Florida-based Sun City Produce plans to establish a 113,000-square-foot distribution center in Greenville County, creating 81 jobs in Piedmont over the next five years. The distribution center will create 81 jobs over the next five years, and will help the company expand its retail market presence in the Southeast.
“We at Sun City Produce Company are very excited with the opportunity Greenville has provided us to expand our business. The bustling growth, as well as the economic stability and infrastructure, were the key factors in establishing our Southeastern distribution facility,” said Sun City Produce Company Executive Vice President Kyle Cummings. “Being new to the state, we are eager to partner with the Greenville Area Development Corporation to further strengthen the opportunities for our workforce, so we may achieve continuous growth.”
The 113,000-square-foot distribution center will be located in the Matrix Industrial Park at 920 Matrix Parkway in Piedmont. Sun City Produce is a subsidiary of Sun Commodities Inc., majority-owned by Hillendale Farms. The company is a leading producer of fresh fruits and vegetables.
“As our state’s largest industry, agribusiness has an annual economic impact of more than $41.7 billion, and today, we’re proud to celebrate yet another win for that successful industry,” sad SC Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. “I offer my congratulations to Sun City Produce for establishing operations in the Upstate and look forward to supporting them in the years to come.”