more

DOLE OPENS NEW PLANT

United States Cold Storage will handle the warehousing and distribution in an adjacent building.

Rendering of the new state-of-the-art Dole Packaged Foods frozen fruit facility at 1273 Medline Place, McDonough, GA 30253

Dole Packaged Foods has opened a frozen fruit facility in McDonough, Ga. The 60,000-square-foot facility is fully automated with four manufacturing lines capable of producing 60 million pounds of frozen fruit annually.
The operations will package frozen fruit for Dole’s retail, food service and private label customers on the East coast. Production is being phased in and the plant should be fully operational by September. When at full speed the facility will employ more than 100 Dole associates and will run three shifts.
This is Dole’s third frozen fruit facility in the country. Others are in Atwater, Calif. and Decatur, Mich. Dole (dolesunshine.com) is based in Westlake Village, Calif.

 

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.