Wal-Mart Pushes for More Arkansas Product Makers

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press  on Monday, May. 20, 2013 11:45 am  

Headquarters of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Bentonville

"We've got plenty of capacity for lots of items across the state. We just need more business, we need more activity," Zook said.

The company stocked a corner of the store with items made in Arkansas, including tortilla chips, bread, peanut butter, ice cream, paper products, beauty items, frozen dinners and other goods.

"You could make a pretty good meal," Zook said. "I don't see any utensils, though."

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