MARTINSVILLE, VA. – Monogram Foods, which manufactures meat snacks, is investing $36.5 million into a 54,000-square-foot expansion of its production facility in Martinsville. The expansion eventually should create 2,000 jobs.

The plant produces such branded products as Wild Bill’s, Trail’s Best, Hannah’s, Bull’s, Bass Pro Shop’s Uncle Buck’s, Team Realtree, Enjoy and Hickory’s Best as well as multiple store brand products.

“Monogram Foods is excited to be expanding production and adding jobs in Martinsville,” said Ches Jackson, president of Monogram Supply Chain. “We have an excellent work force with a dedication to consistently high quality products, safety and efficiency.”

Monogram Foods purchased the Martinsville plant in 2009 and already has completed three plant expansions and tripled the number of employees there.