Hanover lands sweet deal from Brazil

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A Latin American candy giant is setting up shop in Hanover County, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced last week, and will pump $5 million and 55 jobs into the production facility, its first in the U.S.

Chinese firm shelves Petersburg plans

A Chinese pharmaceutical company that bought a Petersburg plant late last year has put its $22.5 million plans for the facility on hold, the firm announced Friday.

Chinese firm to plant $22M investment in Petersburg

A Chinese pharmaceutical company is taking over a Petersburg factory that was expected to be shut down. The purchase, facilitated by Gov. McAuliffe and the local economic development authority, includes grants and tax incentives for the firm.

Under the lid of Sabra's hummus factory

Sabra Dipping Co. recently expanded its hummus production facility in Colonial Heights – the largest hummus factory in the world.

$40M worth of fresh dough headed for Varina factory


Mondelez International Inc., the Illinois-based holding company whose portfolio includes Oreo cookies and Trident gum, is planning to expand its Nabisco cookie factory at 6002 S. Laburnum Ave. in Varina.