Conagra Brands owned Birds Eye announced that they will be investing $78 million to modernize and expand the current 350,000 square foot cold storage and vegetable packaging operation in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. The project will add 140 new full-time jobs bringing total employment at the facility to 360 over the next five years.
Birds Eye processes frozen vegetables at facilities across the country, choosing to increase production capabilities at their Beaver Dam is a testament to the farmers across the upper Midwest. Birds Eye buys carrots, green beans, corn and peas from farmers in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota to supply their plant in Beaver Dam.
The company expects to complete the project in 2022.