Marson Foods Announces Manufacturing and Warehousing Facility in Hazelwood | Economic news

Marson Foods, a leading maker of quality waffles, announced the opening of a new manufacturing and warehousing operation in Hazelwood, Missouri. The company, based in Carson City, Nevada, will lease 147,000 square feet at 1590 Tradeport Drive in Hazelwood Trade Port.

“I am delighted to have found a location in Hazelwood for the expansion of Marson Foods. The area and community of St. Louis has always held a special place in my heart. said Dave Marson, founder and CEO of Marson Foods and part-time resident of St. Louis. “This investment of nearly $35 million will create 45 to 53 jobs with an average annual salary of $112,400.

Marson Foods, which has several nationally recognized brands serving institutional food chains, primarily K-12, including Waffle Envy Artisan Belgian Liege Waffles and Wow Wow Classic Waffles, plans to open the Hazelwood production plant in fourth quarter of 2022.

The project was led by Margaret Riter of Steadfast City Economic & Community Partners, a leading community and economic development consultancy specializing in site selection, incentives and community revitalization. Kansas City-based Northpoint Development, owner and developer of Hazelwood Trade Port, helped market the community and location to Marson Foods. Engaged by the Missouri Partnership, Greater St. Louis, Inc. provided support, information and insight into opportunities for Marson Foods in the bi-state metro.

Marjorie N. McClure