Construction begins on food manufacturer’s facility in Gaston County

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Executives and officials gathered in Gaston County yesterday to mark the start of construction on food manufacturer Häns Kissle Co.’s $42 million facility, the biggest project yet to land at Apple Creek Corporate Park in terms of job creation.

CBJ’s Collin Huguley reported last month that the Massachusetts-based company is constructing a facility of around 100,000 square feet at the county-owned industrial park, where it is expected to employ 219 workers.

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Häns Kissle manufactures salads, side dishes and entrees that are sold at grocery stores and supermarkets. The company is in the midst of a multiyear growth plan that includes establishing a presence in the Southeast.

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