Statement Regarding HP Hood Expansion

Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer

July 11, 2017

One of the largest national branded dairy operators to create hundreds of new jobs in Genesee County

Empire State Development announced today that HP Hood will purchase an idle 363,000 square-foot dairy processing facility and repurpose it to produce extended shelf-life beverages. The company plans to invest $200 million over several years. The expansion is expected to create 230 new jobs, as well as 524 construction jobs. 

State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer has issued the following statement:

"The dairy industry is a major driver of our local economy, and now Genesee County will be home to one of the largest branded dairy operators creating hundreds of new jobs. I commend HP Hood for transforming an idle facility into a $200 million investment."

Members of the community seeking to inquire about employment opportunities are encouraged to call 1-800-428-6329.

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