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November 16, 2022

JEDCO CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF US FOODS’ EXPANDED DISTRIBUTION FACILITY IN JEFFERSON PARISH

JEDCO supported state-of-the-art expansion with infrastructure improvements (MARRERO, La) — The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO), in partnership with Jefferson Parish and Louisiana Economic Development, celebrated the grand opening of a state-of-the-art distribution center for one of the nation’s leading foodservice distributors Wednesday. US Foods joined company leaders, economic development officials, and members of the community to cut the … Read more »

November 3, 2022

NEW JEDCO LOAN PROGRAM CREATED TO SUPPORT LOCAL COMMERCIAL FISHING INDUSTRY

JEDCO provides innovative financing solutions to historically underserved industry The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) launched a new small business lending program to support the historically under-served seafood industry. Tailored to meet the specific needs of commercial fishermen and fisheries-related industries, the Seafood Enterprise Assistance (SEA) Fund offers loan repayment terms that align with seafood industry and fishing seasonality. … Read more »

October 19, 2022

U.S. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION AWARDS JEDCO $1.5 MILLION FOR JEDGROW PROGRAM

(AVONDALE, La) – The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) received a $1.5 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance Grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to provide critical gap financing that will help small Jefferson Parish businesses grow, thrive, and create new employment opportunities. The funds are available for small business loans through the JEDCO Growth (JEDgrow) Fund. The … Read more »

October 7, 2022

JEDCO celebrates launch of Avondale Global Gateway

A new era begins at the former Avondale Shipyards site as the development moves to position itself as a global manufacturing and logistics hub. Read more »

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Orleans Coffee roasts the stuff that runs the Parish. The coffee roaster has been in business for over 30 years and made the move to the City of Kenner after Hurricane Katrina.

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