Twin Falls SIEDO Wins National Top 5 Award


By Jay Michaels

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) Thanks to five major business start-ups or expansions in the last year, the Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization got a nationwide award.

Expansion Solutions magazine gave SIEDO its Award of Excellence for food processing. Twin Falls was the only winner west of the Mississippi River.

SIEDO Executive Director Jan Rogers says, "Either in food science or food processing, for a total of about $650 million capital expenditures and over 800 jobs. That's just since last November 12th."

Those businesses include Glanbia, Chobani, McKain Foods, and Calva-Brewster in Rupert. And Monsanto will be moving all of it's natural wheat breeding scientists to a technology center in Filer.

October 10, 2013.

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