Hain Celestial has announced a new $10M food processing facility to be located in City of Quinte West, part of the Bay of Quinte region in Ontario, Canada.
Hain Celestial Canada is a leading food manufacturer that produces a wide range of natural, organic food and personal care products. The company sells products for more than 25 brand names including, Celestial Seasonings Tea, Yves Veggie Cuisine, Terra Chips, Tilda rice and Live Clean personal care products. The products are sold in major grocery chains, natural food, and club stores across North America.
Headquartered in New York, the company will establish their second manufacturing plant in Ontario with this 35,000 square foot facility in Quinte West. Production of their Yves Veggie Cuisine product line is expected to begin in February 2018 and the facility will employ 26 people.
The Province of Ontario has partnered with Hain Celestial and supported this project through the Eastern Ontario Development Fund (EODF). Ontario is investing $1,390,200 from the Eastern Ontario Development Fund, supporting a company investment of $8,539,960.
“Our company is at a pivotal point of growth, and this investment provides us the ability to expand in Ontario. We are confident that the investment we are making in this project will help increase our production capacity and enhance our competitive position.”
— Beena Goldenberg, CEO Hain Celestial Canada, ULC
“Hain Celestial is a valued employer in Ontario and Canada, and I am very excited the company decided to expand its business right here in Quinte West. This is great news for families in the community, and I look forward to seeing Hain Celestial’s continued growth and success.”
— Lou Rinaldi, MPP for Northumberland-Quinte West
“The City of Quinte West is very pleased to welcome Hain Celestial Canada to our community and we are thankful for the continued support provided by Lou Rinaldi and the EODF program. This is a huge economic boost to our area with the creation of new jobs and the spin-offs that this business will bring to our area is significant.”
— Jim Harrison, Mayor, City of Quinte West
“The Bay of Quinte Region, Ontario, Canada continues to grow and be the choice for food processors in North America. By locating here Hain Celestial can take full advantage of local supply chain connections, access to major North American markets, and a talented workforce with full support from economic development.”
— Chris King, CEO, Quinte Economic Development Commission
For more information on the Bay of Quinte region visit www.quintedevelopment .com
For more information on the Province of Ontario’s EODF announcement see the press release