Peet39s Coffee39s new roastery in Virginia should create 135 new jobs Photos courtesy of Peet39s Coffee

Peet's Coffee's new roastery in Virginia should create 135 new jobs. Photos courtesy of Peet's Coffee

Peet's Coffee to open East Coast roastery to accommodate growth

Virginia plant to open in late 2018

Peet’s Coffee plans to open an East Coast roastery in Suffolk, Va., by the end of 2018 to provide fresher product for its customers east of the Mississippi.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said Peet’s, an Emeryville, Calif., based subsidiary of JAB Holding Company, plans to invest $58 million in the 175,000 square-foot facility and create 135 new jobs.

The new facility will be slightly larger than the company’s current Alameda, Calif., facility and will hel

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