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By Ray King/Pine Bluff Commercial | Jul 27, 2017

A California-based company is looking to cash-in on American’s desire to eat healthier and has picked Pine Bluff as the place to do it. Western Foods announced Wednesday that they will take over a vacant building in the Jefferson Industrial Park and establish a gluten-free rice flour and “ancient grain milling business.”

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By Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County | Jul 26, 2016

The Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County welcomes Highland Pellets, a world-class wood pellet manufacturer, to the Pine Bluff. We are excited to have them here investing in our communities. Take a minute to watch the following video to see what they are all about and catch a glimpse of the construction process in action for their new facility.

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By Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County | Feb 19, 2016

Jefferson County is on the list of consideration for a major GTL plant. Learn about the specifics from this fact sheet.

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By Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County | Feb 16, 2016

Pine Bluff, Arkansas---The Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County (Alliance) announces that Arkansas is being considered as the top location to build and operate a multibillion-dollar industrial processing facility that will convert natural gas into clean-burning diesel fuel. The project is being developed by Energy Security Partners LLC (ESP), headquartered in Little Rock.

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By Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County | Oct 20, 2015

The Jefferson County Legislative Delegation will host the 4th, and final, of a series of public forums, this time with a session on jobs and economic development.

The event will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 25th, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative (the old Sears building), 912 W. Sixth Ave. The public is invited to attend.

State legislators will lead a discussion about job growth, small & minority business, access to capital, youth entrepreneurship, and job training.

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