HP Hood plans to invest over $200 million and create 230 American jobs

Hood buys Batavia dairy plant, has plans for 230 jobs

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Dairy processor HP Hood has purchased an idled yogurt production facility in western New York and plans to invest over $200 million to convert it to produce “extended shelf life beverages.”

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Hood’s purchase of the former Muller Quaker Dairy plant in Batavia Tuesday. The Democrat says the new plant will bring 230 jobs to the area over the next five years.

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