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Del Monte Fresh Produce to bring 300-500 new jobs to New Castle County. Company Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results Today.
Date:  2/21/2017
ArticleType:  Member News

Del Monte Fresh Produce to bring 300-500 new jobs to New Castle County. Company Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results Today.  

The Christina School District is selling a building at 300 Executive Drive in Glasgow to Del Monte Fresh Produce.  According to this morning's  News Journal which interviewed  Dionysios Christou, vice president of marketing for Del Monte.,

"300 to 500 workers will be needed to package fresh-cut fruit, make protein salads, create fresh sandwiches and help ripen bananas and avocados,  The facility will employ 27 full-time employees within its first year and anticipates reaching full capacity sometime after December 2019."

Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc issued a press release this morning on its fourth quarter and full year 2016 results prior to the market opening and will host its quarterly conference call at 11:00 a.m. E.T. For more information on both, please click on the following links:

http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/education/2017/02/20/christina-schools-sells-money-draining-building/98151716/

http://investorrelations.freshdelmonte.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=108461&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2247538

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