200 new jobs brewing at Concord coffee company

9:33 am | November 21, 2012

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — A company that makes coffee and other beverage products in Concord says it will add 200 jobs over the next five years.

S&D Coffee Inc. said Monday it will spend $97 million to expand its operations.

The company produces roasted whole bean and ground coffee, specialty coffees, hot chocolate, tea and other products. It supplies restaurants, hotels, vending machines and offices.

S&D has about 600 workers now in seven locations around North Carolina.

Salaries will average $36,000 per year. The average in Cabarrus County is $32,000.

The state awarded the company a grant of up to $300,000 from its One North Carolina Fund.

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