- High-value food manufacturer to create more than 200 new jobs in Livingston
- Project represents the company’s first expansion outside of California
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter and HealthVerve Food Manufacturing USA, Inc. officials announced today the company will invest $2.2 million to expand its California-based operations and locate new manufacturing operations in Livingston.
By establishing its presence in Tennessee, HealthVerve will create 212 new jobs in Overton County.
The Livingston facility, which represents the company’s first expansion outside of its headquarters in Rancho Cucamonga, California, will support HealthVerve’s overall production, allowing the company to meet and exceed its growing consumer demands for shelf-stable beverages.
Founded in 2006, HealthVerve Food Manufacturing USA, Inc. is a high-value food manufacturer that specializes in canning processes. In addition to producing and developing innovative functional foods, HealthVerve is committed to research and development to bring wholesome and nutritional foods to its customers nationwide.
Since 2018, TNECD has supported nearly 30 economic development projects in the Upper Cumberland region, resulting in approximately 2,700 job commitments and nearly $1 billion in capital investment.
“Companies choose to invest in Tennessee because of our state’s unmatched workforce and exceptional business climate. I thank HealthVerve for its commitment to job creation in the Upper Cumberland region and welcome this new brand to Tennessee.” – Gov. Bill Lee
“Centrally located and home to more than 2,600 manufacturing companies, Tennessee is primed to welcome another great manufacturer like HealthVerve to the state. Livingston and Overton County will prove to be the ideal location for this company’s success, and we look forward to seeing the prosperity that will follow today’s announcement.” – TNECD Commissioner Stuart McWhorter
“TVA and Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation congratulate HeathVerve on its decision to establish operations and create hundreds of new job opportunities in Overton County. Supporting companies that create jobs and investment in the Valley is fundamental to TVA’s mission of service. We are proud to partner with Overton County, City of Livingston, the Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to further that mission and look forward to HealthVerve’s future success in the region.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development
“I’m pleased to help announce that HealthVerve will be locating their successful operations with the addition of 212 new jobs. This is an exciting day for our community as this announcement shows that Overton County is open for business.” – Sen. Ken Yager (R-Kingston)
“Tennessee continues to be a top destination for companies that are looking to expand their operations. This new location for HealthVerve will create more than 200 new jobs in Livingston that will further strengthen our growing economy. I congratulate the company on its remarkable success and applaud the efforts of everyone who helped to make this announcement possible.” – Rep. Ed Butler (R-Rickman)
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