TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD Information 13) – The Farmers Expenditure Co., or FICO, is remaining its pecan processing plant in Sahuarita on the forestall of this year.
The group claimed they’re remaining the plant on account of to a not easy world pecan present marketplace, minimal-price tag competitiveness and monetary affects from covid-19. Throughout 130 of FICO’s 270 workforce will suffer from the closure and offered a severance package.
The plant will shut shelling purposes in December 2021 and client orders will entire shipping by way of January and February 2022. Proper after the closure, the get ready will proceed being an in-shell chilly garage and shipping facility.
FICO will cross on to extend pecans on its farms in Santa Cruz Valley and San Simon.
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