Food packaging company to expand in Rockingham
WhiteWave Foods plans to expand its operations in Rockingham County, creating 36 new jobs.
The expansion is the result of increased demand for Silk, Horizon Organic, International Delight and LAND’ O LAKES products, according to Jim Peacock, vice president of supply chain at WhiteWave.
The company plans to spent $69.8 million on the investment, which will add a new warehouse facility and machinery to expand production.
Virginia competed against Texas for the project.
Gov. Bob McDonnell approved an $800,000 performance-based grant from the Virginia Investment Partnership program.