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Operation Oswego County Presents Award To Champlain Valley Specialty

Champlain Valley Specialty
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OSWEGO, NY – At its annual meeting in June, Operation Oswego County presented its 2015 Jobs Award, recognizing significant capital investment as well as job creation and retention, to Champlain Valley Specialty for its very significant contribution to the Oswego County and Central New York economies by establishing in 2012 a multi-million dollar apple processing and packaging plant that has grown to be more than 100,000 sf in the town of Oswego; for creating more than 175 manufacturing jobs in the food processing industry; for being the fifth largest manufacturing employer and 15th largest private employer in Oswego County; and for utilizing locally and regionally grown apples to produce pre-sliced ready to eat apples for school, retail and restaurant markets.

Pictured from left are: Kevin LaMontagne, OOC board president, Jeremy Dygert, vice president of operations at Champlain Valley Specialty, and L. Michael Treadwell, OOC executive director.