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.

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.

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

by Lance Turner 1/3/2013 07:15 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.