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GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS: Ocean Spray

By LVEDC Staff on August 26, 2014

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[/youtube]Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. is pleased to bring a little “splash” to your day. On April 29th, 2014 the Lehigh Valley officially welcomed Ocean Spray to Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, the location of their 300,000 square-foot, $110 million facility that employs 180 individuals. In this month’s LVEDC Getting Down to Business video installment, we turn our cameras on the company that has made their love for cranberries an international success story. We hope you enjoy the story about how Ocean Spray came to the Lehigh Valley, a tale that was two years in the making.

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