Peco Foods Will Invest $13.8M, Add 300 Jobs to Northeast Arkansas by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 10/24/2012 11:50 am Updated 4 years ago Peco Foods of Tuscaloosa, Ala., announced Wednesday that it will spend $13.8 million expanding a feed mill in Newark and a processing plant in Batesville, adding a total of 300 jobs. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.