The Hershey Co. has announced an expansion of its Stuarts Draft, VA, plant, which will become the company's "new peanut roasting center of excellence" for its Reese's-brand candy line. The $104 million expansion, which will add 64,000 square feet onto the plant's existing building, is expected to create 65 new jobs. The News Virginian.
The Convenience Distribution Association (CDA) is the trade organization working on behalf of convenience products distributors in the United States. Its distributor members represent more than $92 billion in U.S convenience product sales, serving a wide variety of small retail formats. Associate members include leading convenience product manufacturers, brokers, retailers, suppliers and others allied to the industry.