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Wisconsin helps fund packaging jobs

Article-Wisconsin helps fund packaging jobs

Pinnacle Foods Group will expand its operations in the Town of Darien, Walworth
County thanks in part to a loan  from the Department of Commerce.


"I'm pleased to announce a partnership with the Town of Darien to help
facilitate the expansion of Pinnacle Foods Group LLC," Gov. Scott Walker
said. "My top priority is to continue to invest in our communities and companies
and create good-paying jobs for Wisconsin families."


The Town of Darien has received a $1,306,000 loan from the Community Development
Block Grant-Economic Development Program administered by Commerce. The funds
will be used by the company to purchase equipment and by the Municipality for
administration. The total project cost is $39.4 million.


Pinnacle Foods is a leading manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of branded,
high-quality dry and frozen packaged food products in North America, with its
brands found in more than 85 percent of American households. Pinnacle's brands
include Birds Eye vegetables, Duncan Hines baking mixes and frostings, Vlasic
pickles, Log Cabin syrups, and more.


(c) 2011 Targeted News Service


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