To meet the increasing demand of pet food, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company announced to invest $550 million to expand its Hartwell, Georgia, pet food manufacturing facility. The expansion will create up to 130 jobs in Hart County.
- Purina’s high-quality and nutritious pet care brands, the facility is expanding to add processing, packaging and warehouse capacity
- With this expansion, Purina now expects to employ up to 370 people at its Hartwell facility by the end of 2025.
The prominent expansions and deals by Nestlé Purina are featured below:
Aug 2020: The global pet food and cat litter company Nestlé Purina, announced to expand its operations in Cumberland County in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, the USA. The expansion will create job opportunity for approximately 94 people in the area. The expansion also includes new processing and packaging lines to its Hampden Township location.
April 2020: Nestlé Purina PetCare is a subsidiary of global food processing company Nestlé, had acquired natural pet food brand Lilys Kitchen. The UK based Lilys Kitchen is a leading producer of premium wet and dry natural foods for dogs and cats. Even after deal Lily’s Kitchen will continue to be run as a stand-alone business from its base in London, UK.
February 2020: Nestlé Purina announced the expansion of its Clinton, Iowa, factory. The expansion represents a $140 million investment that will allow Purina to meet a growing demand from pet owners for nutritious, science-based dog and cat foods using high-quality and trusted ingredients.
November 2019: Nestlé Purina PetCare Company commemorated the opening of its 21st factory in the United States in Hartwell, Georgia, to unlock growth potential for the production of popular and trusted Purina brands while making a significant impact on the local economy.
About Nestlé Purina PetCare
Nestlé Purina, is a leading pet care company, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. It is a subsidiary of global nutrition, health and wellness leader Nestlé. The company is an owner of leading brands in pet care like Purina ONE, Purina Pro Plan, Fancy Feast, Dog Chow, and Cat Chow.
Nestlé is the worlds largest, most diversified food and beverages company. Established over 150 years ago, Nestlé employs more than 300,000 worldwide. Nestlé is dedicated to advancing nutrition, health, and wellness in a way that is sustainable and responsible and the company is a leader in many of the fastest growing food and beverages categories including coffee, petcare, bottled water and infant formula. Nestlé has some of the world’s most recognisable brands, with household names like Nescafé, global icons like Perrier and local favourites like NaturNes and Milo.