FoxFarm Soil and Fertilizer Company establishing Anderson County manufacturing facility
November 26, 2014
$6.9 million investment expected to result in 27 new jobs
A family business that specializes in the manufacturing of garden products, premium potting soils and both natural and organic dry and liquid fertilizers is establishing operations in Anderson County. FoxFarm Soil and Fertilizer Company is investing $6.9 million to locate in Pendleton S.C., creating an expected 27 new jobs.
Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Samoa, Calif., FoxFarm is a nationally-recognized company dedicated to both the production of high-quality gardening products and protection of the environment. Available for purchase in local retail establishments in every state, including 14 locations in South Carolina.
Located at, 1001 Lebanon Road in Pendleton, S.C., the establishment of FoxFarm’s Anderson County operations will include the construction of a 60,000 square-foot facility to house the company’s manufacturing and packaging operations. After several years, FoxFarm anticipates further expansion to its Anderson County operations.
In an effort to strengthen community relationships, FoxFarm is reaching out to local colleges and universities to offer industry-related internship programs to viable candidates. Currency can take on many forms and FoxFarm will participate in specialized education for the community. Furthermore, FoxFarm pledges to actively participate in local shelter and food programs by providing supply for the local food banks and outreach programs through the company’s trail gardens, while promoting healthy living through naturally grown products.
Hiring for the new positions is expected to take place in January 2015. Those interested in joining the FoxFarm team may visit the company’s online career page to apply. For more information on FoxFarm Soil and Fertilizer Company, visit www.foxfarmfertilizer.com.
Additional Sources: SC Department of Commerce Press Release | Area Development | Anderson Independant | SCnow.com