“I am excited that a great company like AFB is answering that call and investing in the Columbus community,” Kemp said in a part of his statement. “Near Fort Benning, AFB will find a highly capable workforce ready to meet their needs. I look forward to seeing this project’s impact, including its impact on the many military and veteran residents who could fill these quality positions.”
AFB International develops, manufactures and sells palatant ingredients to pet food companies worldwide. Palatant ingredients are designed to make pet foods, treats and other supplements taste better.
“AFB is excited to become part of the Columbus community,” company president Jared Lozo said in a statement.
“We are proud of the work we’ve done since 1986 to make pet food taste great, and pleased to continue our growth with the talented workforce in the Columbus region,” he added. “For AFB, this plant is key to fulfilling our commitment to be the most responsive and reliable supplier of pet food palatant solutions in the world.”
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