Frito-Lay has announced a $200 million expansion in Georgia.
On July 8, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp said the new operations in Perry, Georgia will create 120 jobs. The expansion will add a new tortilla chip line as well as a second Baked Cheetos Puffs production line.
The move will also create space for further development and provide additional warehouse space.
Frito-Lay has been manufacturing in Perry for more than 30 years. According to the company, it is a key contributor to the Georgia economy.
The site is the largest Frito-Lay manufacturing facility in the United States with more than 1,000 employees.
Frito-Lay is a $17 billion division of PepsiCo.