Healthy School Food Collaborative Expands in RTW Louisiana


Healthy School Food Collaborative is investing $4.6 million in order to expand in Right to Work St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. As a result, this will create 77 new jobs. So that’s exciting news!

From Area Development Magazine:

“This is a culmination of over a decade of working in this industry in Louisiana and we look forward to the opportunity to serve the community that has allowed us to grow.” […]

“Announcements like this one are positive not only for our economy but for the public health of our communities as well. […] The expansion of the Healthy School Food Collaborative’s Pearl River facility will support the company’s mission to provide Louisiana school children and their families with access to balanced, cost-effective meals while also ushering in new opportunities for the state’s food manufacturing industry.” […]

“This expansion from the Healthy School Food Collaboration will increase their ability to serve the needs of companies around southeast Louisiana. […] As our region’s food and beverage manufacturing industry continues to grow, so have the needs for critical services like those that will be performed at this new facility. This project also aligns well with a shared vision for St. Tammany Parish to evolve into a thriving light-industrial location.” […]

“Entrepreneurship and innovation are pillars of an effective and robust economic development strategy. […] The Healthy School Food Collaborative will be increasing much needed co-manufacturing, co-packing, and cold storage options on the North Shore, and creating new quality jobs in a high-demand industry for our area residents. Exceptional projects like this reinforce that St. Tammany continues to be the destination of choice for businesses.”


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