Taylor Farms booming produce manufacturing company adding 150 new jobs in Annapolis Junction

BALTIMORE, Md. — Taylor Farms, a produce manufacturing and distribution company, is growing its footprint in Maryland to meet growing customer demand for its healthy eating products.

The company, which has had a location in Maryland since 2004, is expanding its Annapolis Junction manufacturing operations and plans to add 150 new jobs in Howard County. Taylor Farms currently employs nearly 500 workers in Maryland. For career info, click here.

Formed in 1995, Taylor Farms began as one facility with seven employees in Salinas Valley, California. Since then, the company has grown to operate 13 facilities across North America that produce seven billion servings of fresh vegetables annually, feeding more than 120 million Americans per week. The fresh produce manufacturer says they prepare every one in three salads consumed in the United States. The company is also focused on caring for its employees and recognizing their hard work through employee appreciation days, bonuses, and awards.

As a result of their expansion, the company is eligible for a number of state and local tax credits, including Maryland’s Job Creation Tax Credit administered by the Maryland Department of Commerce.

Taylor Farms’ three divisions – food service, retail, and deli – provide products for various retail corporations, restaurant chains, and convenience stores across the nation and abroad. The company embraces a culture of giving back to the local communities it serves around the nation. Over the last year, Taylor Farms contributed $4.9 million to community organizations and philanthropies.

READ MORE of this story at Maryland Department of Commerce. Photo courtesy of Taylor Farms.

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