Jackson, Miss. – Consumer packaged goods company Post Consumer Brands has located new distribution operations in Byhalia, Miss., in Marshall County. The project is creating at least 32 new jobs.
“North Mississippi is a prime location for companies with distribution needs. I appreciate the Post Consumer Brands team for realizing the benefits of doing business in Mississippi. I know the company’s new location in Marshall County will allow it to effectively and efficiently serve its customers,” Gov. Bryant said. “I wish the company many years of success in our state.”
A business unit of Post Holdings, Inc., located its distribution operations in the 554,000-square-foot Spec Building II in the Gateway Global Logistics Center, which is located in the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park.
Mississippi Development Authority provided guidance on ad valorem tax abatements for the project. Marshall County provided ad valorem tax exemptions for the project, as well as a free port warehouse exemption for finished goods inventory leaving the state.
“MDA welcomes Post Consumer Brands as the newest corporate citizen to the state of Mississippi. We thank the company for bringing 32 new career opportunities to the people of Marshall County,” said MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough. “We salute our partners at the Marshall County Industrial Development Authority and the Marshall County Board of Supervisors. Their teamwork with MDA played an important role in bringing Post Consumer Brands to North Mississippi.”
Post Holdings, Inc., headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is a consumer packaged goods holding company operating in the center-of-the store, foodservice, food ingredient, private label, refrigerated and active nutrition food categories. Through its Post Consumer Brands business, Post is a leader in the ready-to-eat cereal category and offers a broad portfolio that includes recognized brands such as Honey Bunches of Oats®, Pebbles™, Great Grains®, Grape-Nuts®, Honeycomb®, Frosted Mini Spooners®, Golden Puffs®, Cinnamon Toasters®, Fruity Dyno-Bites®, Cocoa Dyno-Bites®, Berry Colossal Crunch® and Malt-O-Meal® hot wheat cereal. For more information, visit www.postholdings.com.
About Mississippi Development Authority
Mississippi Development Authority is the state’s lead economic and community development agency. MDA focuses on new business recruitment, existing business expansion, workforce training, and tourism promotion. For more information, visit MDA’s website at www.mississippi.org.