Yet another food company has announced plans to add jobs in North Carolina.
PreGel America, which makes the ingredients for desserts, announced this morning that it will expand its existing facility in Concord.
The expansion will create 48 jobs. The company expects to invest $11.4 million in the facility. PreGel America currently employs 80 people at the facility.
Salaries will vary by job function, but the minimum average annual wage for the new jobs is estimated to be $40,500, plus benefits, according to an announcement from Gov. Bev Perdue's office. The Cabarrus County average annual wage is $32,448.