Materne bypasses Coburg

Materne bypasses Coburg

French applesauce maker won't be locating a new factory and 240 jobs in Coburg.

Materne has chosen another site outside of Oregon for the facility, company officials in a phone call Tuesday told John Lively, the county economic development consultant who was leading the recruitment effort.

Lively said Wednesday that he hadn’t been told in what city or state the factory would be sited, but he added that Materne officials believe that the site they have picked “provides a better and more cost-effective opportunity for them.”

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