Tagged: unilever

Jonesboro Approves $41 Million in Revenue Bonds for Unilever

by Mark Friedman 8/7/2013 11:56 am

The Jonesboro City Council approves issuing up to $41 million of industrial development revenue bonds for Unilever United States Inc. to pay for an expansion that will add about 125 workers to its Jonesboro plant.

Jonesboro Council to Vote on $41M in Bonds Unilever Expansion

by Associated Press 8/5/2013 7:27 am

The Jonesboro City Council is considering a plan this week to authorize up to $41 million in revenue bonds to help Unilever complete an expansion at its plant, which makes hair-care products.

Diverse Economy Powers Jonesboro Toward Future

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/25/2013 12:00 am

A tour of Jonesboro’s industry provides a glimpse into the economic powerhouse of northeast Arkansas. The list of world class manufacturing companies in Jonesboro is impressive; companies like Nestle Prepared Foods, Frito-Lay, Unilever, Nordex USA, Great Dane, Nice-Pak Products, Hytrol Conveyor Company, Post Foods and many others have chosen to invest in Jonesboro.

Hormel Closes on Purchase of Skippy, Little Rock Plant

by Associated Press 1/31/2013 4:55 pm

Hormel Foods Corp. has closed on its purchase of Skippy peanut butter, including its plant in Little Rock.

$700M Skippy Deal Gives Hormel a Boost in International Markets

by Associated Press 1/3/2013 11:12 am

Skippy, which is made in plants in Little Rock and China, is sold in about 30 countries and is the leading peanut butter brand in China, where Hormel has been trying to build up its Spam business for the past several years.

Unilever to Sell Skippy Brand, Including Little Rock Plant, in $700M Deal

by Lance Turner 1/3/2013 7:15 am

Unilever says that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its global Skippy business to Hormel Foods for about $700 million. Skippy's Little Rock manufacturing plant, at 8201 Frazier Pike in Little Rock, is the only Skippy peanut butter plant left in the country.