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Mayor provides update on Synergy Food Group plans

By Tiffany Collins

Columbia Mayor Pamela Hoots is announcing that plans are proceeding on the Synergy Food Group's manufacturing location. Synergy Food Group is a production management and food marketing company headquartered in Murfreesboro, TN.

"We are excited to be locating in Columbia, Kentucky," said Greg Durrett, who is the CEO. "South central Kentucky is home to us; and, we are pleased to be able to be a part of a growing economy in this area."

Synergy Food Group has a new brand called EduKitchens, which is a K-12 program for schools, developed for the purpose of school nutrition. They produce the individual frozen; multi-frozen meal kits; in addition to shelf stable meals. They have SQF certified production facilities in Georgia and North Carolina as well as several affiliate offices.

Synergy Food Group will be having a groundbreaking and press conference prior to their opening. The company plans an initial job fair during the month of June. "We urge people in Columbia and surrounding communities that are interested to visit with us," said Durrett. "Our goal is to be a good employer for the community."

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