SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Industrial Baking & Snacks

Big Brands > PepsiCo

News in brief

PepsiCo pumps $38m into Frito-Lay plant in Connecticut

By Elaine WATSON , 18-Sep-2012
Last updated on 18-Sep-2012 at 16:29 GMT

PepsiCo pumps $38m into Frito-Lay plant in Connecticut

PepsiCo plans to invest about $38m on a new high-tech warehouse distribution system for its Frito-Lay factory and distribution center in Killingly, Connecticut.

The move will boost efficiency at the plant, which services Connecticut and other Northeast retailers and exports products for the military overseas.

State financial assistance will be provided by the Department of Economic and Community Development, with up to $3m in Urban and Industrial Sites Reinvestment Tax Credits, and Connecticut Innovations (CI), with up to $1m in Sales & Use Tax Exemptions.

PepsiCo invested more than $66m in an expansion project at Killingly in 2010, adding more than 70,000 square feet and installing new machinery and equipment.

 

 

 

Key Industry Events

 

Access all events listing

Our events, Events from partners...

Live Supplier Webinars

Using Barley to Formulate Healthy Food Products
Alberta Barley Commission

On demand Supplier Webinars

Raising the Bar: Ingredients, Claims and Increasing Consumer Appeal
Almond Board of California
All supplier webinars