by Staff Reporter, Times & Democrat
Posted: Friday, February 3, 2012 at 3:39PM EST
COLUMBIA - Highland Baking Company, a wholesale bread baking company, today announced plans to locate its new production facility in Spartanburg County. The $9.48 million investment is expected to generate 196 new jobs over the next five years.
"We look forward to opening our new facility in South Carolina. This is an important step in our company's growth. Spartanburg County is a great fit for our business and offers a business-friendly climate and excellent market access," said Stuart Rosen, vice president of Highland Baking Company.
Highland Baking Company, based in Northbrook, Ill., will locate its new bread production and distribution facility in an existing building in Spartanburg County. The company specializes in producing custom bread products for national restaurant chains.
"South Carolina continues to be the place where companies want to invest, and Highland Baking Company is a great example. We celebrate their decision to establish operations here and create 196 new jobs in Spartanburg County," said Gov. Nikki Haley.
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