Peco Foods Will Invest $13.8M, Add 300 Jobs to Northeast Arkansas by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 10/24/2012 11:50 am Updated 5 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 articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.