Packaged Salad Production and Distribution Plant – North Carolina

Major Location Factors

  • Proximity to interstate and major highway system
  • Favorable population size and demographic characteristics
  • Competitive local wage and benefit practices
  • Available water and sanitary sewer capacity
  • High-quality, abundant municipal water supply
  • Available state and local incentives and assistance programs

Austin Services Provided

  • Labor Analysis
  • Community and Property Selection
  • Due Diligence
  • Incentives Negotiation


Project Investment: $54 million

Labor Requirements: 300 unskilled, 20 semi-skilled workers

Site Size: 15-20 usable acres

Building Size: 250,000 SF


Original Search Areas: Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia

Final Location: Selected site in Gastonia, NC