Mira International Foods, Inc. establishing operations in Beaufort County
Shenandoah Growers, Inc. establishing high-tech indoor farm in Anderson County
Prestage Farms of South Carolina, LLC establishing new operation in Kershaw County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Prestage Farms of South Carolina, LLC, a division of Prestage Farms, today announced plans to construct a new processing facility in Kershaw County. The $150 million investment will create 292 new jobs.
Founded in 1983, Prestage Farms is a family-owned, family-led producer of quality pork and poultry products. With facilities in seven states and more than 2,700 employees, Prestage Farms has operated in South Carolina since 1994.Read More
Nestlé USA expanding operations in Cherokee County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Nestlé USA, a leading food and beverage company, today unveiled plans to expand operations in Cherokee County. The $100 million investment will create approximately 160 new jobs.
A division of Nestlé S.A., headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland, Nestlé USA’s portfolio includes brands such as STOUFFER’S, COFFEE MATE, DIGIORNO and NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE.Read More
State of South Carolina announces 2020 industry recruitment results
The South Carolina Department of Commerce today released its 2020 industry recruitment results. In total, the state won 126 economic development projects, accounting for $4 billion in capital investment and 11,147 new jobs.
"Team South Carolina continues to cultivate a diverse economy in all corners of our state," said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. "To increase our recruitment to $4 billion in capital investment - particularly during an unprecedented year - takes a remarkable amount of collaboration and unwavering commitment from many partners across this state."Read More
Agriculture Technology Campus establishing 1,000-acre operation in Hampton County
S.C. Commerce launches Business Development website
The South Carolina Department of Commerce today announced the launch of a new business development website. This online platform offers S.C. companies – of all sizes – a multitude of valuable resources throughout the phases of development and growth.Read More
Non-essential businesses in South Carolina to temporarily close
COLUMBIA, S.C. - In response to the announced temporary closure of non-essential businesses in the state, S.C. Commerce has expanded its online resources to assist companies in navigating the impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).Read More
Pee Dee Extractors, LLC establishing operations in Marion County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Pee Dee Extractors, LLC, a hemp processing company, today announced plans to establish operations in Marion County. The company’s more $2.9 million investment is projected to create 25 new jobs.
Using a carbon dioxide extraction method, Pee Dee Extractors, LLC processes hemp for CBD and its byproducts.
Located at 1506 U.S. 378 in Gresham, Pee Dee Extractors, LLC’s new facility will serve as a location where the company can grow hemp for seed production and also research development.Read More