Cooke expands operations in Suffolk
Friday, November 16, 2018, 03:00 (GMT + 9)
Cooke Seafood USA has announced new investments in its Suffolk facility, adding jobs and production capacity.
The plant, Wanchese Fish Company, was purchased by Cooke Seafood US in 2015 and has quickly become an important asset to the overall company.
? Photo of Wanchese main building in Suffolk. (Photo: Google Map)
As part of the expansion initiative, implying USD 2.8 million in investment over the next three years, Cooke plans to hire approximately 70 new employees at the Suffolk facility.
“We are excited to further expand our operations here in Suffolk as we solidify our position as a global seafood leader. This new investment will enhance our current capabilities but also provide us with the opportunity for future growth,” said the firm’s CEO Ross Butler.
The executive also thanked the Commonwealth of Virginia and City of Suffolk for its positive... FULL STORY