Monday, April 29, 2013

Ark. official says ConAgra to add 50 new jobs



A new Associated Press report said ConAgra Foods is expanding its workforce in Batesville, Ark., as the company plans to produce a new variety of Marie Callender’s breakfast sandwiches. This move will generate around 50 new jobs at ConAgra’s facility in the city, a city economic official said.

Larry Jones, director of Independence County (Ark.) Economic Development, said this employment expansion will bring more green to the city as it generates new jobs. This move will increase ConAgra’s workforce at its Batesville plant to 310, Jones added.

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