburg Economic Futures Group.

The Economic Futures Group, along with key allies at our local utilities, county planning and development, our property development partners at Pacolet Milliken and the S.C. Department of Commerce, enjoyed working with the Keurig team on this great opportunity." -David Britt, chairman of Economic Development Committee of Spartanburg County Council and board member of the Spartanburg Economic Futures Group.

“The Economic Futures Group, along with key allies at our local utilities, county planning and development, our property development partners at Pacolet Milliken and the S.C. Department of Commerce, enjoyed working with the Keurig team on this great opportunity,” Britt stated.

“We are confident that Keurig, as an industry leader and a globally respected brand, will thrive and find ample opportunity in our international-friendly Upstate community,” stated Spartanburg Economic Futures Group Board Chairman Ethan Burroughs.

 

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