French owned La Fermière, a family-owned yogurt and desserts company, plans to invest $25 million to build a 45,000 sq. ft. yogurt and dairy desserts production facility in Batavia.
The company anticipates expansions at the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park site, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office said in a March 16 statement.
Empire State Development is assisting this project with up to $1.35 million in performance-based Excelsior Jobs Tax Credits in exchange for job creation commitments. Genesee County, Greater Rochester Enterprise, and Invest Buffalo Niagara are providing support for the company’s growth in New York State. The total project cost has been placed at $25.8 million. The company expects to be operational at the site by November 2023.