SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Coffee warehouse company Continental Terminals announced Wednesday it will expand its operations in Suffolk for the second time.
The corporation plans to buy 3.7 acres adjacent to the $2.7 facility in Wilroy Industrial Park it purchased last September. According to a news release, the land will allow the company to expand their existing 70,000 square-foot building, that is currently used to receive, store, distribute and blend custom combinations of coffee.
The family-owned business was established in 1985 and has been in Suffolk for six years. It's first warehouse in Suffolk sits across the street from the warehouse bought last year.
The Suffolk Economic Development Authority will issue an Economic Development Investment Program grant to Continental Terminals to support the building expansion. The grant of $100,000 will be received by the company in phases once the project is completed.
The company is the largest handler of specialty coffee in the United States.
For more information on the expansion, go to http://www.continentalterminals.com/.
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