Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced a $50 million expansion for a Wayne County business.
Baldwin Richardson Foods, a food and beverage manufacturer, is set to expand its facilities in Macedon and Williamson, according to a press release from the Governor’s Office.
“New York is incredibly proud to continue our support for Baldwin Richardson Foods as it creates new, top-quality jobs for the hard-working men and women in the Finger Lakes region, strengthening the local economy,” Governor Hochul said. “The company’s continued investment in Wayne County is further proof that the food industry in the region is robust and vibrant, and this project will further fuel this momentum.”
Empire State Development has committed $2.5 million in Excelsior Jobs Tax Program credits in exchange for Baldwin Richardson Foods’ commitment to bring jobs to Wayne County.
“Baldwin Richardson Foods pairs a legacy of customer commitment with state-of-the-art technology to stay at the forefront of innovation. This significant investment will enable us to strengthen not only that commitment but also the economy of Wayne County and the Finger Lakes Region as we provide new jobs and the environmental stewardship necessary for a sustainable future. We look forward to continued partnership to revitalize the communities of this region,” Erin Tolefree, President of Baldwin Richardson Foods said.
The business is planning to install new machinery and equipment at two facilities. They expect their efforts to create 60 new jobs and retain 364 positions.