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Posted on: July 15, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 400+ New Jobs Added In Ellis County Amidst COVID-19

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On July 14th, Freshpet Inc. solidified an agreement with Ellis County expected to create over 400 new jobs with a $267 million dollar investment in Ellis County and the City of Ennis. The new Freshpet location is one of three national facilities and the only slated for the State of Texas. The Ellis County Commissioners Court unanimously approved the 70% 7-year tax abatement agreement with Freshpet Inc. Freshpet is a pet food distribution center that focuses on all-natural pet food with no additives, preservatives, or powders.

“We proudly welcome the only Freshpet location in the State of Texas to Ellis County. Ellis County’s willingness to partner with local city governments, school districts, and communities provides the opportunity to bring unique businesses and jobs all across our great county. Freshpet’s decision to build one of three national facilities in Ellis County showcases the healthy economic climate that is on the rise,” said Ellis County Judge Todd Little. “Freshpet’s investment in Ellis County inspires more jobs and opportunities for our community and our citizens. As the quality of life continues to increase for residents, we will continue to make strides today to prepare for a more prosperous tomorrow. Together we win.”                                                       


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