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Despite closures, food processing is going strong in most of Idaho (access required)

Although the closure of three J.R. Simplot Company plants will be a heavy blow in southeastern Idaho, the number of food processing jobs in the state at large has remained steady. According to statistics from the Idaho Department of Labor, the average employment in food manufacturing statewide was 16,247 in 2013, a five-year high and up ...

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Deanna Darr has worked as a professional journalist and editor for more than 16 years, writing on a variety of topics for publications across the West. She is based in Boise, Idaho.