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August 26, 2021

Fuji Vegetable Oil begins operations in Jefferson Parish

(AVONDALE, La) – The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) is pleased to announce that global food manufacturer, Fuji Vegetable Oil, has commenced operations at its new processing facility in Avondale. The specialty oil and fat producer broke ground in late 2018 on a $70 million food processing, storage, and distribution complex on property owned by International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT) … Read more »

June 15, 2021

JEDCO, Jefferson Chamber to host in person seminar on marketing, branding and advertising

Join us Wednesday, June 30th, for an in-person Prosper Jefferson seminar on marketing and brand strategy. Read more »

June 10, 2021

JEDCO, key partners awarded federal grant to revitalize potential Brownfield sites on West Bank

JEDCO was awarded a $600,000 EPA grant to help bring new opportunities to underserved areas of Jefferson Parish. Read more »

May 20, 2021

JEDCO celebrates grand opening of first cidery in Jefferson Parish

JEDCO welcomed new startup, Kingfish Cider, to Jefferson Parish. The cidery is the first of its kind in the community. 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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