Governor Mike Beebe Will Award Peco Foods

Governor Mike Beebe will award Peco Foods a $485,000 Arkansas Economic Development Commission grant in recognition of its expansion project at the Newark mill and Batesville plant. Peco Foods, with the aid of a $175,000 local incentive grant from the Independence County Economic Development Commission, invested $13.8 million in the project.

The expansion project in conjunction with the County’s investment and the Economic Development Commission grant is projected to create 300 new jobs by March 1st of 2013.

We invite you to join us at Peco Foods located at 625 Allen St. in Batesville at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 in celebration of this momentous occasion.