Governor Cuomo Announces HP Hood Expansion to Create Over 200 Jobs in Batavia
Company Will Invest More Than $200 Million and Create 230 Jobs at Idle Dairy Facility
Supported By “Finger Lakes Forward” – the Region’s Successful Strategic Plan to Grow the Economy and Create New Opportunities
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the sale of the former Dairy Farmers of America plant in the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park in Batavia to dairy processor HP Hood LLC. The plant, which was originally constructed by Muller-Quaker to process yogurt, was later purchased by DFA, a national, farmer-owned dairy cooperative in 2016. HP Hood will invest more than $200 million over several years and create 230 new jobs in New York State over five years…….