The new plant will:
- Cost $110 million
- Span 315,000 square feet
- Be located on 44 acres near Route 100 and Schantz Road
- Open in September 2013
- Employ 165 workers including some who will relocate from the company's outdated plant in Bordentown, N.J.
Township officials approved the project in February.
The state is providing Ocean Spray with a $4.52 million incentive package including:
- Money for infrastructure
- Money for job training
- A low-interest loan through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority
Based in Massachusetts, Ocean Spray is owned by more than 700 cranberry growers in five states and parts of Canada.
- Was formed 80 years ago by three cranberry growers from Massachusetts and New Jersey
- Includes Florida grapefruit growers since 1976
- Is North America’s leading producer of canned and bottled juices and juice drinks
- Posted fiscal 2010 sales of $2.05 billion