Sun May 22, 2022

Fruit processor to construct near Whiteville, create 50 jobs

Columbus Jobs Foundation President Les High, left, listens as Brick Rooks of Carolina Berry Group announces plans to construct a fruit processing facility west of Whiteville during the CJF annual meeting Thursday night at the Lab Entrepreneurship Center.

A fruit processing facility that will hire 50 people is planning to start construction of a $10-12 million building outside Whiteville as early as six months from now. 

Carolina Berry Group made the announcement during the Columbus Jobs Foundation annual meeting Thursday night at the Lab Entrepreneurship Center in downtown Whiteville

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