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Bidfood Morwell new cold storage food distribution facility and LV Shade Sails expansion get Victorian government support
Latrobe City Council welcomes the Victorian government's support of 47 new jobs across Morwell and Traralgon through the Regional Jobs Fund.
Local businesses Bidfood Australia in Morwell and LV Shade Sails in Traralgon will both receive funding for their expansion plans. Bidfood will invest $13 million in a state-of-the-art cold storage wholesale food distribution facility, creating 40 new jobs for a mix of skilled technical, transport and management workers. The investment is expected to grow the business annually, contributing to a stronger local economy.
Poles are up for our new shade sail in Latrobe valley
Creating opportunities for locals
LV Shade Sails will create a new local manufacturing site - three times the size of the current facility - which will create seven new jobs for the region. Mayor of Latrobe City, Councillor Kellie O'Callaghan thanked the Victorian government for their support of Latrobe City's local economy.
"Council would like to thank the Victorian government for their ongoing assistance through the Regional Jobs Fund. Their support of expansions at Bidfood Australia and LV Shade Sails will create more opportunities for our local people. Ensuring our community has adequate career pathways and our City has opportunities to further develop and grow is a priority of council. We are pleased to see this positive news that supports this vision."
For additional information about council's advocacy efforts please visit Latrobe City's 'Advocating for our community' page.
The Bidfood new cold storage food distribution facility coming to Morwell will be similar to the one they recently had built in Corio at Geelong
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