By Veronica Sandate Craker
Construction for additional storage space will begin soon at Twin City Foods Inc., in Pasco for an additional storage building.
The food processing plant has needed the extra storage area for some time, said Mick Lovgreen, Twin City’s vice president of operations.
“Some of our facilities are just getting there ahead of time,” he said.
Work consists of adding an estimated 30,000-sq.-ft. warehouse to house packing materials and a maintenance shop.
“We were storing things outside that needed to be inside,” Lovgreen said. “Basically cardboard storage and parts.
Puterbaugh Construction of Grandview is the general contractor on the $1.75 million project
Lovgreen said he expects construction to be complete by June.
Twin City Foods is at 5405 Industrial Way in Pasco. The company, which is based in Stanwood, Wash. also has a cold storage warehouse in Kennewick. The plant processes green peas, sweet corn, green beans and baby lima beans. The company has processing plants in Washington and Michigan.
For more information visit www.twincityfoods.com.