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Supreme Rice Invests $16.2 Million To Create Parboil Facilities in South Louisiana, Expand Product Line
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Supreme Rice Invests $16.2 Million To Create Parboil Facilities in South Louisiana, Expand Product Line

New plants in Crowley and Mermentau will result in 99 new jobs and 181 retained jobs. CROWLEY, La. – Supreme Rice, one of the largest rice-milling operations in Louisiana, is investing $16.2 million to develop parboil facilities in Crowley and Mermentau for a new line of ready-to-eat products. The expansion will create 20 direct new […]

Greenberry Industrial Manufacturing Project To Create 100 New Jobs in Jefferson Davis Parish

Greenberry Industrial Manufacturing Project To Create 100 New Jobs in Jefferson Davis Parish

Facility will occupy former Gulf Island Shipyard site on Mermentau River JENNINGS, La. – Greenberry Industrial, a Washington-based fabricator and contractor serving a wide range of industrial markets, announced that it is in the process of converting a shipyard fabrication facility into a manufacturing plant that will result in a significant number of new jobs […]

Southern Success Stories: SchoolMint

Southern Success Stories: SchoolMint

The Silicon Bayou welcomes another new member as SchoolMint selects a permanent home in Lafayette for their national showcase facility. As the leading K-12 solution provider for strategic enrollment management, SchoolMint is a major player in both technology and education industries. The company values the opportunities and incentives made available to them in South Louisiana.  […]

Lafayette Regional Airport Flies Forward with New Terminal

Lafayette Regional Airport Flies Forward with New Terminal

Market accessibility is a significant consideration when choosing a location to start or expand a  business successfully. Having instant and reliable access to the surrounding world is paramount for reaching consumers, suppliers, and collaborators — and ultimately finding success. Connectivity through air, road, and rail travel drives regional growth on every level. As an addition […]

Southern Success Stories: Coastal Plains Meat Company

Southern Success Stories: Coastal Plains Meat Company

With its abundance of natural resources, market accessibility, and proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, South Louisiana is a booming region for agribusiness. The recent expansion of Coastal Plains Meat Company in South Louisiana will create jobs and improve meat processing and distribution capabilities in the South. It also provides yet another reason for business […]

New Developments in Lafayette Embrace its History While Looking to the Future

New Developments in Lafayette Embrace its History While Looking to the Future

With its historic festivals, unique cuisine and distinct music, South Louisiana is known for its unique heritage. While honoring its rich history, South Louisiana also looks to the future with investments in economic development, infrastructure, and technologies. This balance of is essential to growing an area successfully. A perfect example of South Louisiana’s heritage-minded growth […]

South Louisiana 2021 Year in Review

South Louisiana 2021 Year in Review

What a year 2021 has been! From borrowed blooms to biofuel, medical marvels to meat production, South Louisiana has spent this year building better businesses and better lives. As we look forward to a new year of growth, let’s take a brief look back at a few of the major highlights of 2021. South Louisiana […]

5 Reasons to Develop your Business in South Louisiana

5 Reasons to Develop your Business in South Louisiana

Opportunity, stability, and diversity are essential components for successful business development. South Louisiana, which consists of nine parishes locally called “Acadiana”, is one of the few places with all three of these vital traits in full measure. It’s a place where professionals can find excitement, opportunity, and a thriving local culture, while employers enjoy access […]

Southern Success Stories: Cane River Pecan Company
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Southern Success Stories: Cane River Pecan Company

Agriculture is one of the largest pillars of Louisiana industry. Some farms have been in Louisiana families for generations while new plots of land are cultivated for future harvests everyday. Enjoying an average of 217 sunny days a year and balmy 70 degrees with regular rainfall, Louisiana’s semi-tropical climate is ideal for the farming of […]

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South Louisiana Announces Three Certified Sites in Lafayette Parish

Broussard Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) and Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) with One Acadiana (1A), Entergy and SLEMCO announced three sites located in Lafayette Parish have been certified under the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Certified Sites program. The three sites include: Girouard Site, a 31.42-acre site Martial Farms, a 32.55-acre site AC Commercial Site, a 44.94-acre […]

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