Sara Lee Food & Beverage, Downers Grove, IL, is building a 214,000-square-foot distribution center in Macon, GA, to store and ship refrigerated and frozen meats and bakery products to customers in the Southeast. The facility is scheduled to open in August...Associated Wholesale Grocers, Kansas City, KS, broke ground Dec. 13 on a new $50 million, 806,000-square-foot distribution center in Oklahoma City. The new facility will allow AWG to expand its capacity by 30 percent and offer 5,000 more items to the 199 customers it supplies. When the DC opens in September 2007, the company will move from the six facilities it now occupies into this one facility…Wal-Mart Stores plans to develop a food distribution center in Barstow, CA. Construction is set to begin in late 2006, with service to stores to start in 2008.
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