Over 100 employees in Plymouth are about to lose their jobs.
The plant specializes in tomato processing. It’s been open since the 1980s, employing 105 full-time employees this year. Warehousing and distribution will continue at the plant until the February closing date.
Dave Meyers, chief operating officer for Del Monte Foods, said it was a “difficult” decision, but that the move will “meet consumer’s ongoing demands for high quality products at a reasonable value.”
California has the 9th-highest corporate tax rate in the country.