Taylor County snack plant bought by new company

By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News
March 8, 2018

TAYLOR COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Taylor County Development Authority has confirmed to WCTV that the former Snyder's Lance plant has been purchased by a new snack company.

Food distribution company Amrouch Snacks & Candy officially made the purchase last Friday, March 2.

Snyder's Lance officially closed in September of 2017 due to a step in improving "financial performance, balancing costs and experienced levels of profitability."

Around 125 people were left without a job when Snyder's Lance shut down.

TCDA says Amrouch Snacks & Candy will initially bring 40 jobs to Perry.

The first job fair is set for Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the site at the former Snyder's Lance plant.

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