In 2015, the City of Hagerstown attracted Pinnacle Foods to 1100 Frederick Street, a 125,500 sf food-grade manufacturing facility formerly owned and operated by Unilever/Good Humor Ice Cream. The facility now produces Gardein products – offering meatless meats through a proprietary plant-based protein product. In 2018, Conagra Brand completed an acquisition of Pinnacle Food’s Gardein brand and the Hagerstown facility.
Investment and Jobs:
$40 million initial investment and additional investment now totaling $90 million+
125+ jobs created with growth to 242 jobs expected
Incentives and Programs Utilized:
An incentive package specific to the project was created by the City, County, and State.
The incentive package was based on a minimum of $30 million investment and 200 jobs created.