ATLANTA — PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA), a division of PepsiCo, Inc., is investing $260 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Tucker, Ga.
PBNA will expand the facility by more than 260,000 square feet. It will increase production at the plant five-fold by 2025, making it one of the largest manufacturing facilities in the company’s portfolio. The expansion will create at least 136 full-time jobs, increasing the company’s total workforce in Dekalb County to more than 600 employees.
Through its operating facilities, PepsiCo has committed $460 million of capital in Georgia over the past two years. The company in July 2020 invested $200 million to expand its Frito-Lay plant in Perry, Ga.“This expansion will greatly increase PBNA’s production serving nearby Atlanta and the wider Georgia region to continue the growth of our business and customers in the area,” said Karen Jordan, chief supply chain officer at PBNA. “We are proud to increase our footprint locally as a supplier, producer and employer.”