Company bringing $15 million investment and creating 182 jobs
Columbia, SC — Moore’s Food Resources, a provider of all-natural foods, is locating new operations in Greenville County. The company is projected to bring $15 million of new capital investment and create 182 new jobs.
Established in 1997, Moore’s Food Resources has decades of experience in the flavor ingredient and food service industries. Certified as a Female Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, the company features nutritious, farm-to-table foods and dessert baked goods under the Sheila Moore’s Gourmet Recipes™ brand name.
Moore’s Food Resources is locating its new 131,200-square-foot baking facility at the intersection of Matrix Parkway and Old Grove Road in Piedmont, S.C. Hiring for the new positions is projected to begin in the third quarter of 2017, and interested applicants should send their resumes to Sheila@mooresfoodresources.com.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.
“We are passionate advocates of creating unique, wholesome, healthy, all-natural foods that deliver an unmatched eating experience. Our products are lower in calories versus our competition and contain no added colors, flavors or preservatives. We look forward to sharing our products and passions with the world.” –Moore’s Food Resources Founder and Owner Sheila Moore
“We’re proud to celebrate Moore’s Food Resources’ new investment in South Carolina and our people. Our state’s growing economy continues to show the world that South Carolina is ‘Just right’ for business.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“When a company decides to establish a new operation in South Carolina, it speaks volumes about our pro-business environment and workforce. It echoes to the world that we are a premier destination for industry. I am excited to see what the future has in store for Moore’s Food Resources and their new home in Greenville County.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Greenville County is pleased to welcome Moore’s Food Resources, a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, into our community. The company is a great addition to our growing food industry and to the Piedmont area of Greenville County. Sheila Moore has committed to being a positive corporate citizen and community advocate, and we look forward to the partnership.” –Greenville County Council Chairman H.G. “Butch” Kirven Jr.
“Moore’s Food Resources adds to the already-diverse landscape of specialty food products made right here in South Carolina, and the addition of this business brings important opportunities for our farmers.” –South Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers
Five Fast Facts
- Moore’s Food Resources is locating new operations in Greenville County.
- $15 million investment to create 182 new jobs.
- Moore’s Food Resources is a provider of all-natural foods.
- The company’s new 131,200-square-foot baking facility will be located at the intersection of Matrix Parkway and Old Grove Road in Piedmont, S.C.
- Hiring should begin in the third quarter of 2017, and interested applicants should contact Sheila@mooresfoodresources.com.
About S.C. Department of Commerce
As South Carolina’s leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. In three of five years, IBM-Plant Location International reports ranked South Carolina first in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment, per capita. The state won the Gold Shovel Award and the Project of Year Award from Area Development magazine in 2012, 2014 and 2015. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.