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Rich Products Spending $100+ Million on Facility Expansion

The expansion of the company’s Brownsville, Texas, manufacturing site will add more than 150,000 sq ft of space to increase the production of its appetizer products.

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Rich Products, a privately-owned U.S. food manufacturer, is planning to invest in excess of $100 million to add 150,000 sq ft of space at its Brownsville, Texas, manufacturing facility to increase the production of the company’s appetizer products, most of which are sold under the SeaPak and Farm Rich brands.

When completed, the project will create more than 100 production and warehousing jobs. The expansion is Rich’s largest capital project to date.

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“Rich Products is investing over $100 million into the expansion of our manufacturing facility in Brownsville, Texas—a community where we’ve had a strong presence for over 60 years,” says Kevin Spratt, president, US/Canada region, Rich Products. “Our largest capital project to date, we’re excited about the opportunities it will create for our customers, associates, and the local community. We’re adding over 150,000 square feet of space to our facility to support production of our appetizer products, most of which are sold under the SeaPak and Farm Rich brand names.

“We’ve seen a significant influx in demand within this category, especially over the course of the past three years, and this expansion will add capacity for production, storage, and facility space to support continued growth. On top of that, we’ll be expanding our fantastic team in Brownsville, adding over 100 local positions across all difference facets of production and warehousing upon completion of the project. This is a true win-win—creating greater value for Brownsville, our associates, our customers, and consumers as a whole.”

Further details of the investment were not disclosed.

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