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Westrock Officially Opens 570,000-SF Facility in Conway

The state-of-the-art facility is only at 75% capacity, with pre-fitted infrastructure for up to six more packaging lines. read more >
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Westrock Coffee Reports $23.7M Q1 Loss, Conway Plant Delivers Its First Product

Based on its current orders, Westrock expects its new plant in Conway to run at 75% capacity in 2025, the first full year of production. read more >
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Westrock Partners With Dallas-Based Milk Cooperative on Bottle Facility

Westrock said the joint venture will provide its customers with a cost-effective and sustainable option for coffee-based ready-to-drink products in a format that includes dairy and dairy alternatives. read more >
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Private Investment Offerings Plunge in 2023

The number of private placements offered by Arkansas companies plummeted in 2023 compared with 2022, but both new and established businesses sought out investors. read more >
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Scott Ford: Plans in Place for Growth at Westrock in ConwayLock Icon

Westrock Coffee Co.’s Conway production facility isn’t up and running yet, but its CEO is already planning for growth. Scott Ford was the featured speaker at the Little Rock Regional […] read more >
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Joe Ford to Receive ‘Legacy of Leadership’ Award

Joe Ford, co-founder and chairman of Westrock Coffee Co. of Little Rock, will receive the Legacy of Leadership Award at the 36th Arkansas Business of the Year ceremony on Feb. 21. read more >
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Westrock Coffee Reports $26.8M Q2 Loss

Westrock Coffee Co. of Little Rock reports a $26.8 million net loss and closes a $118.8 million equity raise. read more >
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Walmart, Dillard’s Execs Top List of Highest Pay

Walmart Inc. executives, followed by Dillard's Inc. dominated this week’s list of public company executives ranked by total compensation. read more >
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Arkansas Teacher Retirement System Invests $25M in Westrock

The transaction is expected to close in August, along with equity purchases totaling $75 million from two other investment groups. read more >
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Central Perk (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Westrock Coffee Co.’s investment in central Arkansas is a big win on a few levels. read more >
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$22.34M Raised for Westrock Distribution CenterLock Icon

Tempus Conway DC LLC of Little Rock has a total offering amount of $27 million, but it looks like not all that money will be needed. read more >
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Westrock Coffee Reports 10% Sales Increase in Q1

The company's net loss for the quarter was $4.3 million, an improvement over its net loss of $4.7 million in the same period last year. read more >
The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce partners with other organizations to improve the lives of local residents.
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It’s Not Bragging If It’s True (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

It’s past time central Arkansas crafted a singular vision for itself to grow its economy. read more >
A rendering of the 530,000-SF Westrock Coffee Co. distribution center planned for Conway. The 72-dock building is expected to be complete later this year.
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Westrock Reports Losses for Q4, Full Year

An increase in sales was offset by rising labor and production costs, among other challenges. read more >
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Westrock Moves HQ to Campus Owned by First Security

The coffee, tea and extracts company has left Riverdale for 50,000-SF of space at the former Systematics office park. read more >
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Westrock Coffee Buys Bixby Roasting Co.

Bixby co-founder Miles Fisher, who is also known for his viral deepfake Tom Cruise videos, is joining Westrock as part of the deal. read more >
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Biggest Deals Down 74% in ’22Lock Icon

The state’s mergers and acquisitions market mirrored the global market, which also saw a significant decline. read more >
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News That’s Not Dreary (Editorial)

We offer some positive business developments, including Westrock’s plans for a $70 million distribution center, to start the week. read more >
A rendering of the 530,000-SF Westrock Coffee Co. distribution center planned for Conway. The 72-dock building is expected to be complete later this year.
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Westrock to Build $70M, 530K-SF Distribution Center in Conway

Westrock Coffee Co. of Little Rock says it will build a 530,000-SF distribution center in Conway, a little more than 2 miles away from its new manufacturing facility there. read more >
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Westrock Announces Extra $90M for Conway Plant With Q3 Results

The company also reported the acquisition of California-based Kohana Coffee LLC, a move that will help it develop and distribute ready-to-drink products. read more >