Governor Wolf Announces Expansion of Nationally Recognized Food Processing and Farming Company in Southeast PA, Bringing Nearly 90 New Jobs to Region
Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that long-standing, family-owned Clemens Food Group, a vertically-integrated pork processor headquartered in Montgomery County, will expand its operations in Hatfield by building a new facility to support increased smoked meats and cooked sausage production.
“Clemens Food Group is a family-owned business that has been a staple in its community for over a century—founded in Hatfield, built on hard work, and committed to offering quality foods from responsible farming practices,” said Gov. Wolf. “My administration is thrilled to support a longstanding Pennsylvania business like Clemens in its continued growth, bringing nearly 90 new food manufacturing industry career opportunities to the community.”
Clemens Food Group received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) for a $215,400 workforce development grant to help the company train workers and a $2.5 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant. The company has committed to investing more than $228 million into the project, retaining 2,634 current positions and creating 87 new, full-time jobs over the next three years.