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A facility in Valdosta, Georgia, will cost around $200 million to build, opening 295 new jobs in Lowndes County. Valdosta is the site of a second Bimbo facility, a $25m hamburger, hot dog and sandwich bun plant that is close to completion.

In addition, a $431m plant in Zanesville, Ohio, will create 320 jobs.

The new positions include roles in production, packaging, shipping and receiving, support, administration and management.

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The announcements were made by the governors of each state.

The Peach State

“We’re excited that Grupo Bimbo has chosen the Peach State for this investment and look forward to others in the years to come,”​ said Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp, noting the state is currently enjoying a raft of investment.

“Last year, we celebrated over 60% of jobs created outside of metro Atlanta, and we’re staying focused on bringing opportunity to all Georgians, no matter their zip code.”

Added Valdosta’s Mayor Scott James Matheson, “We are delighted that Grupo Bimbo decided to add a second facility in Valdosta and Lowndes County,”​ said Valdosta’s Mayor Scott James Matheson.

“This project speaks to the positive collaboration between local and state partners that continues making our community a desirable location for world-class companies like Grupo Bimbo to invest and grow their business.”

The Buckeye State

In a statement, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine said, “The investment being made by Grupo Bimbo in Muskingum County will create 320 new jobs in order to meet the company’s growing consumer demand.”