Madrona Specialty Foods Opening Hub in University Area of Charlotte NC
The Charlotte Business Journal reported today that Madrona Specialty Foods of Tukwila, WA will be expanding operations to the East Coast by opening a manufacturing & distribution facility in Charlotte.
The maker of specialty crackers, cookies and candies has signed a lease for a 88,000 square foot industrial building on Lakeview RD near I-77 & W. WT Harris Blvd.
The company plans to have the facility operational by August and plans to hire 30 production & warehouse workers immediately. It plans to hire an additional 50 employees during the next 3-5 years.
Charlotte beat out Atlanta, Charleston & Jacksonville for the company's move because of Charlotte's "business-friendly climate, reputation and easy airport access."