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Danone requests tax abatement as Shelby Co. is considered for new facility; 300 jobs

One of the top 15 food and beverage companies in the country is considering Shelby County for its newest location.

Representatives for Danone North America appeared before the Shelby County Council Tuesday seeking tax abatement as they also seek a site for a new facility.



Preliminary plans for the project were unveiled.



The project is described as one that would benefit the company especially as it relates to post-Covid and supply chains.



The Shelby County Council approved the requested tax abatement for the project should Danone locate here.  There is no timetable that has been mentioned for when the company will choose its new site.