Founded over 26 years ago in Sonoma County, California, Amy’s is a world leader in the production of natural and organic convenience foods. The company expanded its facility-owned operations by purchasing the 500,000-square-foot facility in Pocatello, Idaho in December 2014.
In 2012, Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya converted an empty Twin Falls processing plant into a modern, state-of-the-art facility that produces its popular yogurt brand. The company invested $350 in the conversion, which was completed in just under a year. Chobani was attracted to the Twin Falls area for its ample milk supply, skilled workforce, and close proximity to US I-84. Besides hiring employees for the plant, Chobani uses two million pounds of the region’s milk each day.
Fabri-Kal is a leading provider of plastic foodservice and custom thermoformed packaging solutions. One of the largest thermoformers in North America, Fabri-Kal’s customer base includes thousands of foodservice operators and dozens of consumer product manufacturers. Headquartered in Kalamazoo, Mich., the company expanded into Burley, Idaho with a new 100,000 square foot design and manufacturing facility.
Kochava, a worldwide leader in mobile attribution analytics and optimization, is expanding its operations in Sandpoint. Kochava plans to hire up to 35 new employees in the coming months and a total of 50 employees over the next five years. The company’s pioneering analytics and data visualization tools have led to global customer growth of more than 361 percent over the past year. Kochava is integrated with more than 700 publishers and is trusted by brands like Facebook, Google, Yahoo! and Pandora.