Whyte’s Foods coming to Wallaceburg

Wallaceburg was buzzing with activity Aug. 23 as Whyte’s Foods Inc. announced it is setting up a processing facility in the community, and will employ about 100 people.

$16.5 M investment; 100 jobs

Officials with Whyte’s Foods Inc. are “thrilled” after announcing a $16.5-million investment in Wallaceburg.

Beth Kawaja, president of Whyte’s Foods, said during a ceremony held at the fountain park in downtown Wallaceburg on Thursday their company recognized the value of the agriculture base and the quality products grown in Chatham-Kent.

“Mayor Randy Hope and his Economic Development team have been working diligently with us to bring this economic investment to fruition,” Kawaja said. “All in all, there is a fabulous support system in place in this community and we are thrilled to be a part of it.”

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