US - Nevada has a new company to help diversify the economy of Hawthorne, a small town located in Western Nevada.
"The company brings to our community badly needed new jobs, a new industry for Nevada and an economic boost not only to Hawthorne, but all of Nevada," said Shelley Hartmann, Executive Director of Mineral County Economic Development Authority a partner in Highway 95 RDA.
Nevada will soon be home to the first large scale pasture raised organic egg and meat production facility. The pasture raised organic egg and meat industry will, within a short period of time, become a leading segment of the $50 billion organic product industry.
Green Energy Nevada, LLC., an innovative company with proprietary processes for green energy, environmental, and ecological solutions, has received final approval from the Mineral County Board of County Commissioners and the Planning Commission to move forward with producing pasture raised organic products in Hawthorne, Nevada, within three months.
A large scale pasture raised, organic poultry operation is timely. Studies released by the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and from focus groups with consumers and distributors defined opportunities for the pasture raised organic poultry markets in Nevada.
Green Energy Nevada, LLC is focused on becoming the exclusive supplier of Nevada Grown pasture raised organic poultry products.
"We believe by developing a reliable supply chain filled with healthier products and most likely at lower prices as well as proximity and business structure in Nevada. Such an alliance will be a tremendous boost to Nevada’s economy," said Arvind Nair, Chief Operations Officer.
The company is projecting an initial investment of $20,000,000 into the Hawthorne community and will create 500 to 1,000 jobs in 2014.
"Veterans, disabled workers, under-employed and unemployed area residents will be our initial hiring focus," said Mr Nair.
As a relatively new industry to the area, Green Energy Nevada has developed an employee training curriculum to meet or surpass USDA rules and certifying agencies criteria for this type of operation.
Although, the company will provide the mandatory training at no cost, they realize a five weeks training programme could cause economic hardship to the applicants.
Currently the company is seeking assistance or available grants through State and or Federal programmes to offset economic hardship for the applicants.
"We are pleased and excited to announce this agreement with Mineral County and the City of Hawthorne," said Domenick Fugarino, Chief Executive Officer.
Green Energy Nevada, LLC., is planning a special graduation ceremony for the first group of employee trainees during Hawthorne’s Armed Forces Day celebration on 17 May 2014.
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