Ferrero USA, part of the global confectionery company Ferrero Group, has announced it will open a new distribution center in McDonough, Ga., in early September. The new 728,000-square-feet facility will add 250 local jobs.

In recent months, Ferrero has expanded its North American headquarters in New Jersey and opened two new distribution centers in Pennsylvania and Arizona, as well as assumed management of two manufacturing plants in Bloomington and Franklin Park, Ill. The McDonough facility adds capacity for Ferrero to distribute its growing portfolio of brands, including Butterfinger, Baby Ruth, and Crunch, throughout North America. Over time, the facility will distribute other Ferrero brands, including Ferrero Rocher, Nutella, Tic Tac, and Kinder, to support overall company growth.

“This represents another important milestone in the expansion of our logistics capabilities in the market,” said Luca Robbiano, vice president, North America supply chain for Ferrero. “Our new distribution centers in Pennsylvania, Arizona, and now Georgia are crucial for driving both strong organic and acquisition-driven growth.”

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