Nestle plant expansion to add 100 jobs in state

Nestle USA is expanding its Jonesboro plant, the company said Wednesday, investing $100 million and adding a new line for the production of Hot Pockets, which will create 100 more jobs.

The jobs will be added over the next two years and will be part of a plan to renovate and expand the Nestle plant by 90,000 square feet, according to a Wednesday news release. Construction on the addition is expected to begin in January.

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