County approves bonds for Kraft Foods' $114 million expansion

2 years 10 months 16 hours ago Tuesday, July 21 2015 Jul 21, 2015 Tuesday, July 21, 2015 12:34:00 PM CDT July 21, 2015 in News
By: Katie Pylipow, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Kraft Foods is moving forward with their $114 million expansion of their Columbia plant.

Boone County commissioners approved the issuance of the chapter 100 bonds for the project Tuesday. 

Kraft Food's plans include a 25,000-square-foot expansion to it's Columbia plant, which produces Oscar Mayer hot dogs.

Chapter 100 of Missouri Revised Statutes allows cities and counties to pay for projects with bonds proceeds and then lease that project to a business.

Kraft Food's next step is to present the expansion to it's directors. 

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