One of the largest packaged food companies in North America announced plans today to expand its popcorn operations in Rensselaer. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation reports ConAgra Foods will invest eight-point-nine million dollars to renovate and equip its current 122-thousand square-foot facility, creating up to 80 new jobs by 2015. ConAgra Foods currently employs approximately 11-hundred Hoosiers and plans to begin hiring in July. Construction is expected to begin in August with work anticipated to be complete by early next year.
Interested applicants may apply through the careers page at ConAgraFoods.com.