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Japanese condiment maker to locate in Clarksville


Kewpie Corporation officials announced today the company will invest $65.2 million to expand its U.S. subsidiary in Irwindale, Calif., Q&B Foods, and establish new operations in Clarksville. Kewpie, one of Japan’s top brands for mayonnaise and salad dressing, will create 85 new jobs in Montgomery County through its second Q&B Foods facility. Located on Corporate Parkway, the Tennessee plant will support Kewpie’s expanding market nationwide by increasing the company’s production of mayonnaise, salad dressings and other sauces. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Kewpie Corporation is Japan’s leading manufacturer of mayonnaise, salad dressings, sauces, marinades and other related products. Like its U.S. division, Q&B Foods, Kewpie serves its growing customer base through various subsidiaries around the globe, which employ roughly 10,700 people.